Live Sound Lecture: Women of Professional Concert Sound

This all-star panel of live sound engineers averages over 250 days a year mixing the biggest name acts in the business from Ke$hs to Pink to Red Hot Chili Peppers to the Super Bowl. Drawing from their experience running sound in arenas and large venues all over the world, these women will share their tips and tricks, from using EQ and learning the problematic frequencies of instruments to choosing the best outboard gear, and the systems typically used. This panel will explore what a day on a major world tour looks like, how to adjust to the acoustics of different venues, the difference between the positions of FOH and monitors, and how to successfully manage a life of constant touring.

Claudia Engelhart, FOH engineer for Bill Frisell, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter

Deanne Franklin, FOH engineer for Tom Waits, David Byrne, Pink

Karrie Keyes, Monitor engineer for Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sonic Youth

Jeri Palumbo, Live Television production engineer, Super Bowl, The Oscars, Tonight Show w/Jay Leno

Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato, FOH engineer for Gwen Stefani, Jewel, Melissa Etheridge

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