Participants for the Student Recording Competition get their work reviewed and scored by one amazing group of well-known recording professionals, a.k.a. Judges. Here they are, one by one.
CAT1 - TRADITIONAL ACOUSTIC RECORDING
Martha de Francisco is a record producer and recording engineer who specializes in classical music. She is a professor for Sound Recording at McGill University in Montreal.
An internationally acknowledged leader in the field of sound recording and record production, de Francisco has recorded with some of the greatest classical musicians of our time for the most prestigious record labels and in the best concert halls. She has credits on over 300 recordings, mostly for worldwide release.
De Francisco has been entrusted with the recording legacy of world-class soloists and orchestras from Alfred Brendel to the Philadelphia Orchestra. She has worked with such artists as Jessye Norman, Claudio Arrau, Simon Rattle, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner, the English Baroque Soloists, the Monteverdi Choir, Neville Marriner and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Kent Nagano and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. She has recorded in a variety of venues throughout the world, including the Musikverein in Vienna, Carnegie Hall in New York, the Moscow Conservatoire, Bayreuth Festspielhaus, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, and the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris.
De Francisco is a frequent lecturer at international professional conferences as well as a guest lecturer at leading schools for higher education in Audio in locations as varied as Banff, Moscow, Düsseldorf, Bogotá, and New York.
Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2012