Audio-Technica recently held a product demonstration and networking event in Boston in collaboration with Parsons Audio/
The session took place at The Record Company, a community-based studio committed jointly to the innovation and revitalization of youth music education and the advancement of independent record-making.
The event was a hands-on product demonstration featuring Audio-Technica headphones and microphones used in a mock session, such as ATH-M30 headphones, AT4047/SV studio microphone, AT4060 tube microphone, ATM450 instrument microphone, ATM510 dynamic vocal microphone and AT4081 bidirectional ribbon microphone, along with networking, raffles, catering and gift bags featuring Audio-Technica gear.
In attendance were a number of students and young audio professionals, as well as personnel from Parsons Audio and The Record Company, Audio-Technica’s Roxanne Ricks and Doug Swan, and Bill House of Performer Magazine.
In addition to some smaller prizes, the Grand Prize Drawing was for a pair of ATH-M30 headphones, an ATM510 microphone and six hours of studio time at The Record Company.
Doug Swan, Audio-Technica director of sales & marketing, MI-Pro, says, “It was inspiring to be involved with helping students learn and practice recording techniques. We had a successful and fun day in the mock sessions.
“We were honored to help out The Record Company, a non-profit studio for youth music education and independent musicians.”
Parsons Audio and Audio-Technica sponsored a hands-on demonstration at The Record Company, Boston, to aid in the education of independent record-making. Shown left to right, back row: Dr. Susan Rogers, The Record Company President, and Music Production Faculty at Berklee College of Music; Rick Scott, Parson Audio VP of Sales; Bill House, Performer Magazine Publisher; Doug Swan, Audio-Technica Director of Sales and Marketing, MI-Pro Audio; Matthew McArthur, The Record Company Executive Director. Middle row: Jesse Vengrove and Mitch Stewart, The Record Company; Roxanne Ricks Audio-Technica Artist Relations Manager and Events Specialist. Front row: Jaclyn Sanchez, The Record Company; Pat McCusker, The Record Company Youth Program Director. Photo by Chad Blinman.