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General Interest



The following organizations offer audio-related educational programs. Some of them offer degree programs, others are just extension courses.
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2323 Elliott, Seattle
Degree program  
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Sound Design Program 
9931 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052
DigiPen Institute of Technology offers two degree programs in music and sound design for new media. The Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Sound Design is a four-year computer science degree in software engineering with an emphasis on its applications in video game audio production. The Bachelor of Arts in Music and Sound Design is a four-year degree focusing on the creative principles of music and sound design for video games and film.
image linked to Jack Straw Productions Audio Workshops
4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle
Introductory and extension courses
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301 NE 191st
Shoreline, WA 98155
An 8-week program consisting of a series of seminars and "hands-on" workshops focusing on today's studio recording techniques and procedures, terminology and equipment. Designed primarily for musicians, artists and sound engineers, this program has also been popular with audiophiles, DJs and just about anyone interested in sound production and recording.
  Music Works NW  
14360 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue
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16101 Greenwood Ave No, Shoreline
Various Degree programs
SynAudCon SynAudCon
8780 Rufing Road
Greenville, IN 47124
Offers short (but intense) courses in sound system design, operation, and acoustics. Their courses are industry recognized and graduates are engaged in every aspect of sound system design and operation. Their course content varies, from operator to designer/installer. The courses are offered in major cities across the US, and occasionally they come to Seattle.
University of Washington Experimental College   Look under "music"   University of Washington Educational Outreach  


Equipment Repair

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4327 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle (Fremont)
206-632-6053 (voice)
Electronics, Synths, etc. Can handle emergencies, but no after-hours service. Warranty station for many brands.
Condor Electronics
4025 Aurora Ave N, Seattle (Aurora/Fremont)
Electronics Warranty station for many brands.
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MBF Audiovisual
1328 - 117th Drive SE
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
System troubleshooting
Electronics repair
Systems design and integration
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  2004 196th SW, Lynnwood
Electronics & Reconing JBL (and others) warranty station.
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615 S. Alaska St, Seattle
Electronics (sound and lights) Can tackle basket cases.
S and X Pro Audio
S and X Pro Audio
938 Industry Drive
Tukwila, WA 98188
Mackie and Loud warranty station.
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Philip Nickolay
Vashon, WA
206/463-7997 (land)
206/854-6112 (cel)
Providing technical service and support to the professional audio business. Specializing in Solid State Logic and all other large format audio recording and mixing console systems from the world's most respected and renowned manufacturers.


Professional Services

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Kevin D. Jablonski
Direct: 206-235-8125
Intellectual Property Law Firm with practice areas that include patent procurement (with an emphasis in audio technologies), trademarks, copyright, IP litigation and business planning/risk management.


Studios, Remote Recording and Mastering

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601 NW 80th Street, Seattle
Two studios: API, Trident consoles, analog and Protools recording, nice acoustics and a Yamaha grand piano. Rental department too.
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2212 4th Avenue, Seattle
Multiple rooms
Post Production
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Multi-room studio with accommodations available.
Large and mid-sized live rooms, and multiple isolation booths.
Trident TSM console with Neve BCM side-car. Pro Tools HD, Studer and Otari muti-track tape machines.
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Seattle, WA
Digital multitrack Studio with post capability. Additional mix room. Avid workstations.
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4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle
Multitrack studio with additional mix/vo room.
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301 NE 191st
Shoreline, WA 98155
Mirror Sound Studio built in 1998, producing quality demos and full length CDs for Seattle area bands and artists.
Opus 4 Studios Opus 4 Studios  
Bothell, Washington
Pro Tools HD3Accel 9.0.6 192-track
Washington's finest, most advanced piano and acoustical recording studio with the world's most controllable acoustics featuring LARES. Large room: 37' 5" L x 19' W x 17.5' H with astonishing s/n. HD video production. Over 100 audio and over 200 video clips!
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Capitol Hill, Seattle
Pro Tools HD2 Accel. Seattle area's best studio piano. Baldwin SF10. Available for piano overdubs and open to independent engineers.
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Mukilteo, Washington
Seattle area studio offering recording services on a donation basis for artist's with clean material. First time and low budget projects especially welcome!
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Issaquah, Washington 989027
Puget Sound Studios, the Northwest's Premier Mastering and Recording studio, is located just outside Seattle, Washington. We are the only purpose-built Mastering facility in the Pacific Northwest that can Record, Edit and Master your multichannel DSD/DXD projects for SACD/DVD-A Surround. The Mastering room is built around the Rupert Neve Masterpiece 2 by Legendary Audio. Our nationally acclaimed rooms feature the best acoustics money can buy.
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Shoreline, WA
Multitrack studio, analog and ProTools, large live room, SSL Console.
7th_heaven_white.jpg Seventh Heaven Studios 
Everson, WA 99247
Email them 
Multi-track studio with RADAR and Soundcraft DC 2020 console
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Seattle, WA
Multitrack remote recording. 48-track truck or compact 18-track system. Owner Brian Moynihan has 15+ years of experience in many facets of audio, including live sound.
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2208 4th Avenue, Seattle
Analog and digital multitrack. Large room, SSL console.
Synergy Productions Synergy Productions 
Seattle, WA
Multitrack analog and digital, (Protools HD3) multiple live room studio with an SSL 4064 G/G+ console (with TR & Ultimation) and a Yamaha grand piano. Extremely accurate control room with natural light. Convenient North Seattle location with plenty of amenities nearby.
image linked to Vagrant Records  
5512 University Way NE, Seattle
Multitrack recording. Harrison console, live reverb chamber.


