AES New York 2019 Presenter or Author

Ian Corbett

Ian Corbett

Primary Affiliation: Kansas City Kansas Community College - Kansas City, KS, USA
Secondary Affiliation: off-beat-open-hats recording & sound reinforcement
AES Member Type: Member
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Ian Corbett is the Coordinator and Professor of Audio Engineering at Kansas City Kansas Community College. He also owns and operates "off-beat-open-hats LLC - recording and sound reinforcement", specializing in servicing the needs of classical and jazz ensembles in the Kansas City area. He has mixed FOH, and occasionally monitors, for many headline artists at various venues around the USA. Ian’s book “Mic It! – microphones, microphone techniques, and their impact on the mix” was published by Focal Press in 2014, and he also authors articles for Sound On Sound Magazine. Co-founder and technical director of Electronic Music Midwest, Ian enjoys multichannel sound, and presenting immersive concert experiences to festival audiences (and has written and produced music for the format). Since 2004 he has been a member of the Audio Engineering Society's Education Committee, and now the Membership and Diversity & Inclusion committees, and has also been a member of the Producers & Engineers Wing of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He has presented, mentored, and served on panels at many local, regional, national, and international AES events around the world, as well as many other professional industry events. Ian holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and can occasionally be found playing saxophone in Kansas City’s jazz clubs and restaurants. For more information, please see:

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Session List

Oct 16: SC03: Student Recording Critiques (Moderator)

Oct 16: SC04: Mix It! Improving Your Mixes and Your Mixing Workflow (Chair)

Oct 17: SC09: Student Recording Critiques (Moderator)

Oct 18: SC16: Student Recording Critiques (Moderator)

Oct 19: SC22: Student Recording Critiques (Moderator)

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