Words of Wisdom from Music Business Graduate

August 1st, 2017 by

  Written By: Youa Vang On my last day of school at IPR in June of 2011, I breathed a sigh of relief believing I would never have to write another paper in my life, not thinking about all of the articles I would be writing once I graduated. By that time, I had been
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IPR Staff Heats Up Open Arms Kitchen

July 26th, 2017 by

For a third year in a row, IPR staff and faculty spent a day volunteering at Open Arms of Minnesota. Community Service IPR’s ongoing commitment to the community results in many classes engaging in service projects that bring community members into the studios and classrooms, or send students out into the greater community. But one
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Family and Friends Turn Out for IPR’s Spring 2017 Graduation

July 13th, 2017 by

On June 17, 2017 IPR’s class of 27 graduating students joined with family, friends, faculty, and staff for a short but memorable commencement ceremony. It was held at the Edina Studios in the Live Sound Lab. Red White (facility manager) estimated there must be, “over 250 people –  because I have out every chair, including
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Alumni Spotlight: Chad Saylor

July 11th, 2017 by

Chad Saylor graduated from IPR’s audio production and engineering program. Learn more about his journey and how his education impacted where he is today. Where are you working? I currently work for Music Group (the parent company Uli Behringer owns that includes Behringer, Bugera, Midas, Turbosound, TC Electronic, TC Helicon, and Tannoy). I am one
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IPR Students Judge Battle of the Bands

June 20th, 2017 by

Written By: Angela Zweers The Institute of Production and Recording (IPR), College of Creative Arts returned this year to judge the Maple Grove Minnesota Parks and Recreation “Battle of the Bands” for teens.  Three bands from the region competed against one another on Friday, June 16th at the Town Green outdoor amphitheater. The following bands participated in
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IPR Student Recruits Rhymesayer’s deM atlaS for Buckfest 2017

June 5th, 2017 by

“We’ve come a long way from the coffee shop,” says IPR’s Music and Entertainment Business (MEB) student, Francisco Gonzalez. This year his company General Admission is running the now-annual show, Buckfest on June 10th at the Cabooze in Minneapolis. With a lineup of varied artists including Rhymesayer recording artist deM atlaS, the show looks to
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IPR Digital Video Department Has Strong Showing at Duluth Superior Film Festival

June 2nd, 2017 by

It’s sunny and seventy degrees in Duluth this weekend, but that hasn’t stopped the crowds from showing up at the eighth annual Duluth Superior Film Festival. It hasn’t stopped IPR students and staff from showing up either, the department has a strong presence at the festival, in more ways than one. IPR Related Screenings  IPR
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IPR Sponsors the 10th Annual EDU High School Film Festival

May 23rd, 2017 by

Written by Jason Koskovich On Friday, May 19th, over 500 people gathered at the Showplace ICON Theater in St. Louis Park’s West End to watch over 80 short films created entirely by Minnesota High School filmmakers. The EDU Film Festival is in its 10th year and was founded by IPR Associate Campus Director and Digital
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IPR Students & Alumni Collaborate On Epic Event

May 23rd, 2017 by

IPR College of Creative Arts recent Sound Design for Visual Media (SDVM) graduate, Brandon McCollum, collaborates with fellow IPR students, staff and alumni to create one epic event at a local nightclub called The Pourhouse. “I was talking to my buddy and IPR lab staff extraordinaire Mark Straley about his new job at The Pourhouse.
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Luke Harper

May 10th, 2017 by

Luke Harper is the owner of 514 Studios, a film/TV video production and event rental space. He has been working in audio for 25 years and has taught at the college level for the last five years. He is a post engineer, a mix engineer, a mastering engineer, and a field engineer. He has worked on
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