SOURCE: Sennheiser Electronic Corp.

Sennheiser Electronic Corp.

April 20, 2010 10:44 ET

Sennheiser Sponsors Fifth Annual ASCAP "I Create Music EXPO," Premier Music Industry Conference, With Panel on Capturing Great Sound

"Your Sound: From Studio to Stage" Will Feature Expert Guidance on Miking Techniques and Other Insights From a Broad Range of Industry Professionals

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2010) -   Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it has partnered with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) to sponsor an extraordinary panel on capturing great sound at the fifth annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO this week in Los Angeles.

The panel will be held this Friday, April 23 between 1:45pm and 3:00pm and is designed to help educate songwriters and performers on how to attain great sound both in the studio and on the stage. Following the panel, Sennheiser will invite attendees to audition its microphones and headphones and will have its artist relations management on hand.

The panel will feature professional artists and engineers discussing a variety of miking techniques and how these techniques affect instruments and vocals in a variety of settings. It will also explore mic selection, headphones, earbud monitors and how choosing the right audio tools can help take your music to the next level. Panelists scheduled to appear include:

  • Christopher Spahr - National Market Development, Live Sound & Studio, Sennheiser Electronic Corp.
  • John Kurlander - Chief Recording Engineer - Abbey Road Studios
  • Jimmy Landry - Producer, Songwriter, Engineer, Artist Relations Manager, Cakewalk
  • Tim Moore - Artist Relations Manager, Sennheiser Electronic Corp.
  • Colleen D'Agostino Moreaux & Jon Moreaux (The Material) - Songwriters, Performers
  • Woody Nuss - Live Sound Engineer, Mixer, Production/Tour Manager

This year's EXPO will feature a conversation between Bill Withers and Justin Timberlake, Quincy Jones being interviewed by Ludacris, an interview with John Mayer, a series of writer and composer-focused Master Sessions with some of the most successful names in music, including Linda Perry, Kenny Burrell, Don Schlitz, Loudon Wainwright III, Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald and Just Blaze, in addition to song feedback panels and an expanded array of career-building business, marketing, publishing and technological panels that speak to all music creators across all genres.

Also confirmed to participate are Kerry "Krucial" Brothers, Toby Gad, Allison Iraheta, Mark Isham, Lenny Kaye, Jason Mraz, Jill Sobule, C. Tricky Stewart, Phil Vassar, Don Was, and ASCAP President and Chairman Paul Williams among others.

About ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO
The ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO is the premier conference for songwriters, composers and producers. This year's three-day conference features a conversation between Bill Withers and Justin Timberlake, Quincy Jones being interviewed by Ludacris, an interview with John Mayer, and numerous panels, workshops, master classes, One-on-One sessions, song critiquing, networking events, product displays, state-of-the-art technology demonstrations, performances, and more. All music creators, publishers and executives - regardless of their performing rights organization affiliation - will benefit from this unique creative event, which covers all genres of music and is designed around personal interaction, education and networking. The EXPO takes place April 22-24, 2010 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, in Los Angeles, CA. For more details, please visit www.ascap.com/expo

SENNHEISER
Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand represented in 60 countries around the world with U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Sennheiser's pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded the company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. For more information, please visit www.sennheiserusa.com.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Rachel Smolin
    Public Relations
    Sennheiser Electronic Corporation
    (860) 434-9190, Ext. 180
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    Jeff Touzeau
    Public Relations
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    (914) 602-2913
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