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John Krivit

John Krivit

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Audio Fields:

  • Recording Industry - Music Recording/Mix Studio
  • Recording Industry - Home/Project Studio
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Musical Acoustics
  • Educational Institutions - Educator
  • Other: President-elect of the AES

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  • Educator


JOHN KRIVIT, in his role as Chairman of the AES Education Committee, has put forward a mission of creating a welcoming environment for the waves of new members looking to advance their knowledge of, and connections to, the professional world of audio. This effort has contributed to the highest membership in the history of the Society and insures that the AES will thrive with new members for years to come.

Non-AES Awards & Award Nominations

2002 Inabeth Miller Outstanding Teacher Award
2008 Norm Prescott Outstanding Teacher Award

Education Background

As AES Education Chair, John organized a number of events to raise the public profile of the society including Recording the Beatles that was attended by overflow crowds in Boston and New York.
To demonstrate the intersection of audio recording and physical science, John partnered with the Edison Museum to host a number of Wax Cylinder Recording Sessions featuring contemporary artists.

Employment History

John Krivit is an Associate Professor of Audio & Media Technology at the New England Institute of Art and a faculty member at Bay State College and at Emerson College. He is the founder of the Boston Area Definitive Audio Student Summit, an annual AES gathering of hundreds of audio students, faculty, professionals and enthusiasts now in its 8th year. His goal as an educator has always been to align the academic with the professional worlds in a way that serves the greater interests of both.

Related Experience

John has served as an elected Governor, on the Membership Committee, President's Strategic Advisory Group, Conference Policy Committee, Convention Policy Committee, Convention Planning Committees for 130-137 and the Boston Chapter's Executive Committee. He has spoken on, or moderated a number of panel discussions and has organized and implemented recording and design competitions, career and education fairs, exhibits, workshops and meetings.

Why Am I An AES Member?

AES is a great connecting point for the world of audio and I have taken advantage of virtually every benefit it has offered to advance my career and knowledge.

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