2019 AES High School Audio Educators Conference

West Hartford, Connecticut

“One of the best AES events on the calendar!”

Brian Warwick

Assistant Professor, Music Business and Industry

Northern Vermont University - Lyndon


“I feel like I found my tribe.”

 Ty Boyland

Senior Fellow

Memphis Music Initiative


“Transformative.  I have learned so much not just about audio, but about teaching, making connections, and life.”

Eric Nunes

Music Technology and General Music Teacher

RHAM High School, Hebron, CT


This conference offers a remarkable opportunity to network with educators like you who are excited about audio and want to develop impactful methods that will elevate their audio programs. No matter how you teach audio in your school, you will leave this conference with new ideas about exciting recording techniques, how to build transformative teen curriculum, and the tools and inspiration to take high school audio education to the next level. 
Important themes that will be addressed:
  • Pedagogical approaches to teaching audio to teenagers
  • Encourage young women in audio
  • Incorporate audio education into STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)
  • Activities that build fun into the audio learning experience
  • Music technology on a shoestring budget
  • Build & manage facilities for audio education
  • Articulation agreements
  • Public/private partnerships and non-profit collaborations
  • Matriculation into higher education programs
  • Strategies for workforce development & interships and experiential learning
  • Careers in audio
  • Diversity & inclusion
  • Professional development for high school audio educators
  • How to select hardware, software, and other studio tools
  • Strategies for corporate engagement
  • New trends in audio production and audio education
  • Advocate for an audio program within an existing department 


There will be a Friday evening BBQ/educational social event at the nearby Telefunken microphone factory in South Windsor, CT. 


**Registration is Closed**



Are you teaching music and/or audio technology to teens? Perhaps you are in a high school or middle school music, science, or other department? Or working during out of school time at a non-profit or community arts organization?  

The 2019 AES High School Audio Educators Conference needs your voice!

The HSAE19 committee seeks proposals for presentations, case studies, audio tech demonstrations & activities, and curated dialogues for this community. Please send your brief presentation proposal to Program Chair Daniel Fox:  [email protected]


All profits from this conference will be donated to the AES Educational Foundation for student scholarships.

This conference is presented in cooperation with the Education Committee of the Audio Engineering Society. 

Request more information about this conference: [email protected]  


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