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Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain Hosts AES European Student Summit 2015

The AES European Student Summit will be held in September 11-13, 2015 at Berklee's campus in Valencia

Guest speakers include multiple Grammy winner, producer, and audio engineer Frank Filipetti.

Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain will host the 2015 Audio Engineering Society (AES) European Student Summit from Friday, September 11 through Sunday, September 13, 2015. The event will welcome students, producers, audio engineers, and creative artists from across Europe to share and promote the latest developments and knowledge in audio technology through a series of presentations, workshops, and networking sessions.

“We are delighted to be hosting such high-profile guest speakers and industry professionals. The future of the audio business begins with today’s students—the leaders of tomorrow—so events of this nature are integral to the success of the industry,” commented María Iturriaga, associate executive director and dean of admissions for Berklee’s campus in Valencia.

Speakers include the following:

  • Frank Filipetti (keynote speaker)—Six-time Grammy-winning producer, audio engineer, and mixer known for his work with platinum-selling artists including Carly Simon, Rod Stewart, Barbra Streisand, Luciano Pavarotti, and Billy Joel, among others.
  • Ian Kagey—Recording and mixing engineer, producer, and assistant professor in the master of music in music production, technology, and innovation Department at Berklee’s campus in Valencia.
  • Ben ”Encanti” Cantil—Producer, synthesist, and assistant professor in the master of music in music production, technology, and innovation Department at Berklee’s campus in Valencia.

A series of workshops led by guest speakers and faculty from Berklee will focus on a variety of topics. Workshop titles include Drum Set Recording Techniques (Filipetti), Dissecting a Mix (Kagey), Electronic Dance Music Creation with Ableton Live (Cantil), and Enhancing Productions with Virtual Instruments (Garde).

“The master of music in music production, technology, and innovation program focuses on the exploration of new artistic directions using innovations in music, technology, and the application of technology to music to prepare students to succeed in today’s music world,” said Webber. “As such, we are looking forward to what promises to be an interesting and rewarding event sharing the latest cutting-edge developments with other members of the professional body to which our students are and will be affiliated.”

Delegates at the summit will experience firsthand the state-of-the-art Ann Kreis Scoring Stage designed by renowned acoustic consultants the Walters-Storyk Design Group.

Founded in 1948, the AES is the world’s only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology and has grown to become an international organization that unites audio engineers, creative artists, scientists, and students worldwide by promoting advances in audio technology and disseminating new knowledge and research.
The 2015 AES European Student Summit is open to all AES student and recent graduate members free of charge with event registration.