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Texas Studio Sessions Feature Phil Tan, Elliot Scheiner and Al Schmitt
GRAMMY® Producers & Engineers Wing Events Hosted in Houston,
Dallas and Austin
AUSTIN, Texas (June 21, 2005) — Recording
specialists Phil Tan, Elliot Scheiner and Al Schmitt will host a series
of professional workshops as part of a Texas Studio Sessions series
in Houston on June 22, Dallas on June 30 and Austin on July 29, 2005.
A GRAMMY® Producers & Engineers Wing Event presented by the
Texas Chapter of The Recording Academy, Texas Studio Sessions will provide
producers and engineers in Texas with a window into the latest techniques
and technology for recording and mixing. Featured presentations will
include: Mixing In The Box with Phil Tan; Recording In 5.1 Surround
with Elliot Scheiner; and The Art Of Recording with Al Schmitt, which
will emphasize recording vocals and piano. Texas Studio Sessions is
sponsored by Advanced Micro Devices.
"The producers and engineers working in Texas are
some of the best in the country," said Chris Bell, Texas Chapter
President and recording engineer at Dallas' Luminous Sound Studios.
"This workshop presents an opportunity to meet and learn from recording
legends in very intimate settings."
The Houston session will be hosted at the Rice Hotel;
the Dallas session at Luminous Sound Studios and the Austin session
will be at Austin City Limits Studio. All sessions will begin at 1 p.m.
and end with a reception open to the larger music industry at 5 p.m.
Sessions are $25 each for members of The Recording Academy and $75 for
non-members. Recording professionals can join The Recording Academy
— if eligible become part of the Producers & Engineers Wing
— for $100 for one year and attend one complimentary session,
as well as participate in the GRAMMY Awards process.
The Texas Chapter of The Recording Academy serves as a
direct connection between the national organization and its regional
members. The Chapter reaches out to the regional music community of
Texas through professional development and networking events, health
and human services, advocacy initiatives, and music education programs
for students including GRAMMY in the Schools. For more information,
please visit www.grammy.com/Texas.aspx.
Currently, 6,000 professionals comprise the Producers
& Engineers Wing. This organized voice for the creative and technical
recording community addresses issues that affect the craft of recorded
music, while ensuring its role in the development of new technologies,
recording and mastering recommendations, and archiving and preservation
initiatives. The Wing builds on the existing regional professional development
activities of the Academy, which include workshops, forums and panel
discussions, and other recording technology-related events, all occurring
locally and nationally throughout the year. For more information, please
Established in 1957, the National Academy of Recording
Arts & Sciences, Inc., also known as The Recording Academy, is an
organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals
that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of
life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY
Awards, The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional
development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services
programs — including the creation of the national public education
campaign What's The Download® (www.WhatsTheDownload.com).
For more information about the Academy, please visit www.grammy.com.