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IU experts: Plan to save nation’s recorded sound heritage only first step

An Indiana University sound archivist who co-authored a national recording preservation plan released last week by the Library of Congress said the work to save America’s recorded sound heritage has just begun. The nation’s audible history is threatened by a … Continue reading

Jesse McQuarters receives Swedish-American Award

Radio producer and Recording Arts alumnus Jesse McQuarters, BSOF, AS ’03, will travel to Sweden in August and September 2012 on an award from the Swedish-American Bicentennial Exchange Fund. There, he will conduct musicological research in support of the radio series Vykort fraÌŠn Sverige (Postcards from … Continue reading

Alumni Tony Elfers wins BMI Award

Recording Arts alumni Tony Elfers (BS ’06) won a BMI award for his score to the discovery special “Flying Wild Alaska“. Tony composed the music in collaboration with iSpy music and Sonixsphere, where Tony is a staff composer. This is … Continue reading

IU Music Live viewing statistics

For the 2011-12 school year IU Music live had over 74,000 visitors from 106 countries and we served more than 4600 hours of on-demand video. Our top events were the Dec 6 Holiday Celebration with 1109 viewers, the four Nutcracker performances … Continue reading

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!

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

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


After our first semester of recording directly to Wavelab and using a completely file-based workflow, the results are in! The Department of Recording Arts recorded 227 events encompassing 854 hours of crew time. With some crews requiring more than one … Continue reading