Sennheiser Sponsors MS Fundraiser

Apr 1, 2004 12:00 PM, Editors

Polls


Education Guide

Mix is gearing up to present its longstanding annual Audio Education Guide in its November 2014 issue. Want to have your school listed in the directory, or do you need to update your current directory listing? Add an image, program description, or a logo to your listing! Get your school in the Mix Education Guide 2014.

Sennheiser was one of the main sponsors of a VIP reception and award ceremony honoring Jim Koplik, president of Clear Channel Entertainment-CT Music (pictured, in middle), as the MS Connecticut Citizen of the Year. The fundraiser, in support of the National MS Society, Greater Connecticut Chapter, was preceded by a concert by Sennheiser endorsee Sting.

Held at the careerbuilder.com Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut on Wednesday, March 17, 2004, the Gala began at 5:00 p.m. followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. The honoree received the MS Hope Award, the highest honor bestowed by the National MS Society.

The MS Connecticut Citizen of the Year Gala annually honors an individual who exemplifies extraordinary business leadership, outstanding civic and community service and a longstanding commitment to humanitarian endeavors. Koplik is a highly respected and accomplished Connecticut leader whom the National MS Society is honoring for his outstanding contribution to the community in the state.

Connecticut's top music impresario, Koplik has been producing concerts in the state for more than 30 years, and currently oversees the shows at the careerbuilder.com Oakdale Theater, ctnow.com Meadows Music Centre, Mohegan Sun Arena and most concerts at the Hartford Civic Center. The music mogul has produced all of the state's most significant concerts, including The Eagles at the Yale Bowl in 1980, the Rolling Stones in all their Connecticut appearances, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Elton John and many, many more.

Most recently, he was instrumental in bringing Bruce Springsteen to East Hartford's Rentschler Field, the new University of Connecticut football stadium.

Proceeds from the Gala fundraiser will provide necessary local programs and services and fund vital research to find the cause, new treatments and a cure for multiple sclerosis. The mission of the National MS Society is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis.

John Falcone, president and CEO of Sennheiser Electronic Corporation comments, "As a Connecticut-based company, Sennheiser joins the National MS Society in applauding Jim for his tireless humanitarian work and community leadership. His contributions to the economic and cultural life of this state over the last three decades are immeasurable."

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, often-disabling disease of the central nervous system. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, but the unpredictable physical and emotional affects can be life-long. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are giving hope to those affected by the disease.

For more information about Sennheiser, go to www.sennheiserusa.com.






Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

Mix Books

Modern Recording and Mixing

This 2-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. Order now $39.95

Mastering Cubase 4

Electronic Musician magazine and Thomson Course Technology PTR have joined forces again to create the second volume in their Personal Studio Series, Mastering Steinberg's Cubase(tm). Edited and produced by the staff of Electronic Musician, this special issue is not only a must-read for users of Cubase(tm) software, but it also delivers essential information for anyone recording/producing music in a personal-studio. Order now $12.95

Newsletters

MixLine

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine takes you straight into the studio, with new product announcements, industry news, upcoming events, recent recording/post projects and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

MixLine Live

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine Live takes you on the road with today's hottest tours, new sound reinforcement professional products, recent installs, industry news and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

The Wire, a virtual press conference offering postings of the latest gear and music news, direct from the source. Visit the The Wire for the latest press postings.