Gordon came to CalArts in 1996 with 20 years experience as an audio and video engineer. As an artist, Gordon creates live improvisational soundscapes in solo performance and in ensembles with tenor sax, baroque recorders, theremin, electric bass and external processors. He has produced animation for Time/Warner children's videos, video for government, corporate, educational and entertainment clients, and mixed live audio for radio stations, Ventura and Los Angeles County community events and a thousand rock and punk bands. Gordon has taught college courses in digital photography, multimedia, and video production. At CalArts he designs, installs and maintains digital, analog and hybrid systems to create and support film, video, audio and immersive installation exhibitions. Gordon likes working with artists, consulting, designing and adapting technology to help realize their vision. He teaches technical courses in studio production techniques and systems. His endless quest is for “the sound never previously heard”.