Carolina – HARMAN Soundcraft’s “Mixing with Professionals” (MwP) series is making
a stop at The Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 17, 2013,
hosted by Broadway and tour sound engineer Lucas “Rico” Corrubia.
Corrubia has more than 25
years of experience as a live sound engineer for an enviable number of
high-profile gigs. He is currently a sound designer and consultant for the
Donny and Marie Osmond UK arena tour and hip-hop dance troupe “Groovaloo” and
has worked on Broadway and national shows including “Miss Saigon,” “Footloose,”
“The Who’s ‘Tommy,’” “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” and many more. He has
been a concert sound engineer for Lauryn Hill, the B-52s, Christina Aguilera,
Van Halen, The Roots, Frank Sinatra, Liza Minelli and other top performers.
Corrubia will give MwP
attendees in-depth training on the Soundcraft Vi Series consoles in a relaxed atmosphere
that allows plenty of hands-on time. If participants bring a USB stick they can
save the settings and take them on the road for their next gig, or keep working
on their settings using the Soundcraft Virtual Vi offline editors, which is
available free on the Soundcraft website.
“I have had the privilege of
working with some of the biggest names in the music business and on Broadway,
which is as demanding—and thrilling—as you can imagine,” said Corrubia. “I find
Soundcraft Vi Series consoles to be equally adept and completely reliable in
any live sound situation, whether it’s working in the same location night after
night or mixing one-off concerts with rock performers who can be completely
The MwP sessions will be held
on September 17 at The Fillmore, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd., Charlotte, NC
Two time slots will be available from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon and from
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The course is free to attend but registration is required
and space is limited. Details are available at usa.soundcraft.com and
participants can register via e-mail at Soundcraftemail@example.com.
Photo Caption: Donny Osmond (left) and Lucas “Rico” Corrubia
HARMAN (www.HARMAN.com) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide
range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and
professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer
segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®,
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generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where
they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped
with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about
14,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.3
billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.