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Past Event: A Practical Guide to Acoustics for Audio Designers

Past Event: A Practical Guide to Acoustics for Audio Designers

September 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Location: Shure Incorporated, 5800 W. Touhy Ave, Niles, IL 60714

Speaker(s): Joseph Myers, President - Kirkegaard Associates

 Joseph Myers will talk about room acoustics, sound isolation, and the control of background noise from a practical point of view, focusing on topics and situations that audio designers are likely to come across. Questions are appreciated!

Joseph Myers is the Principal Acoustics Design Consultant and President of Kirkegaard Associates, and has designed a significant number of the firm’s major projects. This deep experience with performing arts, academic, and worship facilities forms the foundation of his work. An active singer and actor, Joseph also brings a performer’s perspective to his projects. He draws on his background in architectural engineering to develop practical, buildable solutions. He enjoys translating client needs into clear acoustic goals, and then translating those goals into a beautiful, functional, and affordable facility.

Joseph also lectures on acoustic design, having presented to a variety of academic and professional institutions, including the Acoustical Society of America and Yale School of Drama. Joseph has degrees in Architectural Engineering and East Asian Studies from Pennsylvania State University.

Other Business: Dinner (optional, but please RSVP) will begin at 6:30pm. Contact Giles Davis ([email protected]) by Monday, September 16th if you would like to join us.Pizza and salad from Lou Malnati’s will be provided. Please let Giles know if you have a preference for vegetarian, gluten-free, etc.Price is $10 for non-members and $8 for members and students (please bring cash).

Posted: Saturday, August 31, 2019

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