Monthly Archives: August 2015

IPR Hosts Loft Literary Center Event

By Rebecca Buller On Saturday, August 22, IPR hosted one of 40 events taking place as part of the Loft Literary Center’s celebration of its 40th Anniversary. The event “Dynamic Duos: Words and Music,” brought IPR students and facility together with local authors who recorded passages from their work at the IPR audio studios. Gail Milstein, Loft
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IPR Digital Video Instructor's Film Gets Distribution Deal

Wayne Johnson is a busy guy. He’s been a film producer and director since 1999, is the father of two, and teaches Applied Color Theory, Visual Effects, and Advanced Field Production in the IPR Digital Video and Media Production BFA and AAS programs. He is also in post-production on two feature films, is working with writers
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IPR Recognized as a 2015 School of Excellence by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

MINNEAPOLIS (August 18, 2015) – The Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) is proud to announce the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) has named IPR a 2015 School of Excellence. This award recognizes ACCSC-accredited institutions for their efforts in demonstrating a high level of achievement among their students and a commitment to
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Aneesa Adams

Instructor, Art History, Visual Art, Global Citizenship Aneesa Adams grew up in the Minneapolis arts scene as the daughter of an active visual artist. She is a classically-trained artist and has been teaching since 2003. She has exhibited her work throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin and currently exhibits her work in and around Minneapolis. While her
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Mary Jane Alm

Music Theory, Vocal Performance Mary Jane Alm has toured internationally, been featured on national network TV and performed on stage for some of America’s largest corporations. Today, she continues a busy gig schedule with both her own band and with a show band called Synergy, which tours the corporate client world. Mary Jane’s first album,
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Steve Alm

Music Theory, Performance Steve has taught at IPR since 2008 and holds bachelor’s degrees in open studies and music education. In addition to his career as a professional performer, Steve has taught band in the public schools and has given guitar and piano lessons to children and adults. Steve has played as a solo artist
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Kevin Beacham

Hip-Hop Essentials Kevin Beacham discovered hip-hop in 1980 and has been actively involved in the genre’s culture ever since. His early fascination with hip-hop led to emceeing, production and eventually deejaying. After 15 years as an artist, Kevin felt a growing need to explore the business side of the industry and started his own company,
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Kevin Bowe

Program Chair, Audio Production and Engineering Kevin Bowe is a songwriter/producer/guitarist/engineer/mixer who got his start in the Minneapolis music scene that spawned Prince, The Replacements and Husker Du in the early 1980’s. After spending that decade in various punk and roots bands, he caught a break and met uber-producer David Z (Prince, Fine Young Cannibals,
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Justin DeLeon

Audio Engineering, Pro Tools A talented instructor, Justin brings his experience of playing in professional studios and his own musical groups to the classroom. He has self-produced, recorded, mixed, mastered and played the drums for Sleeper Pins, