AES New York 2019 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: The Recording Academy - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Maureen Droney, Managing Director, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, began her career in the music industry as an assistant engineer at the legendary Automatt Studios in San Francisco. She went on to engineer for George Benson, Whitney Houston, John Hiatt, Tower of Power, and Santana, among many others, including Santana’s GRAMMY-winning album Blues For Salvador. She holds a degree in Broadcast Communication Arts from California State University, San Francisco, and has taught seminars in the theory and practice of audio engineering for ABC Television and Radio, CBS Television, and Deluxe Film Labs Post Production. Prior to joining The Recording Academy, Droney was director of the Kiva Family of Studios, which included the House of Blues Studios in Los Angeles and Memphis and East Iris Studios in Nashville. She was the Los Angeles Editor of Mix magazine for more than 10 years and is the author of Mix Masters, a popular recording textbook published by Berklee Press. A regular contributor to numerous audio and performing arts publications, she is co-author of the just-released Hal Leonard publication The Pensado Papers.
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