Al Schmitt, 21-time Grammy-winning engineer and producer
San Francisco, CA (October 17, 2012)—Sennheiser will sponsor “Al Schmitt & Friends: AES Roundtable of Award-Winning Engineers” during the 133rd AES convention at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, CA on Friday, October 26.
The roundtable, held in the Special Events Room #134, begins at 3:30 p.m. and is free to registered AES attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis. The panel will cover a range of recording-related topics and includes some of the biggest names in audio production: Elliot Scheiner (Foo Fighters, Eric Clapton), Ed Cherney (Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones), George Massenburg (Earth Wind & Fire, James Taylor), Chuck Ainlay (Mark Knopfler, Dire Straits) and Frank Filipetti (Foreigner, KISS). During the presentation, the panel will answer questions both in person and those posted by RSA members from the RSA forum page.
The roundtable will be hosted by 21-time Grammy-winning engineer and producer Al Schmitt and is being presented as part of Sennheiser's Recording Sound Academy (RSA) program. Admission to the event at the convention is free for all AES attendees. For those not able to attend, the event will be recorded and posted online at the Recording Sound Academy (RSA) and AES websites. The archived video can be viewed free for all RSA and AES members, and $9.95 for non-members.
By registering for Sennheiser's Online Recording Sound Academy, participants have the opportunity to have two of their own mixes critiqued by award-winning engineers, in addition to having access to live and archived webinars and other special events featuring well-known artists and producers. Members can also access exclusive tutorial videos and receive a free copy of CuBase LE5 mixing software as well as the chance to win a Neumann U 87 studio microphone.