AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: Scott Lehrer Sound Design, Ltd. - New York, NY, USA
Scott Lehrer received the first Tony Award given to sound for his design of the 2008 Lincoln Center Theater revival of South Pacific. A sampling of his other work as a sound designer and music producer/engineer includes Mike Nichols’ 2012 Broadway revival of Death of a Salesman with Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield, Ann Hamilton’s installation Corpus at the MASSMOCA art museum in 2004, Meredith Monk’s CD mercy for ECM Records and many of American playwright Richard Nelson’s productions of his plays, including the recent Sweet and Sad at NY’s Public Theatre and Franny’s Way for which Scott received a Lucille Lortel Award. Also Loudon Wainwright’s 2009 Grammy winning recording High, Wide and Handsome, George Wolfe’s 1993 Broadway production of Angels in America, 19 seasons of the NY City Center Encores! Great American Musicals In Concert series, numerous radio dramas for BBC Radio 4 and Cicada, the 2011 recording by NYC based roots/world music band Hazmat Modine featuring guest artists Natalie Merchant and the Kronos String Quartet. Recent theatrical work: Gregory Mosher’s productions of That Championship Season starring Kiefer Sutherland and A View From the Bridge with Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson, Warren Carlyle’s productions of the Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow and of the musical review Cotton Club Parade with Wynton Marsalis’ Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the Collegiate Chorale’s concert presentation of the Mikado at Carnegie Hall and the long running revival of Chicago. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, Scott is on the faculty of Bennington College in Vermont, teaching music recording and sound design.
More Info: http://www.scottlehrersound.com
LS5: Dealing with Noise Pollution in Theaters (Panelist)
Oct 19: LS8: Design Meets Reality: The A2’s and Production Sound Mixer’s Challenges, Obstacles, and Responsibilities for Loading in and Implementing the Sound Designer’s Concept (Panelist)