Bill Hanley (left) and Rob Lehmann
Boston, MA (October 23, 2013)—Father of Festival Sound Bill Hanley shared his wisdom and experience as the keynote speaker of the Seventh annual Boston Area Definitive Audio Student Summit (BADASS).

The regional AES student event hosted on Saturday, October 5, 2013 by the New England Institute of Art was attended by more than 400 college audio students, educators, professionals and enthusiasts from the New England area.

More commonly known as BADASS, the yearly event is one of several AES regional student summits around the globe, offering workshops, tutorials, demos and panels to the next generation of audio professionals.

Hanley, pictured here with NEIA Audio Production Program Chair Rob Lehmann, offered details of his storied career as a pioneer of live sound systems, working with the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin.

According to AES Education Committee Chairman John Krivit, the eighth annual BADASS has been scheduled for Saturday, October 24, 2014.

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