AES Member Profile

Jonathan Wyner

Jonathan Wyner

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Audio Fields:

  • Recording Industry - Mastering Studio
  • Recording Industry - Post Production
  • Recording Industry - Archiving/Restoration
  • Recording Industry - Duplication/Replication
  • Recording Industry - Film/Video Sound
  • Recording Industry - Location Sound Recording
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Software
  • Educational Institutions - Educator

Job Duties:

  • Mastering Engineer
  • Author/Journalist/Technical Writer
  • Educator
  • Engineer
  • Forensics
  • Mixer
  • Owner/Director
  • Producer


AES President -2021

Jonathan Wyner is Chief Engineer at M Works Mastering, Technologist, Education Director for iZotope in Cambridge, MA, Professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

He combines a focus on production, engineering and education with experience as a product design consulting background. Work includes leveraging machine learning and other product innovations to create effective and insightful experiences to creative and technical specialties.

A producer, engineer, musician and performer, he's mastered and produced more than 5000 recordings during the last 30 + years. Credits include James Taylor, David Bowie, Aerosmith, Kiri Te Kanawa, Aimee Mann, London Symphony, Miles Davis, Semisonic, Thelonius Monk, Pink Floyd, Cream, Bruce Springsteen and Nirvana.

He has several accolades, including production of the Grammy Nominated soundtrack for PBS special Invention and Alchemy (Deborah Henson-Conant, 2005), the mastering of the first recording of a full length opera (Madame Butterfly 1912, BBC), and the first interactive CD game (Play it By Ear, Rykodisc). In 2012 he authored 'Audio Mastering: Essential Practices' published by Hal Leonard/Berklee Press. He's authored undergraduate and graduate courses for Berkleemusic Online.

Jonathan lectures on music and audio topics around the world having presented with George Massenburg, Doug Sax and Bob Ludwig among others.

AES Awards

In 2019, Jonathan Wyner was presented with the AES Board of Governors Award in recognition of co-chairing the 145th AES Convention in New York.

Non-AES Awards & Award Nominations

TEC Award - Pro audio Essentials
Grammy Nominee 2006 - "Invention and Alchemy"

Education Background

A.B. Music French Horn and Music Composition

Employment History

Berklee College of Music
M Works Mastering Studios

Related Experience

Author online courses on mastering, Berklee Online
Author "Audio mastering Essential Practices", Hal Leonard

Why Am I An AES Member?

AES helps me stay up to date on leading edge developments and practices in audio....My membership allows me to be with others who care about audio quality, recording, preserving our heritage, and elevating the recording arts. To educate and to learn.

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