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Today we had the pleasure of hosting Michael Pearson Adams, an esteemed recording and mixing engineer as well as product specialist at Waves Audio, a respected company that makes high-end pro audio gear and audio effects plug-ins. He showed off to the MuE department various mixes he has done and the tools he has used. […]


For this weeks forum we were pleased to have Matthew Watson who is a MuE alum from ’96 currently working at Texas Instruments. His career has also spanned through Motorola and Dolby, where he has helped design audio and video tech that is still in use by broadcasters everywhere.


For MuE students, we know getting out there into the industry and research can be made possible through internships. A few senior MuE students and one grad student presented their experiences doing various research or an engineering internship.


Shure Inc. from Chicago has always got a steady stream of interns and hires from the MuE program, and next year is no exception. MuE students got to hear about What sort of engineering is going on at Shure, from wireless RF to acoustical to DSP. They also learned about the summer internship program, even […]


World-famous recording engineer Bob Clearmountain and Apogee recording wizard Sergio Ruelas Jr. visited campus to rep their company, Apogee Electronics. Students got to hear all about how Bob and Sergio got to where they are today, hear and see some demos of both studio recordings and live recordings, and also check out some of the […]


This week’s forum guest was Alex Miglio, who graduated from MuE in ’04. He spoke about his industry experience as an engineer and how he uses some pretty unique tools to design and control totally customized media and entertainment systems.


  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 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: 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 […]


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 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: 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 […]


Two MuE alumni have recently been nominated for Grammy Awards. Brian Losch (MuE ’08): Nominee in the category of Best Engineered Album, Classical Winter Morning Walks David Frost, Brian Losch & Tim Martyn, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Dawn Upshaw, Maria Schneider, Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra) Label: ArtistShare Joe Barresi (MuE ’97): […]


Date: November 22, 2013 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a   Please join us this Friday morning as Diana Siwiak(MuE ’05) presents at forum. Diana graduated from UM as a triple major in Music Engineering, Flute Performance, and Computer Science. She went on to get a Master’s from Stanford (under Julius Smith) and Arizona State, and is currently doing […]


Date: November 7, 2013 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a   Please join us this Friday morning as Mike Chafee presents at  forum. Mike comes to us with a long line of experience working in the audio industry, doing everything from manufacturer representation and distribution, to tuning and calibrating home theaters, recording studios, mastering rooms, and more. […]


Two current MuE undergrads, Tad Nicol and Connor McCullough, both took home awards at the recent AES 135 convention. Connor took home a bronze award in the Undergraduate Student Design Competition while Tad won a bronze in the Modern Studio Recording Competition Category, and a gold award in the Undergraduate Student Design Competition. Below are links to […]