Boston, MA (October 26, 2017)—Women’s Audio Mission (WAM) is presenting WAMCon, the first conference for women in the recording arts, in Boston, MA, November 3-4, hosted and sponsored by iZotope and PRX Podcast Garage.
WAMCon is an interactive recording arts conference for women with immersive workshops and panels with award-winning women producers and engineers in the music and podcast industries. WAM trains more than 1,500 women and girls a year in the recording arts to address the critical lack of women in the audio industry (less than 5 percent), and will be bringing its award-winning curriculum to Boston for WAMCon.
The conference begins with The Future of Podcasting Panel and Mixer on Friday, November 3 from 6-9 p.m. at PRX Podcast Garage, featuring women podcasting pros Chiquita Paschal (Gimlet Media), Cynthia Graber (GastroPod), Amory Sivertson (WBUR) and moderator Kerri Hoffman (CEO of PRX), followed by a networking reception.
The Recording Arts Conference on Saturday, November 4 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at iZotope headquarters features a full day of interactive recording sessions with indie band Lady Pills in the studio, from tracking through mixing and mastering, as well as beats production. The intensive workshops are led by award-winning women producers and engineers, including Susan Rogers (Prince), Leanne Ungar (Laurie Anderson, Leonard Cohen), Sarah Register (Lee Scratch Perry, The Shins), Maria Rice (Peerless Mastering), Laura Escudé (Alluxe) and Erin Barra (Berklee/Ableton). The event includes lunch and is followed by a networking reception.
WAM is a San Francisco-based nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of women in music production and the recording arts. The conference is open to women (transgender and cisgender) and non-binary and gender non-conforming individuals.
Women's Audio Mission