AES Member Profile

Will Howie

Will Howie

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Audio Fields:

  • Recording Industry - Music Recording/Mix Studio
  • Broadcasting - Studio
  • Broadcasting - Radio
  • Educational Institutions - Educator

Job Duties:

  • Researcher
  • Educator
  • Mixer
  • Producer
  • Recording Engineer


Will Howie is a Recording Engineer, Music Producer, and Audio Researcher, specializing in multichannel immersive audio. He holds a PhD in Sound Recording from McGill University, where his research focused on developing and evaluating music recording and mixing techniques for three-dimensional audio systems. Will has spent many years producing, recording, and mixing records freelance, as well as working as a recording engineer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He has created content for most major 3D audio formats, including 22.2 Multichannel Sound, 11.1, Auro 3D, and various binaural mediums. He has also worked extensively in multichannel live sound. Will has worked with a diverse range of artists, including Tafelmusik, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Chucho Valdez, Tegan and Sara, Ballet BC, Angelique Kidjo, and Tanya Tagaq.

Why Am I An AES Member?

I want to stay informed of the cutting edge of audio research, and build new connections with my peers around the world.

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