MADISON, WIS.—Audio specialist Sennheiser and professional A/V, lighting and musical instrument sales company Full Compass Systems, will co-sponsor an audio recording clinic September 11 at the Full Compass facility in Madison, Wis.
The event will feature Grammy award-winning sound engineer Leslie Ann Jones and Neumann President of Marketing and Finance Wolfgang Fraissinet. Jones will demonstrate recording techniques and best practices when recording in the studio, and Fraissinet will discuss microphone choice and techniques for recording orchestras.
Every attendee will receive a complimentary pair of Sennheiser HD 439 On-Ear headphones. In addition, attendees have a chance to win either a Sennheiser MK4 large diaphragm studio microphone with shockmount or a pair of Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear headphones.
Jones, who is director of music recording and scoring with Skywalker Sound, has been a recording and mixing engineer for over 30 years. She began her career at ABC Recording Studios in Los Angeles in 1975 before moving to Northern California in 1978 to accept a staff position at the Automatt Recording Studios. She began her film score-mixing career with “Apocalypse Now.” From 1987 to 1997 she was a staff engineer at Capitol Studios located in the historic Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood. In 2003, she was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Classical, and received a Grammy Award for The Kronos Quartet's recording of Berg: Lyric Suite, which won Best Chamber Music Album. In 2012, she won a Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Classical for Quincy Porter: Complete Viola Works by Eliesha Nelson & John McLaughlin Williams.
Fraissinet is located at Neumann''s headquarters in Berlin and serves as chairman of the International Advisory Board of the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester in Berlin. Since 2005, he has been a producer of international music recordings, such as several masterpieces and symphonies. He has recorded a number of Jazz productions and has also studied classical piano at the Berlin Conservatory. Fraissinet joined Neumann in 1990 and shortly thereafter was appointed as general manager for marketing and sales. In 2010, Fraissinet added Neumann Studio Monitor Systems as a new business unit, growing year over year since the launch of Neumann's first studio monitor, the KH 120.