Job Title: Owner
Company: Swineshead Productions, LLC
Status: Full Member
Member since: 2003
AES Committee: Section: San Francisco
Primary Section: San Francisco
Company Website: http://www.swineshead.com
Contact: David Bowles
Facebook Address: http://www.facebook.com/david.bowles
LinkedIn Address: http://www.linkedin.com/in/swineshead
Twitter Name: @Swineshead_LLC
David v.R Bowles formed Swineshead Productions, LLC as a classical recording production company in 1995. His recordings have been GRAMMY-nominated (Classical - Best Orchestral Performance) and won the "Classical Orchestral Album" prize (Just Plain Folks Awards). Other Bowles-produced and engineered releases have been named "Record of the Month - Editor's Choice" from Gramophone Magazine, MusicWeb International and Opera News; "Record of the Year" from the New York Times (three times), the New Yorker, American Record Guide, Miami Clásica and Classical Candour. Several of these are available as high-resolution paid downloads from Naxos.
In collaboration with New York University's Music Technology programme at Steinhardt School of Music, Mr. Bowles is pursuing research in height channel recording. He will chair a panel on Height Channel recording at the AES 139th convention, (followed by a 9.1 channel playback offsite), and give a paper on affiliated microphone technique.
As an educator, Mr. Bowles is a guest lecturer for Tonmeister programmes at New York University (Steinhardt School of Music), the Royal Danish Academy of Music, the Peabody Recording Arts and Sciences (John Hopkins University) and the Banff Centre. He was Visiting Professor of Recording Arts at Indiana University's Jacobs School.
Mr. Bowles is a member of the AES (Audio Engineering Society), was on the Board of Governors, served on convention committees and the committee of the San Francisco AES section. He is a member of NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) Producers & Engineers Wing and SPARS (Society of Professional Audio Recording Services).
B.Mus., The Juilliard School
M.Mus., The Juilliard School
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