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Sennheiser Sound Academy to Hold Seminar on Studio Recording at The Fuse Box @ Manhattan Center Studios in New York City

OLD LYME, Conn. – August 5, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that next Wednesday, the Sennheiser Sound Academy is offering a session on key recording techniques, concepts and practices at The Fuse Box @ Manhattan Center Studios in New York City. Jim Anderson, past president of the Audio Engineering Society and a professor at the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at NYU, will be the guest engineer for the tracking portion of the seminar.

The seminar will be lead by Sennheiser’s Chris Spahr, who oversees national market development for live sound and studio markets. Over the course of his 17-year career in the recording arts and installed sound industries, Spahr has performed live sound work for concerts, corporate functions and theater applications. He spent five years as a staff engineer at Criteria Studios in Miami, FL working on music,

TV and film projects, including a Grammy-winning Latin jazz CD. Following are details on time and location:

Wednesday, August 11th
between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


The Fuse Box @ Manhattan Center Studios
Manhattan Center Studios
311 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

This seminar will appeal to recording engineers who want to develop a firm understanding of studio technique as well as those who simply wish to brush up on their studio basics while picking up some useful new tips. The course highlights two key elements:

• Basic microphone techniques
• Advanced studio recording concepts and practices

Following is the current schedule for all 2010 Sennheiser Sound Academy (Recording) dates, as well as links for more information or to register:

• Wednesday, September 22, 2010: Franklin, TN
• Thursday, October 14, 2010: Mexico City, Mexico
• Tuesday, November 9, 2010: Marin County, CA

Joe Ciaudelli, director of market development and education, Sennheiser and a key architect of Sennheiser Sound Academy, commented: “Our training curriculum is truly distinguished in the market since our primary goal is to educate industry professionals rather than directly promote our products. When we started this program four years ago, our goal was to create a program that prepares individuals for the most demanding sound applications; we have since seen our program expand in both its subject matter and regional coverage.”

Each seminar is just $149 and includes lunch, swag, informative workshop materials and a $50 coupon toward the purchase of any Sennheiser product. To learn more about the seminar or to register, please visit Sennheiser’s event page at You can find all the latest information on Sennheiser by visiting our website at