Seminar to feature renowned recording engineer Eaton
PASADENA, Texas – The San Jacinto College Central audio engineering program will host an audio seminar featuring well-known recording engineer and producer David Eaton. The free event is open to the public and will take place on Friday, March 27 at 10:30 a.m. in the Corbin Recital Hall, located in the Monte Blue music building, 8060 Spencer Hwy., in Pasadena.
Eaton will share his unique perspective on the music industry at the seminar. Through entertaining analogies and plain language, he will explain the current state of artist development within the music industry, and expose the keys to success for aspiring engineers and producers. After the seminar, Eaton will teach a two-day master class for the College’s audio engineering students. The hands-on workshop will explore detailed recording techniques, including microphone placement, equalizing and compression techniques, and mixing.
A 25-year veteran of the music industry, Eaton has been a pioneer in artist development and an integral part of deals with major labels, including RCA, Warner Bros., Universal Records, and Hollywood Records. Through his “Gimme A Break!” program, Eaton produced hit songs for The Polyphonic Spree, Jason & deMarco and the alternative-rock radio staple, “Boyz-N-Tha Hood” by Dynamite Hack.
Eaton has earned a reputation in the music recording industry for his straightforward style and special care for artistic integrity. Currently, Eaton enjoys developing and producing young and emerging artists, both signed and unsigned. When not in the studio, Eaton gives frequent lectures at colleges and performing arts schools.
“We invite anyone from the community who may be interested in audio engineering, record production, or what it takes to have a hit record, to come out and hear an informative presentation by one of the most respected professionals in the business, and see what the San Jacinto College audio engineering program has to offer,” commented Angela Beyer, San Jacinto College audio engineering instructor.
San Jacinto College offers a two-year associate degree program, and a one-year certificate program in audio engineering at the Central campus. The program is designed for students seeking careers as sound recording or sound reinforcement engineers. The training stresses the theory and hands-on application of recording, mixing, and effects-processing equipment.
San Jacinto College serves more than 24,500 students in over 140 degrees and certificates in university transfer and technical programs. The College also serves the community through workforce training. Students come with various goals and aspirations and we are committed to their success. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150 or visit www.sanjac.edu.