AES Paris 2016 Presenter or Author

Mark Drews

Mark Drews

Primary Affiliation: University of Stavanger - Stavanger, Norway
Secondary Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound - Stavanger, Norway
AES Member Type: Member
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Since 1996, Mark Drews has been director of music production and recording studies at the University of Stavanger in Norway. A member of the AES Education committee, he has been involved with AES education and student activities for many years. In 2010, he helped reactivate the Norwegian AES section where he is board member and section treasurer. In 2014, he was elected to the AES Board of Governors.

His professional recording career began in 1983 recording music for the Norwegian Broadcasting Company (NRK) in Bergen. During 1984-1995, he was senior audio engineer/lecturer at the Syracuse University School of Music and an active independent recording engineer and musician in Central New York. He also authored and published two editions of New Ears: The Audio Career & Education Handbook.

Mark has recorded thousands of concerts and other music performances in the United States and Norway for broadcast and commercial distribution. He also has designed and installed a variety of audio facilities.

In 1993-1994 he was a Fulbright senior research fellow to Norway. During 2006-2007, he was an audio researcher at the Banff Centre's music and sound department and a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan's School of Music.

In addition to the AES, Mark is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and the Society of Professional Audio Recording Services, and a board member for the Norwegian Institute for Recorded Sound. A professional musician for more than three decades, he has been bassist in Stavanger Big Band since 2001.

Session List

Jun 5: P9: Live Sound Production and Upmixing (Chair)

Jun 5: P11: Audio Content Management & Applications in Audio (Chair)

Jun 6: European Audio Education: Possibilities and Challenges (Panelist)

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EXHIBITION HOURS June 5th   10:00 – 18:00 June 6th   09:00 – 18:00 June 7th   09:00 – 16:00
REGISTRATION DESK June 4th   08:00 – 18:00 June 5th   08:00 – 18:00 June 6th   08:00 – 18:00 June 7th   08:00 – 16:00
TECHNICAL PROGRAM June 4th   09:00 – 18:30 June 5th   08:30 – 18:00 June 6th   08:30 – 18:00 June 7th   08:45 – 16:00
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