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Capitol Studios’ Paula Salvatore and Arthur Kelm to  Be Featured on Panels at The NAMM Show 2018

— Both sessions will take place on Sunday, January 28, 2018 —

Los Angeles, CA – Recording industry executives Paula Salvatore and Arthur Kelm – key personnel from Capitol Studios, the iconic and state-of-the-art recording facility located in the historic Capitol Records building in Hollywood – will be featured in lectures at the upcoming NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, on Sunday, January 28, 2018.

At 12:00 noon on Sunday, Paula Salvatore (VP/Studio Manager, Capitol Studios) will be featured in the sit-down Q&A discussion “Lunch with Paula Salvatore,” where she will be interviewed by producer/engineer Dennis Moody. Salvatore will discuss her decades-long history in the Los Angeles-based studio industry and what it takes to remain on the cutting edge from a facility management perspective, as well as maintaining long-term client relationships. This session is part of the inaugural [email protected] Pro Sound Symposium and will take place at the Laguna A Main Stage Studio on the fourth floor of the Anaheim Hilton. Participation in [email protected] requires NAMM registration and separate [email protected] registration. Visit for more information.

From 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., also on Sunday, Arthur Kelm (VP, General Manager and Chief Engineer, Capitol Studios) will be part of the panel “The Project Studio of 2025,” part of TEC Tracks at the convention’s NAMM U educational series. This panel will take place at the El Capitan room (Level 4) at the Anaheim Hilton. This session, featuring key engineers and industry experts, will discuss the evolution of the project studio during the next several years. New technologies, improved workflow and other innovations will be discussed, and questions answered. Phil Moon, former marketing executive with Yamaha, JBL Pro, Alesis and Lynx Studio Technology, will moderate. Alongside Kelm, other panelists will include Bob Bauman (co-founder and chief hardware engineer at Lynx Studio Technology), Peter Chaikin (Director, Recording Solutions for HARMAN Professional) and Marcus Ryle (founder of Line 6).

“Both Art and myself are very excited about participating at this year’s NAMM Show and being part of these two great events,” stated Paula Salvatore. “Both [email protected] and TEC Tracks are the perfect vehicles for industry leaders to share their real-world knowledge with attendees. See you in Anaheim!”

About Paula Salvatore

Paula Salvatore has been an anchor of excellence in the L.A. recording world for many years. As Senior Director and Manager of Capitol Studios for the last 24 years, and currently as VP/Studios, Paula has been an integral part of recordings for GRAMMY®-winning artists such as James Taylor and Tony Bennett and has worked alongside recording legend Al Schmitt with artists including Paul McCartney, Diana Krall, Natalie Cole, Barbra Streisand, Sinatra and others. Early in her career, she worked at Kendun Studios with the likes of Quincy Jones and George Benson, and subsequently at the legendary Sound City, she worked with such artists as Tom Petty, Pat Benatar, Rick Springfield and Fleetwood Mac (she is featured prominently in Dave Grohl’s acclaimed documentary Sound City). With the opening of the new Capitol Studio A in 1990, Paula helped establish Capitol Studios as a leading facility for film and TV scoring projects and beyond. She continues to be admired by her colleagues and clientele for her commitment, loyalty and consummate professionalism.

About Arthur Kelm

Arthur Kelm has been involved in Engineering and Management of some of the top studios in the industry – The Complex Studios, Record Plant Studios, Skywalker Sound and Walt Disney Imagineering – and now serves as VP/General Manager and Chief Engineer at Capitol Studios. He built his first home studio in 1979 and is still active today. His list of clients reads like a who’s who of the entertainment industry.

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Photo caption: Paula Salvatore, VP/Studio Manager, Capitol Studios