Suppliers - Production Services & Sales

These suppliers provide gear, sound, lighting, and/or staging services. Each has their own specialty so not all are one-stop shops.
image linked to American Music Production Services  
4327 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle (Fremont)
206-547-9609 (voice)
Backline and other equipment rentals
Production services (including sound & lights)
Repair department (see under "Equipment Repair")
Full service music store across the street
EAW Line Array
JBL Concert Series
Open Monday-Saturday, 10-6.
There is also a Bellevue store.
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2250 1st Avenue South
Seattle, 98134
Large national sound company
EAW Touring Systems
Pro Audio Sales
Dansound Inc.
Regional sound company specializing in Acoustic music
Meyer Sound Labs system
Meyer Sound Labs Dealer
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2727 W. Marine View Dr.
Everett, WA 98201
360-653-7063, 877-353-8077
Pro Audio Sales - Stocks hard to find cables, Sound Devices, Sanken, Lectrosonics and others - geared towards broadcast. Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00am to 5:00pm
Downtown Everett office and warehouse
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20021 Ballinger Way NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
Pro Audio Sales
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  2004 196th SW, Lynnwood
Large regional sound company with JBL Vertec System
Sells major pro-audio lines.
Repair, rental and reconing too.
Open Monday - Saturday
Saturdays till 3pm
image linked to PNTA  
615 S. Alaska St, Seattle
Sound and Light sales and rentals
Theatre Supplies and more.
Open Monday - Friday
9am - 6pm
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5701 6th Avenue South
Seattle Design Center
Suite 479
Seattle, WA 98108
Pro Audio Sales South of SODO in the Seattle Design Center
Monday - Friday
9am - 5:00pm
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Regional sound company specializing in medium scale concerts and special events. Sound system design, equipment rentals, audio engineering. d&b audiotechnik T series
EAW JFX series
Allen & Heath ilive series digital consoles
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Curt Hare
Regional production company providng Audio, video, and lights as well as installation.
Meyer Sound Labs Dealer
Meyer Milo Line array system
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Rich Morris - Owner
510 SE 137th
Portland, OR 97233
Sound System sales/rentals
Home studio support
Live recording
Metro Portland area
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Stephen Dilts
206/391-5064 (cell)
206/331-3762 (office)
206/339-7497 (fax)
Staging, concert labor, corporate production, in-house audio-visual support, high angle rigging, and motor load testing. Two offices in Everett, one in Federal Way, and a warehouse in Portland.


Suppliers - Parts

The suppliers listed here who sell electronic components offer counter sales with no minimums. There are many other electronic component suppliers in the local area, but all have either dollar amount or line item minimums. Most of the national-level suppliers do not have local inventory or if they do, it is specialized and kept for key customers.
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12718 Northup Way
Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98005
Electronic Components (resistors, capacitors, connectors, wire, etc.)
open 7 days a week
Open Monday - Sunday
Bellevue, just east of the 124th Ave exit from SR520.
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14071 NE 200th Street
Suite B
Woodinville, WA 98072
Electronic Components.
Emphasis on broadcast and audio.
They also sell stage tapes.
Open Monday - Friday.
9am - 4pm
In Woodinville, just off SR522/195th St.



Benaroya Hall  
200 University Street, Seattle 98101
2nd & University St.
Home of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra  
Daniels Recital Hall  
5th Avenue at Columbia Street
Seattle, 98101
Mark Andersen
A former methodist church, Daniels Recital Hall seats 1824. The auditorium has marvelous acoustics, well suited for acoustical music. The pipe organ contains over 4000 pipes. It was Opus 2479 of the Austin Pipe Organ company of Hartford CT.  
Fifth Avenue Theatre
1308 5th Avenue, Seattle, 98101
5th Ave & University St.
Moore Theatre  
1932 2nd Avenue, Seattle 98107
2nd Ave & Virginia St.
Paramount Theatre  
911 Pine Street, Seattle 98101
9th & Pine St.
The Seattle Center  
305 Harrison Street, Seattle 98109
5th Ave North & Broad St.
Home of the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, Bumbershoot, Folklife Festival, Seattle SuperSonics, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and many community festivals. EMP is nearby. Marion Oliver McCall Hall (formerly known as the Opera House), Mercer Arts Arena, Key Arena, Fisher Pavillion
Town Hall  
1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, 98101
8th & Seneca St.
Washington State Convention & Trade Center  
800 Convention Place, Seatle 98101


PNW Manufacturers

For whatever reason, a number of manufacturers of Professional Audio gear have chosen to make the PNW their home. Maybe it's the water?
Company Contact Info Remarks
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22410 70th Avenue West
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
425-778-3166 (fax)
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15775 George Lane NE
Suite 230
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Mackie Designs / Loud Technologies
16220 NE Woodinville-Redmond Road
Woodinville, WA 98072
425-487-4337 (fax)
Tech Support Email:  
RMA required for repair returns.
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10802 47th Avenue West
Mukilteo, WA 98275
Email   or  
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Symetrix Inc.
6408 216th Street SW
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
425-778-7727 (fax)
RMA required for repair returns.

Last modified 02/13/2015.