Fits & Starts Begins Fourth Season of Surround Sound Road Tours

Sep 16, 2002 12:00 PM, Editors

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Fits & Starts Productions announced its fourth season of audio education seminar and workshop tours. The company has scheduled a new season of road tours that will feature audio engineer and surround guru Mike Sokol.

This tour season will provide a new look at 5.1 sound with its feature on "5.1 Advanced Techniques." Students and professionals will be treated to hands-on techniques including speaker positioning, laser alignment, bass-management crossover points, level calibration and real-time 5.1 microphone techniques.

The tours will visit recording schools and music colleges, as well as AES and Recording Academy chapters coast to coast. Scheduled are six regional tours in the northeast, Midwest, Texas-Southwest, southeast, West Coast and Mountain states. Each tour visits six separate sites. Tours start September 16, 2002, and continue every four to six weeks until May 2003. Admittance is free to participating attendees.

Please call the sites directly for directions. If you have any questions, contact Fits & Starts at 732/741-1275.

NORTHEAST REGION TOUR STOPS

  • September 16, 2002, Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University/AES chapter, 7 p.m.

  • September 17, 2002, New York City at Institute of Audio Research/AES chapter, 7 p.m.

  • September 18, 2002, Hartford, Conn., at Hartt School of Music/University of Hartford, 6 p.m.

  • September 20, 2002, Boston at Berklee School of Music, 2 p.m.

  • September 24, 2002, Winchester, Va., at Shenandoah University, 7 p.m.

  • September 26, 2002, Phoenix (Baltimore), Md., at Sheffield Recording, 7 p.m.

Road Tour sponsors include Digital Theater Systems (DTS), Tannoy-TGI, Lake Technology, Radikal Technologies and Shure Incorporated.






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