In the News: Webster Audio Aesthetics and Technology at the RFT

| July 16, 2012
Webster University Studio A Control Room

Webster University Audio Production Studio A Control Room

A write-up in the music blog of St. Louis alternative weekly Riverfront Times shines the spotlight on Webster University’s Audio Aesthetics and Technology programs.

From the blog:

Webster University is making big noise in the sound recording field. For 24 years, the University’s Department of Audio Aesthetics and Technology has been offering professional quality recordings to international and local musicians.

Webster’s classes take a hand on approach to music production, bringing in performers for each class. Webster has recorded an array of musicians from international to local status. Jorge Morel, a classical Hispanic guitarist, appeared at the studio. Local musicians the Union ElectricKim MasseyIllphonics and the Orbz have also been a part of the class sessions. After 24 years, the list of recording artists is extremely extensive.

Inspired by their course work, Students take on projects outside of their requirements…

The post also has thoughts from Webster student Andrew Witthaus, faculty member Barry Hufker, with some memories of the late Bill Porter, known for recording Elvis Presley among many others.

Read more at the RFT.

Category: Faculty, Student Affairs and News, Webster in the News

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