imgRome, Italy (March 23, 2013)—Stephen Webber, an internationally recognized author, professor of music production & engineering, and star hip-hop DJ, will present the Keynote address at the 134th AES Convention.  

Scheduled for May 4-7 at the Fontana di Trevi Center in Rome, the Convention will offer a program of educational Workshops and tutorials, research papers, standards and technical committee deliberations, and an environment for networking with the world’s audio elite. In making the announcement AES Executive Director Bob Moses remarked, “Stephen Webber personifies today’s AES membership.  He combines a deep commitment to education with a high-profile career as a creative DJ. An accomplished author and lecturer, Webber’s Keynote will provide a insightful bridge between the future and our legacy.”

Author of such successful books as Turntable Technique: The Art of the DJ, Stephen Webber is an international clinician who presents workshops, master classes and performance seminars on Production, Mixing Techniques, and Songwriting. An Emmy-winning composer who’s works include the Stylus Symphony, Webber was recently appointed Director of Music Technology Innovation at Berklee’s new campus in Valencia Spain. He addressed the Berklee Graduating Class of 2012, and has performed and lectured extensively in the US, China, Australia, Central America, and Europe. Webber is also an accomplished studio designer whose clients include actors Jack Black and Ben Stiller, and a producer/engineer who’s worked with NAS, Mark O’Connor, and DJ Premier.  

Entitled “Inventing the Album of 2025,” Webber’s AES Keynote will seek to consider what is technologically, economically, and artistically possible, to decipher what the record album should look, sound, and feel like come 2025.

“We have high expectations for the 134th AES Convention,” Bob Moses concludes. “Attendees will find many opportunities to listen, learn and… connect with each other.”

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