Author Archives: Konrad Strauss

Student Seven

Make sure to catch the film “Student Seven” at the IU Cinema Thursday May 3 at 9:30pm, featuring sound design and audio mix by senior Steve Veldman. Watch the trailer!

Spring 2012 A311 projects

Here’s a photo of the A311 student final projects for Spring 2012. An “Orange” amp, 2 tube mic conversions, pencil condensers from scratch, LA2A, five fish preamp, Tube headphone amp, Tube power amp (Dynaco), Powered studio monitors.

Mark Hood and Douglas McKinnie join the Recording Arts faculty

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced today (July 20) the addition of two full-time faculty members to its distinguished Department of Recording Arts. Audio engineers Mark Hood and Douglas McKinnie have each been appointed assistant … Continue reading


This weekend was the premiere of Vincent, a new opera commissioned by the IU Opera Theater composed by Bernard Rands. Recording Arts was there to provide sound reinforcement, audio and video recording, and to stream the performance to a worldwide … Continue reading

5th Annual AES Central Region Student Summit

IU Recording Arts was represented at the 5th annual Central Region Student Summit held at Webster University. Konrad Strauss served on two panels: “The Future of Audio” and “Studio Protocols and Procedures”, and gave a tutorial on the basics of … Continue reading

Metropolis at the IU Cinema

The IU Cinema screened the restored version of Metropolis this weekend featuring the premier of a new arrangement of the original Gottfried Huppertz score for salon orchestra. The orchestra was made up of students from the Jacobs School and of … Continue reading

Professor Rundgren

Todd Rundgren was in residence at IU for two weeks as a professor for the Wells Scholars program. In addition to teaching a seminar for Wells and Hutton scholars, he gave a masterclass and Q & A session for Recording … Continue reading

Congratulations Scott!

Senior Scott Strathman took top honors in the AES recording competition, winning the classical surround category for his recording of Gustav Mahler’s Totenfeier played by the IU Festival Orchestra conducted by Lawrence Renes. Scott joins previous winners from the Recording … Continue reading

Alumni News

Mike Flynn (AS ‘98) sent us an email. He writes that he has been promoted to head of A & R for Epic. Recent projects include producing Kris Allen (American Idol) Shakira, and Matisyahu. He also reports that the two … Continue reading

More Alumni News

Bryan Delaney (BS ‘06) recently sent me an email. He writes “After graduation, I completed an apprenticeship at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. Following my apprenticeship I was hired at the North Shore Music Theatre (Beverly, MA) as the FOH … Continue reading