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IPR Live Sound & Stage Production Students Seize the Moment

A very rare and interesting experience landed in Live Lab recently. An old touring friend who was working with a new rising star, Tinashe, contacted me and was is need of a place for this artist to rehearse with her band and dancers. They were preparing for her world tour. When he came into Live Lab,… Read more

March 14th, 2016 by

An IPR Grad Success Story: Ando Johnson

IPR has recently been in touch with Sound Design for Visual Media graduate Ando Johnson, whose sound editing credits include work on 007 Spectre, starring Daniel Craig; Burnt, starring Bradley Cooper; Concussion, starring Will Smith; The Space Between Us, starring Gary Oldman; and Miracles from Heaven, starring Jennifer Garner. Ando agreed to share a little about his recent success: IPR: Where do… Read more

March 10th, 2016 by

IPR Student/Pro Collaboration Screening at Z Fest This Week

This December Andrew Hunt’s Digital Video & Media Production students spent one long day in the studio, collaborating with Andrew and a crew of professional filmmakers on the Untitled Productions short film Personal Space. The short, based on a story created by Andrew and his students in an IPR advanced screenwriting class, will screen this… Read more

March 8th, 2016 by

Being Kevin Bowe: Inside the IPR Sessions – Sophia Norwood

This blog is part a series of entries from inside the production mind of Audio Production & Engineering Associate Program Chair Kevin Bowe. Kevin will detail the audio production sessions that he and his Production Portfolio class run during the course of the term. Over the past year, Kevin and his class have worked with artists like… Read more

March 8th, 2016 by

An IPR Staffer Shares Her Trip to the NAMM Show

When I arrived at the Anaheim Convention Center for the 115th annual National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show held in Anaheim, CA, what impressed me the most was the inquisitive and diverse array of attendees at the convention. NAMM experienced a record number of eclectic and colorful exhibitors this year, from big corporations to family-run… Read more

February 24th, 2016 by

IPR Students Organize Tribute Show in Honor of Fellow Student Ryan Ogle

The Legacy of Love was a tribute show for the late Ryan Ogle, a wonderful person and talented producer who lost his life earlier this year. Ryan enrolled as a student in October of 2014 and excelled beyond words throughout the time that he was with us. He influenced and inspired many of his classmates,… Read more

February 22nd, 2016 by

IPR Students Go Behind the Scenes at National Snocross Event

Last week Canterbury Park put away the saddles and made way for the sleds… motor sleds. The AMSOIL Championship Snocross was in town for the Pirtek Snowcross National and IPR Digital Video and Media Production students were in the thick of it. The AMSOIL Championship Snocross is an ISOC sanctioned snocross series that consists of eight national… Read more

January 28th, 2016 by

IPR Students and Staff Go Backstage at the Black Sabbath Show

On Monday Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler rolled into town to perform as a part of the “Final Tour by the Greatest Metal Band of all Time,” and IPR students and staff were there to see it. Live Sound & Show Production students Zachary Rudolph and Kaia Duchenne, along with Program… Read more

January 28th, 2016 by

IPR Digital Video Student Shadows Media Team at TCF Field

The Minnesota Vikings season is over with the loss to Seattle in the playoffs on Sunday, but despite the final heartbreaker, it will be a season to remember – particularly for IPR Digital Video and Media Production student Audrey Swenson. And not just because of that definitive win in Green Bay to clinch the NFC… Read more

January 13th, 2016 by

IPR teams up with FAIR School for After School Classes

This winter, if it seems like there are a few more fresh looking faces around campus, you’re probably running into a batch of high school students studying sound design as a part of a collaboration between IPR and The FAIR School. The FAIR+ program is a partnership program between the FAIR School and business, arts, and… Read more

December 22nd, 2015 by


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