Pro Audio Summit 2014 – Gathering of Producers, Engineers and Musicians

Dutch, pro audio magazine, Interface presents Pro Audio Summit. This is a intimate gathering of audio engineers and musicians in search of knowledge and new contacts. The event serves the educational needs of like minded individuals operating in the music industry through technical seminars. The extraordinary network area and exhibition floor will offer great opportunities to create new business. The organization is a co-operation between Wisseloord Studios, GearslutzInterface and Dancefair.

Pro Audio Summit 2014

This event will take place during the next edition of Dancefair. There will be many international speakers during the event. Among them heavy weights like Ryan West (Dr. Dre, Just Blaze, Slaughterhouse, Kid Cudi, Eminem, Jay-Z, Maroon 5, Usher), Reinhold Mack (Electric Light Orchestra and Queen), Claude Zdanow (Drake & Eminem in Hip Hop to Yo-Yo Ma & The Chicago Symphon), Xavier Stephenson (Eric Clapton, The Who, Bon Jovi, Alicia Keys, U2, Elton John, and many more), John Alagia (John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Herbie Hancock, David Guetta and Ilse de Lange), Darcy Proper (Steely Dan, The Eagles, R.E.M., Donald Fagen, and others) and Ronald Prent (Simple Minds, Rammstein, The Scorpions, Mink DeVille, Richie Hawtin and many more).


Saturday, 15th of February
– 10:00 – 11:30: The Road To Success – Making It As An Audio Engineer
How do you raise your profile as an engineer? What does it take to get noticed by studios and record labels? And when you landed the job, how do you present yourself to the producer, the artist, and the studio owner? The panel members will share their experiences and talk about the rules of the game.
Panel members t.b.a. – Moderator: Ronald Prent (Wisseloord)

– 12:00 – 13:30: Everything Louder Than Everything Else
Speaker: Mack (Queen, Donna Summer, Black Sabbath) – Live interview by Mark van Schaick (chief editor Interface Magazine) + Q&A

– 14:00 – 15:30: Mastering – an exchange of tools and tricks
Speaker: Darcy Proper and others t.b.a.

– 16:00 – 17:30: Analog vs Digital: producing the new album of Ad Vandenberg
Speakers: Ronald Prent en Stephen Bartlett – Live interview by Mark van Schaick (chief editor Interface Magazine) + Q&A

– 18:00 – 20:00   PAS 2014 Network Bash
Sunday, 16th of February
– 10:00 – 11:30: Setting up a New Studio
Speaker: Claude Zdanow – keynote

– 12.00-13.30: The Process Of Producing A Multimillion Selling Record
Suddenly it happens; your record sells over a million copies. Was it luck, or did your skills make all the difference? What can a producer contribute to success? What is the route you take with a particular artist? How do you choose a certain sound?
Panel members t.b.a.

– 14.00-15.30: Mindset – How To Manage Your Clients, Projects And Yourself
Producers and engineers have to deliver high quality results on a daily basis. This technical quest always goes hand in hand with complex, and sometimes intense communication with the artists. That is why smart time- and project management are so important and can affect both the final product, and the private lives of all involved.
Panel members t.b.a.

– 16.00-17.30: Finale Pro Audio Summit 2014
The works of Mack, Claude Zdanow, Xavier Stephenson, Darcy Proper, John Alagia and Ryan West

– 18:00 – 20:00: PAS 2014 Network Bash

Pro Audio Summit will be held annually.

Opening times:
Saturday 15th of February from 10:00 – 20:00
Sunday 16th of February  from  10:00 – 20:00

Location Address:
Jaarbeurs Utrecht
Jaarbeursplein 6
3521 AL Utrecht

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