L-R: top row: Andrew “Fletch” Fletcher, FOH System Engineer; Mikael Stewart, FOH Production Mixer; Maureen Droney, Producer & Engineers Wing Managing Director; Ron Reaves, FOH Music Mixer. Bottom row: Mark Linnet, M3 Offline Remix Truck Engineer-in-Charge; Eric Schilling, Co-Broadcast Music Mixer; and Glenn Lorbecki, GRAMMY Award Telecast Supervisor of Broadcast Audio. Photo: Kevin Winter/Wireimage
Santa Monica, CA (February 12, 2015)—The recent Grammy Awards was one of the most complicated to date, featuring a slew of top performers as they highlighted a wide variety of musical genres. None of that would have been heard around the world (24.8 million viewers watched in the U.S. alone) without the audio team behind the production, however.
The Grammy Awards’ technical staff consists of audio pros who using the latest in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound technology to enhance the show. The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing members Hank Neuberger and Glenn Lorbecki supervised the broadcast audio and the music mix respectively, while fellow P&E Wing member Leslie Ann Jones supervised the house audio.
The Producers & Engineers Wing