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Changes are Afoot at the LSU Sound Studio

Changes are Afoot at the LSU Sound Studio

During the Fall of 2016, much of my time outside of the classroom or the rehearsal space was spent writing a grant proposal for the Student Tech Fee Grant at LSU. Toward the end of the semester, the committee had made its decision and my…

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The Sound Designer’s Dilemma at the Law, Authorship, and Appropriation Conference

On October 28 and 29, LSU will host a conference entitled By Any Other Name: Law, Authorship + Appropriation. I am pleased to be presenting about The Sound Designer’s Dilemma. As a sound designer and composer I have had a keen interest in copyright and…

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Montana Johnson has Just Published an Article about Women in Audio

Montana Johnson has Just Published an Article about Women in Audio

Montana Johnson has just published an article entitled “In Focus: Women in Audio” to Technical Tools of the Trade. In the article, Johnson discusses the state of women in audio, based on her own experience and the experience of other females working in audio. One…

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Workshop at SETC: Creating Songs from Shakespeare

Workshop at SETC: Creating Songs from Shakespeare

The 2016 SETC conference will be in Greensboro, NC from March 2-6. On Thursday, March 3 at noon, I will be giving a workshop there called Creating Songs from Shakespeare: Music Construction for Non-Composers. The first Shakespeare I worked on was Hamlet at the University of…

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Proud Member of TSDCA

Proud Member of TSDCA

Earlier this month, I officially joined the Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association, a new organization of sound designers and composers geared toward promoting our field through education, mentorship, and outreach. (I’ve worked on the Membership Committee for several months up to our initial membership…

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New Gig!

New Gig!

Earlier this Spring, I accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Sound Design at Louisiana State University. Starting in August, I will be back in the South, though Baton Rouge is a little further south than I was before! I am so excited to get started…

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2014 Broadway Sound Master Classes

2014 Broadway Sound Master Classes

Thanks so a scholarship from Meyer Sound, I was able to attend the 2014 Broadway Sound Master Classes, hosted by LDI. I have been wanting to attend these classes for several years, but many factors, including cost, employment conflicts, and location have made it difficult…

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2013 USITT Elite Training – Las Vegas, NV

2013 USITT Elite Training – Las Vegas, NV

Earlier this year, I applied to be a part of USITT’s Elite Training Program in Las Vegas, NV. The program was for student and early career members to get a chance to go out and train in their areas, as well as shadow at Cirque…

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