Audio Engineering Society Concert Series showcases pupil musicians, new gear

For in excess of 15 a long time, the Audio Engineering Modern society (AES) has held the AES Live performance Series, in which artists and bands affiliated with Webster College accomplish for a dwell viewers.

The concert series options Webster students that focus in every thing from EDM to rap to pop and rock. All four of those people new music genres have been highlighted for the duration of the most the latest set on Nov. 4. All through this established, Webster College senior and music key Hannah Wozniak done music like Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition” and Maroon 5’s “Sunday Morning” with the band Saint Chuck.

“We are a pop-oriented band,” Wozniak reported. “We do a honest amount of money of place and blues, but we are primarily a pop cover band.”

Other than singing live, the band also posts reels on their Instagram, @saintchuckmusic.

What makes this live performance series different from earlier years is the new renovations in Sverdrup. With lecture rooms now finished and studios finishing by subsequent semester, pupils have additional methods than ever in advance of.

Casey Hunter is one particular of two advisors for AES and an assistant professor at Webster University. He also serves as the director of Studios Division of Audio Aesthetics and Technology.

“The new building in Sverdrup homes three new audio studios, a few isolation booths, a new recording room and two Technical Ear Teaching rooms/mixing suites,” Hunter said. “Some of the highlights in the new tools are a new 32 channel API audio console. This is the centerpiece of Studio A.”

The new devices is practical for AES associates or audio majors like Wozniak, who is earning a minimal in seem recording and engineering on top rated of a bachelor’s of arts in tunes.

“I’ve noticed a picture of the new board and it seems to be really good,” Wozniak stated. “I assume it is definitely exciting, and I consider it’ll be genuinely pleasant for the college students, specially for the reason that the good issue about the audio office is that we get to use our education and learning in a pretty functional and serious-entire world sense, and I assume the studio is only heading to further more that.”

Even though some college students will gain by recording new music, other pupils will advantage by employing serious entire world techniques, no matter whether it’s working the sound board, mixing audio data files or even recording podcasts.

“Music pupils really should be ready to report materials movie, animation and movie creation [students] need to be in a position to make awesome Foley and put up creation operate, and recreation style [students] should be equipped to integrate immersive audio and soundscapes into their merchandise,” Hunter mentioned. “All of the products was chosen with the plan of allowing audio pupils to do the job with others, producing the most true-environment conditions and activities that we could.”

With the new renovations coming to a near, the opportunities for Webster pupils to explore music recording are huge open up.

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