Shady Palms Production

Shady Palms is a Full Service Audio Production Company and Studio

Led by an experienced audio engineer, Producer, and Berklee Grad, Shady Palms Productions is a Hybrid Analog-Digital Music and Post-production company located in Charlotte, North Carolina that offers professional recording services.Our focus is to provide high-quality work! With knowledgeable and friendly engineers, producers.

We have a large network of local, national, and world wide musicians, arrangers, composers, and producers to help you create your project and see it come to reality. We have Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz, Latin, Pop, Funk, Gospel, Hillsong, Indie Rock, Among other genres of production. We can provide horn arrangement, lead sheets, or charts for your song. Email for pricing.




Terence attended Berklee College of Music for Music Production and California State University, Northridge for Music Education and Percussion Performance. He has played percussion professionally for over 25 years. With more than 10 years of audio engineering and producing experience throughout Southern California and North Carolina, Terence Ervan established Shady Palms Productions in 2011 In Los Angeles, California and has recently relocated the company to Charlotte, North Carolina. 



– To me music is complete freedom.-

Neil is an award-winning film composer, and music producer from Upstate SC Having scored numerous films as well as podcasts,  audiobooks, and beats. Griffin also uses music to raise awareness for stuttering with his band “Antler Hill” Using the knowledge I gained from piano Neil plays a large assortment of instruments, including Guitar, Banjo,Bass and many more. Neil also uses music to raise awareness for stuttering with his band “Antler Hill” — IMDB: Website – Youtube – MrScarecrow864 Twitter – @NeilLeeGriffin

Jorge Espinosa-Cruz

Mastering Engineer

Jorge has been adding value to the audio engineering world for over a decade.
He started building his foundation as an engineer through the role of a live sound engineer for several bands, theatrical plays, churches, and festivals. Through this work, Jorge has been able to maintain a strong working relationship with local companies and artists while expanding in the music industry.Jorge’s technical background comes from achieving both a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration concentrating on Global Management. Jorge has been mentored by/under several Audio professionals locally and internationally. He also obtained an Audio Engineering Certificate from CPCC., finished Berklee School of Music Mastering Online classes and received a Mastering certification through the Mastering Academy. 

Jorge has proved that he is qualified musically and technically through both his education and experience. He is reminded of why working on music is his passion every time he witnesses the artist’s reaction to the finished product.

Makayla Belcher

Vocal Coach

Makayla is currently a student at UNC Charlotte studying music education and Music Education. She has performed in several notable ensembles in several countries, including Venice, Italy,and other parts of Europe. Makalya also serves as the choral scholar at an Espicopal church in Charlotte, NC. as well as a private vocal teacher. Makala have taken take vocal lessons from many greats in the industry including Christina Pier, Makalya also arranges vocals for pop, rock and choral ensembles as well as concert and marching bands.