AES New York 2013
Workshop W17

Saturday, October 19, 11:30 am — 1:00 pm (Room 1E08)

W17 - How Are We Learning Mastering: Teaching Mastering—The Next Wave

Jonathan Wyner, Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA, USA; M Works Mastering
Scott Hull, Masterdisk - New York, NY, USA
Mike Wells, Mike Wells Mastering - Los Angeles, CA, USA

Traditionally mastering has been learned by apprenticing. Now with the proliferation of educational resources and the evolution of affordable high quality in-the-box processing, more people are practicing mastering in more places than ever before. Teaching a young engineer to become a top flight mastering engineer can be challenging.

Have you wondered: What does "Experienced Mastering Engineer" mean? What's the secret of mastering? In this workshop seasoned mastering engineers and educators discuss how the craft is being taught and learned and how the next generation of mastering engineers will learn from their contemporaries. Topics will include what time tested practices remain essential and what is new in the discipline of mastering.

Attendees of this workshop will walk away with a clearer understanding of what it takes to thrive in today's mastering market, how to assess internship/mentorship over "going solo" early in a mastering career, and how to grow/build your mastering skills in today's market.

AES Technical Council This session is presented in association with the AES Technical Committee on Recording Technology and Practices

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