Job Title: Professor, Consultant, & Engineer
Company: Ohio University, School of Media Arts & Studies
Status: Full Member
Member since: 2004
AES Position: Chair Education & Chair Membership
AES Committees: Committee Chairs, Conference Policy, Education, Membership, Regions & Sections, Convention: 141st, Convention: 143rd
Section: Central Indiana
Alt. Section: Ohio University (Position: Faculty Advisor)
Kyle P. Snyder is an educator, engineer, and consultant dedicated in his service to the Audio Engineering Society. Snyder is proud to be a professor within the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies where he's also Assistant Director of Ohio University's High School Media Workshop. An alumnus of Indiana University and Ball State University, Snyder holds a Masters of Science in Music Technology from Indiana University and a Baccalaureate Degree with specific emphasis in both Digital Media and English from Ball State University.
His research interests include pedagogical approaches relevant to the field of audio engineering and specifically how best audio students learn. Snyder frequently contributes to various industry publications and is widely published with a new major project currently under way, a complete listing can be found on his website and in his curriculum vitae.
Most recently, Snyder released the eBook A Crash Course to Making Your Mark in the Recording Industry in partnership with Focal Press and CreativeLive. Intended for all aspiring and current audio recording practitioners, A Crash Course to Making Your Mark in the Recording Industry provides an overview of a wide-range of central topics related to the business and technical trade of recording. This eBook is available via the Focal Press website at focalpress.com/crashcourse. Alternatively, complete press information on A Crash Course is available at http://ow.ly/JjSxc
As an engineer and consultant, Snyder is routinely called upon by clients of local, national, and international acclaim including countless independent artists and ensembles, private companies, and academic institutions.
Professionally, Snyder is active in numerous organizations, including the Audio Engineering Society which he serves both internationally as Chair of the Education Committee and Co-Chair of the Membership Committee and locally through his involvement with numerous sections. He serves as the Faculty Advisor for the Ohio University Student Section of the Audio Engineering Society, and his work is ongoing with the Central Indiana Section where he championed the creation of the now annual Central Indiana Audio Student Workshop. He is also proud to host and engineer the AES Journal Podcast, produced 10 times each year in conjunction with the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society. Additionally, Snyder is a member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, The Society of Professional Audio Recording Services, The Association for the Study of the Art of Record Production, and the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association.
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