ADAM RALPHS, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Adam Ralphs (ralphie.) joined the BELLOSOUND team in 2011 as a production assistant for BELLO LIVE events. Since then, Adam's dedication and business contributions have made him an integral part of BELLOSOUND's continuous growth. As the current Director of Operations for BELLOSOUND, Adam's core responsibilities include managing talent and events, and overseeing the team's increasingly busy schedule.
Adam has embraced working in a start-up environment that aligns his passions for music and business. His keen interest in sound design and audio branding has contributed significantly to BELLOSOUND’s signature style. In addition to being a talented DJ with a strong emphasis on house, electronic, soul and dance music, Adam is also a key source of new music, business opportunities and creative concepts that keep BELLOSOUND ahead of the tempo.
DANIEL BUCKMAN founded BELLOSOUND in 2006, recognizing a genuine need and unique opportunity in the ever-evolving music industry. Upon graduating from The Richard Ivey School of Business and spending time abroad studying in Milan, Daniel returned to Canada and amassed a wealth of knowledge spanning 10 years in the industry. After working in artist management at The Management Trust, and then moving to Sony Music Canada where he rose to Promotions Manager, Daniel has established one of the most sought-after DJ and music curation teams in the country. But Daniel's vision extends beyond the audible, as BELLOSOUND continuously showcases music's ability to create a unique environment, strengthen brand identity and connect people on an emotional level.
PETER RALPHS (1946 - 2014)
PETER RALPHS's profound knowledge and sonic sophistication are a result of more than 20 years of experience in music, audio, and digital services. During this time, he's developed a prestigious and diverse clientele including Holt Renfrew, Four Seasons Hotels International, Club Monaco and Lane Crawford in Hong Kong helped BELLOSOUND reach new levels of success. Peter has also provided monthly album recommendations for readers of Canadian House and Home magazine, covering a varied selection of genres. With an extensive background in information technology, he was able to bring a crucial skill set to his clients at BELLOSOUND, including expert consultation on digital music delivery and playback systems.
Peter's warm spirit continues to be an tintegral part of the BELLOSOUND team. He is laughing and playing along to every song we hear.