AES Press Release: AES New York 2015

139th International AES Convention to Offer More Stops Than Ever on Its Technical Tours

For Release: October 13, 2015

139th International AES Convention to Offer More Stops Than Ever on Its Technical Tours

— This year’s tour schedule includes Avery Fisher Hall, NBCUniversal, Sear Sound, Steinway and Sons, the Thomas Edison museum and other NYC locales —
Attendees to the 139th AES International Convention will have a rare opportunity to visit some of the most legendary audio-related locales in the region, including Avery Fisher Hall, NBCUniversal Studios, Thomas Edison Memorial Park, Steinway and Sons and more. AES Technical Tours will be available on a first-come-first-served basis to anyone with an All Access badge. Tickets can be purchased during normal registration hours at the 139th AES at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, October 29 – November 1.
“New York City offers an unmatched number of world-renowned facilities of interest to audio professionals, and this year’s Technical Tours itinerary is the most extensive ever,” said David Merrill, 139th AES Technical Tours Chair. “We’ll be offering up-close looks at some of the area’s most important studios, concert halls, manufacturers and even a Halloween-themed visit to a high-tech haunted hotel.”
Stops on the Technical Tour include the following:
Thursday, October 29, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Brooklyn Phono
Thursday, October 29, 2:15 – 3:45 pm
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music with The Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Thursday, October 29, 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Gravesend Inn
Friday, October 30, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sear Sound
Friday, October 30, 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Steinway and Sons
Friday, October 30, 1:15 – 4:45 pm
WNYC Radio
Saturday, October 31, 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives
Saturday, October 31, 3:45 – 6:45 pm
Avery Fisher Hall
Saturday, October 31, 4:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Thomas Edison Museum
Sunday, November 1, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Additional information about the AES Technical Tours is available at:
For the latest information on the AES139 Convention in New York City and how to register for your FREE Exhibits-Plus or premium All Access badge, visit
About the Audio Engineering Society

The Audio Engineering Society was formed in 1948 and now counts over 14,000 members throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Japan and the Far East. The organization serves as the pivotal force in the exchange and dissemination of technical information for the industry. Currently, its members are affiliated with more than 75 AES professional sections and more than 95 AES student sections around the world. Section activities may include guest speakers, technical tours, demonstrations and social functions. Through local AES section events, members experience valuable opportunities for professional networking and personal growth. For additional information visit

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