The National Association of Teachers of Singing and the Entertainment Technology Department of NYC College of Technology (City Tech--my department) are presenting a very interesting workshop next Friday, and I am one of the presenters.
WORLD VOICE DAY, MICROPHONE WORKSHOP II
April 16th, 2010, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Voorhees Hall, 186 Jay Street, Brooklyn
From the NATS website (directions there too):
Vocal and audio professionals meet to discuss the complexities and demands of their respective fields. Collaboration between these two disciplines is extremely important to achieve a great result in performance, and this workshop seeks to bring the two disciplines together.
- How vocal and sound professionals can communicate to serve the needs of the production
- There is no “Perfect” sound
- How does live sound happen?
- How is the singing voice produced?
- Common sound and vocal issues and how to address them
- Panel discussion with top tier industry experts from both professions
Panelists/ presenters scheduled to appear:
- Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, Director, Doctoral Cohort Program, Teachers College, Columbia University
- Jan Horvath, Adjunct Faculty, CAP 21 Broadway and Off Broadway Performer
- John Huntington, Professor of Sound and Show Control, NYC College of Technology
- Abe Jacob, The “Godfather” of Theatre Sound Currently at New York City Opera
- Andrew Keister, Broadway Sound Designer
- Gary Mauer, Broadway and National tour Performer
- Dr. Pamelia Phillips,Professional Program Director, CAP21
- Michael Rider, Adjunct Music Theater Voice Faculty, Montclair State University Adjunct Faculty, CAP 21
- Dr. David B. Smith, Chair, Entertainment Technology, NYC College of Technology
- Philip “PJ” Volpe, Head of Sound, Metropolitan Opera
Note: (Please pardon any terse postings over the next week or so--home recovering from surgery and it's tedious to type)