SPARS Sets Asheville Studio Summit

SPARS will present a regional SPARS Studio Summit in Asheville, NC, March 30–31, 2012 at Echo Mountain Recording.
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Echo Mountain Recording houses a vintage Neve 8068 mkII console.
Asheville, NC (March 5, 2012)—SPARS will present a regional SPARS Studio Summit in Asheville, NC, March 30–31, 2012 at Echo Mountain Recording.

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Participants will include students from the Music Technology and Recording programs at Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina, Asheville and Western Carolina University as well as regional members of the production community.

Topics will range from music business- and production-related panels to mentoring sessions for students and career-minded recording professionals. SPARS Board members and other recording professionals will round out the list of speakers and roundtable panelists.

Following a mixer on Friday night, Saturday’s schedule will include:
9:45 AM – Opening Remarks, Introductions
10:00 AM – Studio Tour, Echo Mountain Recording
11:00 AM – Presentation by Sean O’Connell (CEO, Music Allies)
12:00 PM – Lunch Break
1:00 PM – Recording Business Panel
2:00 PM – Post Production Presentation
3:00 PM – Audio Production Panel
4:00 PM – Speed Counseling with Experts – Mentoring Answers for Your Career
5:50 PM – Closing Remarks
6:00 PM – End

Participants will include:
Kirk Imamura, President, SPARS Board of Directors – President, Avatar Studios, New York, NY
Eric Johnson, Immediate Past President, SPARS Board of Directors – Executive Producer, Trailblazer Studios, Raleigh, NC
Dave Hampton, SPARS Board Director – President, MATK Corporation, Studio City, CA
Scott Phillips, SPARS Board Director – Studio Manager, Blackbird Studios, Nashville, TN
Rick Senechal, SPARS Board Director – Audio Lead, Microsoft Production Studios, Redmond, WA
Sean O’Connell, CEO, Music Allies, Asheville, NC
Dan Hannon, Producer/engineer/mixer/songwriter/musician, Atlanta, GA
Ben Lovett, Artist, Asheville, NC
Dave Harris, Owner & Chief Engineer, Studio B Mastering, Charlotte, NC
Jessica Tomasin, Studio Manager, Echo Mountain Recording, Asheville, NC
Julian Dreyer, Chief Engineer, Echo Mountain Recording, Asheville, NC
More to be announced.

SPARS Asheville Studio Summit
spars.com/events/asheville-studio-summit

Echo Mountain Recording
www.echomountain.net