AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: Swineshead Productions LLC - Berkeley, CA, USA
AES Member Type: Member
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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 from 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 releases are available as high-resolution paid downloads.
Mr. Bowles is pursuing research in height channel recording (in collaboration with New York University’s recording programme at Steinhardt School of Music) . At the 133rd AES convention, he organized a “mini-track” of four workshops on Height Channel recording, encoding and distribution (with a dedicated 9.1 playback space offsite).
As an educator, Mr. Bowles is a guest lecturer at New York University’s Tonmeister Seminar (Steinhardt School of Music) and at Peabody Recording Arts and Sciences (John Hopkins University). He was Visiting Professor of Recording Arts at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music.
Mr. Bowles is a member of the AES (Audio Engineering Society): he was on the Board of Governors and served on 125th, 129th and 133rd convention committees. He alternated between chair and co-chair of the San Francisco section of the AES between 2005 and 2010. He is a member of NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) and SPARS (Society of Professional Audio Recording Services).
More Info: http://www.swineshead.com
W5: Height Channels: Theory, Practice, and "Ears-On" Experience (Chair)
Oct 19: Workshops with Height at NYU (Panelist)
Oct 19: Recording Competition—Part 2 (Judge)