Archives for “Guests and Speakers”

  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: 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 ( 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!

  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: 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. […]

Date: September 20, 2013 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Thanks to Luz Diaz for joining us from NY to talk about her work at NBC Universal as a NexTech associate in field operations. Here is a video from her presentation discussing broadcasting from around the world and the importance of the field operations team.   […]

Date: February 15, 2013 Time: 9:05 – 9:55a Place: Fillmore Hall Please feel free to join us this Friday morning as Bob Abraham, Sam Drazin, and Lindsay Spanjer speak at this week’s Music Engineering Forum. Bob Abraham is the Sr. Manager of Digital Audio Processing at Shure Incorporated.  He started as a DSP software engineer […]

Date: February 8, 2013 Time: 9:05 – 9:55a Place: Nancy Green Hall Please feel free to join us this Friday morning as Jesper Andersen speaks at the Music Engineering Forum. Jesper Andersen is the associate professor and head of Tonmeister Studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. As a producer and sound […]

  Lou Adler gave a great presentation at forum today. After he sat down behind the Weeks studio mixer with MuE students involved the Shure recording competition.  

We are pleased to host Paul Trust at the MuE forum this Friday. His discography is massive and he has a very exciting background. Here’s a taste from his personal site: Paul Trust is a producer, engineer, songwriter and mixer. A graduate of the University of Miami School of Music Engineering, He has signed, developed […]

Andrew Scheps ’89 gave a killer forum presentation on Friday, January 20. Check out his discography and new record label, Tonequake Records. Thanks, Andy!  

Chris Spahr came in to talk about Neumann & Sennheiser’s digital microphone technology. We followed up with studio session to compare the Neumann K 103D (digital microphone), the K103 (standard analog), Neumann U 67, and the Neumann D-01 (digital microphone):  

James Feddeck, Assistant Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra, will be meeting with us tomorrow.  Please come prepared with ideas for ways we can collaborate down the road as we look to combine music and technology in creative ways!

This week’s forum features the legendary former GMuE Eric Humphrey, who will be checking in Live from NYC to tell us about his PhD program at NYU (and maybe even a live tour!) Come check it out!

NY Times bestselling author, recording engineer, psychacoustician, and all-round crazy guy Dan Levitin is visiting on March 3. More info is online: A ticket is required, but I have a bunch.  MuEs: see me if you need a ticket still.

Thats right, Paul Trust is back and doing another forum this year so be excited. He did a great forum last year, followed by a really interesting master class, and word on the street is he may be doing another master class this time. This should be another good one folks.

Mr. Schreier has been a premier sound designer on Broadway for years, for shows like The Merchant of Venice starring Al Pacino, and he will be here this friday to speak to students. This is an invaluable opportunity for all MuEs so be sure to stop by.


Thats right SRS is coming to campus to present at forum, talk to students, and conduct some interviews. This is a very important contact for us in the industry so we want to see everyone there!

Well how do you like them apple iPhones? Ok that was a bit of a stretch, but former MuE Brian Gerstle will be coming to forum on friday to discuss his job at IK Multimedia in Sunrise, FL, where he does in fact do some iPhone development. So show up, get some tips, and network […]

Well come to Forum tomorrow and hear Beau Silver, a MuE alum and software engineer at Euphonix, talk about his experiences. Plus, he will be doing a master class in the studio afterwards. So be sure to come out and show some support and learn some awesome new stuff you never would have known about […]

Do you like money? Because we are having a presentation on how to get your own projects and businesses off the ground. We have had several interesting projects and student run businesses emerge out of the MuE program in the past, so why not learn how to take your skills and ideas and turn them […]

Are you guys ready for another round of Forum? I know you are. I know you missed it. I know that you enjoy my weekly ridiculous comments on it even if you won’t admit it. This week lets all welcome sound/video artist Brenda Hutchinson. She is a composer and sound artist that has won numerous […]

Tony Sinatra (don’t think there is a relation to ol’ blue eyes) will be hosting MuE Forum tomorrow. Apart from being a producer, he is also the owner of Avacom studios here in Miami…representing the 305! Check them out at: He has employed 3 MuE’s over the past years and is currently looking for […]