AES Students Produce 10th Central Region Audio Student Summit

2015 AES Student ChapterST. LOUIS (APR. 5, 2016) – 2016 marks the tenth year members of the Webster University AES Student Section will have produced the Audio Engineering Society Central Region Audio Student Summit (CRASS). They have worked on the planning of it for nearly a year, and the summit will be held Friday, April 8 through Sunday April 10, 2016.

CRASS is a great opportunity for students and audio enthusiasts to meet top audio industry professionals and to hear about the latest audio techniques.

CRASS will host presentations, panels, and workshops featuring more than 40 presenters including industry experts, Grammy-winners and professors from more than 15 different institutions. National AES President John Krivit will make the keynote presentation on Saturday, April 9, at 5 p.m.

Studio and location, post-production, sound for motion picture, career and professional development, monitor mixing, system engineering, hearing loss prevention, and critical listening will be among the many topics presented.

The student mix competition, a perennial favorite, will wrap up the summit. On Sunday afternoon, judges will critique student-submitted audio mixes of the same multi-track song.

The AES 10th Annual Central Region Audio Student Summit is free to all Webster University students and alumni, however, registration is required. Students must bring their Webster ID card to the event. Alumni, please respond to 10th Annual Central Region Audio Student Summit logo

High school students who bring their high school ID card will pay a registration fee of $10.00.

AES members will pay $20.00 with online registration and submission of their AES member ID number.

An early bird registration rate of $30.00 is available until Thursday, April 6. Tickets purchased at the gate will be at the full price of $40.00.

All events will be held in the East Academic Building, in Audio Studio A in the Sverdrup Complex, or in Opera Theatre of Saint Louis' Wells Fargo and Hecker rehearsal spaces.

This internationally recognized event is the only student-produced audio conference in the world. Attendance is expected to exceed 250.

Please refer to the CRASS website for updates, schedules, and additional information.

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