Producer Steve Lillywhite and Shure's Mark Brunner
Santa Monica, CA (June 24, 2014)—The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing and regional Recording Academy Chapter offices have had a busy spring promoting sound quality, studio methodology and professional development.
On Thursday, May 15, 2014, the Academy's popular Grammy SoundTables series came to Chicago with "Behind the Glass with Steve Lillywhite," an intimate conversation with the multi-Grammy-winning producer. Shure's senior director of Global Brand Management, Mark Brunner, led the discussion, during which five-time GRAMMY-winning producer/engineer/mixer Steve Lillywhite shared stories with the audience from his humble beginnings during the '70s punk rock and new wave movement in England to his rise as one of today's most in-demand producers.
In Miami on Thursday, May 29, the P&E Wing and the Florida Chapter hosted "Listen Up! with Harman Professional," featuring "From Mic to Mix" with Eric Schilling and Carlos Alvarez at Noisematch Studios in Miami's Wynwood Arts District. The event was co-sponsored by GC Pro, the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users.
On Saturday, May 31, The Recording Academy Pacific Northwest Chapter in association with EMP (Experience Music Project) Museum presented the 14th Annual Pacific Northwest (PNW) Studio Summit at the EMP Museum's JBL Theater. The summit included Grammy-winning engineer/producer Andrew Scheps's "Lost in Translation" presentation, along with interviews with Ann Mincieli, engineer and owner of NYC's Jungle Studios; songwriter/producer Erik "Rook" Ortiz from the production team J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League; and 21-time Grammy Award-winning (and two-time Latin Grammy Award-winning) engineer Al Schmitt.
Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing