# Golden Era Musician
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Adam Reuveni, Music Director

My name’s Adam Reuveni and I’m the Music Director here at Golden Era Productions. This is the music scoring room where I do all the music for our films, our videos, our ads and PSAs.

Bert Drake, Chris Maio

CHRIS: So, my name is Chris Maio and I am the Music Mixer here and I am also the guitarist in the band and I have known Ron. I worked with him for 12 years, day in and day out. BERT: Right. Bert Drake. I am the Music Recordist and I’m another engineer here in the studio. I have known Ron 21 years.

Denise Sommerville, Adam Reuveni, Rick Cruzen

DENISE: My name is Denise Sommerville and I’ve been at Golden Era Productions since 1987. I… I was here the entire time—I mean, Ron… I was here working with Ron from 1987 until 2012 when he left. I was in the band with him as a singer for the first seven years I was here.

Denise Sommerville, Audio Operations Director

So over here is the room where Ron Miscavige did his composing; he wrote his melodies during the time he worked here. He was in this room for many years. He wouldn’t recognize it if he saw it now, because unfortunately we had no choice but to renovate it after he left.

Peter Schless, Musician

Peter is a Grammy-nominated composer of such hits as Jeffrey Osborne’s “On the Wings of Love” and has played with such artists as the Allman Brothers, B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie and Kenny Loggins. My name is Peter Schless. I’m a songwriter.

Rick Cruzen, Musician

I’m Rick Cruzen. I’ve been at Golden Era Productions since 1978, so almost forty years. And I am a musician, composer and a sound engineer. If there’s a hallmark of Mr. David Miscavige’s career, I would say that he is…he is the one person who has made sure without doubt that what L.

Russ Greilich, McHenry Ellis, Carl Leach, Tom McMurray

TOM: I’m Tom McMurray and I play that trombone and I write music. I’ve been with Gold for about, I think this is my twenty-seventh year. CARL: Carl Leach, and I’m the trumpet player here at Golden Era, and I have been here for twenty-three years. MCHENRY: I’m McHenry Ellis.

Russ Greilich, Musician

I’m Russ Greilich. And I’ve been a sound engineer and a musician. I’ve done composition and arranging here for about thirty years. Yeah. Come around 1983, I came to Golden Era Productions and I was working under Mr. Miscavige on the sound lines. And working on the restoration of Mr.

Tim Boyle, Senior Mixer

My name’s Tim Boyle. I’m the Senior Mixer, which means I mix the properties for Church of Scientology. It’s… we have a lot of movies and a lot of PSAs and… and things and I’m responsible for the final mixes.

Adam Reuveni, Music Director

Adam Reuveni is the Music Director at Golden Era Productions. A professional musician since he was young, he supervised Ron Miscavige.

Bert Drake, Musician

Bert Drake is the music recordist, drummer and engineer in the Music Studio. He has worked at Golden Era for 25 years, more than 20 of those with Ron Miscavige. He tells how everyone generously spent time in an effort to help Ron Miscavige keep up. “Ron required so much attention.

Carl Leach, Musician

Carl Leach is the lead trumpet player at Golden Era. A professional trumpet player who played in the Stan Kenton Orchestra and at top Las Vegas hotels, he has been at Golden Era for 23 years, runs the music library and played alongside Ron Miscavige.

Chris Maio, Musician

Chris Maio is the music mixer and guitarist in the Golden Era band. He has produced hundreds of professional guitar recordings, and worked with Ron Miscavige in the Music Department for more than a decade. Chris tells how Ron constantly was demeaning to others.

Denise Sommerville, Audio Operations Director

Denise Sommerville is the Audio production manager and has been at Golden Era Productions since 1987. An associate producer of an Emmy-winning television show, she was Ron Miscavige’s boss and worked directly with him for more than 20 years.

McHenry Ellis, Musician

McHenry Ellis plays woodwinds—sax, flute and clarinet. A veteran Las Vegas musician, he has been at Golden Era since 1989, where he worked with Ron Miscavige.

Peter Schless, Musician

Peter Schless is a Grammy-nominated composer of such hits as Jeffrey Osborne’s “On the Wings of Love” and has played with such artists as the Allman Brothers, B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie and Kenny Loggins.

Rick Cruzen, Musician

Rick Cruzen has been at Golden Era Productions since 1978 as a musician, composer and a sound engineer. Likewise, he worked with Ron Miscavige every day.

Russ Greilich, Musician

Russ Greilich is a sound engineer who worked as a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s been with the Golden Era Musicians for 30 years.

Suzanne Bolstad, Musician Administration

Suzanne Bolstad is a senior executive within the Audio Division and is responsible for the organization, training and efficiency of the personnel within the division. She has held this position for close to 10 years.

Tim Boyle, Senior Mixer

Tim Boyle is the senior mixer, and has worked for Golden Era Productions for 12 years. Tim is not a member of the Sea Organization. The former chief scoring mixer at Paramount Pictures, Tim is responsible for the quality of all final mixes of all films and video properties produced by the studio.

Tom McMurray, Musician

Tom McMurray for 27 years, working with Ron Miscavige during the time he was in the Sea Org, plays the trombone and writes music at Golden Era Productions. In his joint interview with Russ Greilich, McHenry Ellis and Carl Leach, Tom notes that Ron lacked discipline and work ethic.

Ronald R.M. Miscavige mug shot
Public record documents reciting details of the arrest of Ron (Ronnie) Miscavige show one of the women he was seeing had been the victim of a
human trafficking investigation, strung out on heroin. Her image was stored in Ronnie’s cell phone. This is the same cell phone number advertised
to reach Ronnie as a Manager at Long & Foster Realty in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Court disposition: guilty.
Ron's warrant of arrest for solicitation of prostitution.
Ron Miscavige paid $5,000 bail.
Ron was fingerprinted.
Witness subpoena.
Command to summon Ron Miscavige.
Ron Miscavige’s rap sheet.