JESSUP, MARYLAND - JULY 2008: API, manufacturer of high-end analog processors and audio production consoles, is pleased to announce the three winners of their first annual Visionary Scholarship designed to foster creativity and excellence for the pro audio industry's next generation of sound engineers. The scholarship is available to students enrolled at universities that have made the API Vision stereo/surround analog console a cornerstone of their students' education. API awarded Myoung Nam, Andrei Duma, and Oresti Tsonopoulos each with $2,000 for a successful essay and the optional submission of recorded material.
Nam is a student in the University of Massachusetts-Lowell's sound recording technology program under the direction of Dr. William Moylan, coordinator of sound recording technology. Duma is a student at the University of Michigan and uses the API Vision in the school's amazing Duderstadt Center for multi-media production, where David Greenspan serves as coordinator of audio resources at the Digital Media Commons. Tsonopoulos is a student at the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music/Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where Jim Anderson serves as chair.
Applications for next year's awards are available online at: www.apiaudio.com/schol_app.html. The application deadline is April 1, 2009 and winners will be announced June 15, 2009.
Automated Processes, Inc. remains the leader in analog recording gear, with the Vision surround production and Legacy Series recording consoles, the DSM Series rack-mounted mixers, and the classic line of modular signal processing equipment.
(PHOTO CAPTION) The 2008 API Visionary Scholarship winners (from top to bottom, left to right): Myoung Nam from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell's sound recording technology program; Andrei Duma from the University of Michigan, Duderstadt Center for multi-media production with David Greenspan, audio resources coordinator; and Oresti Tsonopoulos, Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music/Tisch School of the Arts at NYU with Jim Anderson, department chair.