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Topics Range From Architecture and Acoustics Analysis to Prediction to Realization

NEW YORK: Exemplifying their on-going commitment to education and sharing knowledge, key Walters-Storyk Design Group-WSDG partners are poised for a busy lecture/teaching circuit this spring.  Company co-principal’s Beth Walters, Sergio Molho, Renato Cipriano, Dirk Noy and John Storyk, will present a variety of lectures and classes (some open to the public) on the overall acoustic design process of studios and critical listening environments.  Interested members of the audio community should contact WSDG for attendance details.  In the USA, John Storyk’s 2-hour presentation entitled “Architecture & Acoustics In Critical Listening Environments – Analysis & Prediction,” is open to the public:

March 28        SUNY New Paltz, NY                                                                             

March 30        Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute, Baltimore, MD                                            

April 3            University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 

April 16          University of New Haven, West Haven, CT    

April 30          Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY     

June 16          WSDG co-principal/Interior Designer, Beth Walters and John Storyk will present a 2-hour AIA approved lecture entitled “Acoustics for Critical Listening Environments”at NeoConChicago, Il (USA’s largest interior design show).  This marks WSDG’s 4th NeoCon presentation.

June 13-19     During Infocomm 2015, (Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.), Sergio Molho, WSDG Partner/Director of International Relations, will present a lecture entitled “Fine Tune the Room as Well as the Technology.”  The lecture is an Advanced Ability Level presentation for audio and AV professionals with 5+ years of industry experience.

This spring Mr. Storyk, an adjunct professor of Acoustics and Studio Design at the University of Colorado, Denver and at Berklee College of Music, Boston, will once again lead courses at both schools.

On Wed. Apr 1, 2015 at 2PM EDT, Mr. Storyk will lead a Webinar, Sound Quality For Networked Audio hosted by Sound & Video Contractor and Biamp.  Registration Details will be posted soon.

In Switzerland, WSDG partner, Dirk Noy continues his teaching work at ZHAW ( and SAE (, both located in Zurich.   

In Brazil, Renato Cipriano, WSDG Partner/GM, Belo Horizonte, will present a course on “Architecture and Acoustics for the Sound Engineer” at the IAV School, São Paulo, Brazil on April 14 & 15.

For specific times and detailed information on these presentations please visit:

Photo WSDG co-principal, John Storyk


Walters-Storyk Design Group-WSDG has designed over 3500 media facilities worldwide. Credits include Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Lady Studios (1969); NYC’s Jazz At Lincoln Center and Le Poisson Rouge; broadcast facilities for The Food Network, ESPN, and WNET; major education complexes for NYU and Berklee College of Music, Boston (2015 TEC winner) and Valencia, Spain; and media rooms for such corporate clients as Hoffman La Roche. Recent projects include NYC’s Jungle City Studios and private studios for Green Day, Jay-Z, Timbaland’s Tim Mosley, film composers Carter Burwell and A.R. Rahman, Aerosmith, Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys. WSDG principals John Storyk, Beth Walters, Sergio Molho, Renato Cipriano, Dirk Noy and Silvia Molho lecture frequently at universities and industry events, and contribute regularly to industry publications. WSDG has collaborated with such noted architects as Frank Gehry, Rafael Vinoly, Norman Foster, Oscar Niemeyer, Phillipe Stark and Nicholas Grimshaw. WSDG is a nine-time winner of the prestigious NAMM TEC Award for outstanding achievement in Acoustics/Facility Design. The firm maintains offices in NY, SF, LA, Miami, Buenos Aires, Belo Horizonte, Basel, Beijing, Barcelona, Mexico City, St. Petersburg and Mumbai.