Archives for 2014

Date: November 21, 2014 Place: Fillmore Hall (Rehearsal Center 102) When: 9:05-9:55am Please join us for forum this Friday for a special presentation from Paul Stewart and Mike Chaffee from Genelec, as well as David Maclaughlin from Parsons Audio. In addition to being the Vice President of sales, David is a former director of the […]


Date: November 14, 2014 Place: Fillmore Hall (Rehearsal Center 102) When: 9:05-9:55am Please join us for forum this Friday for a presentation from our very own Daniel Bennett, whose recent work won the Student Recording Competition in the “Sound for Visual Media” category at AES 137. Hope to see you there! ______________________________________________________________________ Thank you Daniel for your […]


  Date: October 24, 2014 Place: Fillmore Hall (Rehearsal Center 102) When: 9:05-9:55am We are extremely fortunate and honored to have representatives from Shure join us for forum this Friday! In addition to MuE alumni Ross Penniman and Daniel Dyre-Greensite, Catherine Nevsimal and Nicole Masri will be talking about what new and exciting things are going […]


Date: October 31, 2014 Place: Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102 When: 9:05-9:55am Please join us at forum this Halloween for a special presentation from our very own Will Pirkle! Will has been very busy recently with presentations at AES 137, creating a new version of his RackAFX software, and writing an upcoming book on designing synthesizer […]


Date: October 24, 2014 Place: Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102 When: 9:05-9:55am This week, we will have something different at forum! The FORE Center, which does research involving the combination of music engineering and physical therapy, will be conducting a listening test during forum this week. The test will be done using an iPad app and earbuds, asking users to make […]


Date: October 3, 2014 Place: Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102 When: 9:05-9:55am Please join us for forum this Friday to hear from undergraduates Connor McCullough and Max Gailey, who interned at Sennheiser and YouTube, respectively. Hope you can make it! ______________________________________________________________________ Thanks to both of our presenters!


Date: September 26, 2014 Place: Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102 When: 9:05-9:55am Please join us at forum this Friday for a discussion with our guest speaker Ross LaBrie. Ross, an alumni of the MuE program, is Partner and Co-Founder of Aesir Sound with Dana Salminen and Brian Grahn (former MuE’s as well). In addition, he also […]


Date: September 19, 2014 Place: Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102 When: 9:05-9:55am Please join us at forum this Friday to hear more stories about undergraduate internships! Manny Silverstein, Anthony Taboada, and Davis Sprague will talk about their summers at Electro-Harmonix, Eventide, and Shiver Entertainment, respectively. ________________________________________________________________________________ Thanks to our MuE presenters – keep up the great work!


Date: September 12, 2014 Place: Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102 When: 9:05-9:55am Join us at forum this Friday to hear some great stories from undergraduates who interned in the Boston area this summer. Kerline Moncy, Tad Nicol, and Andrew Stockton will discuss their experiences at Analog Devices, iZotope, and Bose, respectively. We hope to see you […]


Date: September 5, 2014 Place: Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102 When: 9:05-9:55am This Friday, our own Marko Gill will be presenting at our forum: Marko Gill is a current second year Masters student in the Music Engineering program. His undergrad was completed at the University of Tennessee majoring in Electrical Engineering. Marko started his MS immediately […]


Date: August 28, 2014 Place: Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102 When: 9:05-9:55a   Welcome back! Tomorrow we will have our first forum of the year where we will make announcements, do some introductions, and talk some music engineering. See you all tomorrow at 9am in Fillmore Rehearsal Center 102. ________________________________________________________________________________   Thanks for a great turnout […]


This past week Chris Santoro (GMuE ’09), who currently works at SoundToys, visited Frost to give a guest lecture for the C++ Audio Effects Plug-ins class. He discussed some of the work he’s doing at SoundToys, what it’s like to work for a small company, and some of the challenges of making professional-grade plug-ins. He […]


Date: April 25, 2014 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Please join us this Friday for forum as we have Brian Gerstle speaking. Brian was a MuE ’09 graduate and currently works as an iOS developer at Spotify. See you there! _______________________________________________________ Here are some pictures from Brian’s talk about his work at Spotify this morning. Very cool […]


Date: April 18, 2014 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Please join us this Friday for forum as we have Sharif Ahmed (MuE ’13) speaking.  Sharif graduated last year and is currently living in San Francisco, where he is an iOS developer at a startup called Dreamstorm. See you there! ____________________________________________________ A big thanks to Sharif for coming […]


The Frost School of Music is proud to host Ableton for the Ableton Experience, a day and evening of student workshops and public presentations held at the UM campus in Coral Gables. Students are invited to join Ableton representatives and Certified Trainers for an afternoon of break-out sessions exploring composition, sound design, production techniques and performance utilizing Ableton Live, Max […]


John Storyk of Walters-Storyk Design Group (wsdg.com) delivered a guest lecture on the design and acoustic analysis of recording studios.  He presented some of his recent work, including Beyoncé’s beautiful new studio in lower Manhattan. John will also be working on the redesign of the Weeks Studio. A big thanks to John for coming out to talk to us!


Date: April 3, 2014 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Please join us this Friday for forum as we have MuE alum Dan Dombrowsky speaking. After graduating in 1999, Dan moved to NYC to work at Right Track Recording . After Right Track, Dan went on to work for record labels, including Zomba Records, RCA/JIVE, and Sony. He […]


  LATEST NEWS Renowned Mastering Engineer Bob Katz, author of Mastering Audio, will be presenting: Audio Mastering in 2014 at Full Sail College in Orlando on 21st March and at The University of Miami on 26th March! Glenn Schick will be speaking at SAE Institute Atlanta on 19th March about principles in mastering including setting up a mastering chain, metadata, ISRC codes, formats for delivery to different […]


Date: March 8, 2014 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Please join us this Friday for forum as we have Matan Ben-Asher Skyping in from Israel. Matan graduated last year as a GMuE and is currently working in R&D at Waves Audio in Israel.


Date: February 21, 2014 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Please join us this Friday for forum as we have Stefan Sullivan visiting us from Fraunhofer. Stefan is a graduate MuE from the class of ’12. He is currently working for The Fraunhofer Institute in Germany as a software developer on their “Symphoria” 3D upmix technology for […]


Date: February 14, 2014 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Please join us at forum tomorrow as we hear from John Merchant. John started out as a MUE, and by the time he graduated in ’89, he had already begun working as assistant engineer at the BeeGees’ studio over on South Beach (Middle Ear Studios). Since then, […]


Date: February 7, 2014 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a We would like to extend a big thanks to Luke Walters and Guy Torio for their visit from Bose last week.  Both their presentation to the transducers class and their presentation in forum were incredibly informative and interesting. Below are some photos of Guy discussing resonators […]


Date: January 31, 2014 Place: Foster 206 Time: 9:05-9:55a   Please join us this Friday morning as our very own Rob Rehrig presents at forum. Rob is a second year GMUE, with a background in Electrical Engineering. He plans to discuss work and academics he’s been involved with over the past year as he pursues various […]


Date: January 17, 2014 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a   Please join us this Friday morning for our first forum of 2014! Greg Dion (MuE ’12) will be presenting this week. Greg has taken a nonconventional career path from his undergrad, although quite an impressive one: he is currently working at the NASA Goddard Space Flight […]