HOSTS- Jeremy Burns, Matthew Scott Phillips
SPECIAL GUEST- Raymond Calhoun
TYPE- Special Topics
BUMPER MUSIC- "Funky Halloween" (Raymond Calhoun)
ANNOUNCER- Mike Cunliffe
The sound engineer is the driving force behind a good listening experience at any live concert.
If you enjoy the tech end of the music world, you will enjoy what our special guest, Raymond Calhoun, has to say. This career path can lead to some awesome places and some amazing people. So let's get mixing!
COLLABORATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
Iron City Music Hall
Alys Stevens Center
Raymond Calhoun graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a BA in Music Technology. After graduation, he immersed himself in the local live music and theatre world. Aside from sound mixing at the Stevens Center and Iron City Music Hall (Birmingham's premiere music rooms) he has also traveled the world while touring with some notable acts! Raymond is currently working as a freelance sound mixer and based out of Birmingham, Alabama.
SOUND ENGINEER (A1)
DUTIES AND EXPECTATIONS
-Supervise a crew through load in, set up, performance and load out.
-Oversee the monitor engineer, instrument technicians, roadies and assistants.
-Direct the transport of equipment and supplies throughout the venue area.
-Take up the responsibility to achieve optimal sound for the listening audience.
-No degree is necessary but a firm understanding in the physics of sound, mathematics, and the principles of electronics and voltage will set you aside for
-BA in Music Technology recommended.
-One will often climb this ladder by means of apprenticeship to other monitor engineers sound mixers.
MUSIC STUDENT 101