Subject: Saturday, May 7, 2 PM
AES Event: Audio Hardware Presentation
& Panel Discussion
On Saturday, May 7, 2005, at 2 PM, three
of the top designers of high quality audio hardware will discuss their
latest products and how they go about dreaming up and producing their critically-acclaimed
Dave Hill, proprietor of Crane
Song in Superior, Wisconsin is known world wide for his one-of-a-kind
products. Dave designed products for Summit Audio for ten years prior to
starting Crane Song. His pre-amps, mixers, and A to D converters have received
Dan Kennedy, founder of Great
River Electronics creates audiophile grade gear in St. Paul. Minnesota.
Dan started by developing quiet microphone preamplifiers for use in recording
classical music using ribbon microphones. After successfully producing
these, Dan set out to improve the performance of vintage designs, and has
also added several well-received equalizers to his product line as well.
Wade Goeke of Chandler
Limited in Waverly, Iowa returned to Iowa after life in LA, and has
built a reputation for making new versions of classic devices. He is currently
teaming with EMI/Abbey Road to create hardware that brings back the sound
of recordings by the likes of the Beatles and Pink Floyd.
Dan, Wade and Dave will each present. Then
a panel discussion, including audience questions will follow. Don't miss
this chance to meet the people behind these award-winning products. This
is a great opportunity to learn more about audio design, and to meet your
fellow audio fanatics as well. Invite your friends and colleagues-this
is a free event!
Please print and post the poster (on the
next page and attached as a Word Doc) at your workplace or school as appropriate.
Special thanks to McNally Smith College for providing their auditorium
for this event. Regards, John Nygren Chair, AES Upper Midwest Section The
AES Upper Midwest Section web site is: http://www.aes.org/sections/uppermidwest/