The Seventh Annual Pacific Northwest Studio Summit, presented by the Pacific Northwest Chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy—and featuring GC Pro as its title sponsor—will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2007 at Seattle's Experience Music Project from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will be held at the Seattle Center Campus at 325 5th Ave. N.
The Summit will feature keynote interviews with producer/engineer Geoff Emerick (best known for his work as an engineer for The Beatles) and Grammy-winning producer Jimmy Jam, as well as a panel of music industry professionals. Also featured is a panel on microphone technology, moderated by Larry Crane of Tape Op magazine. Panelists include John Jennings, vice president of sales and marketing of Royer Labs; David Bock, designer and co-founder of Soundelux Microphones; and Bob Heil, founder Heil Sound.
Other scheduled events include hearing tests for musicians GC Pro's hands-on demonstrations of the latest in high-end microphones.
Admission is free for Recording Academy members, $25 for students, $45 for EMP (Experience Music Project) members and $50 for the general public.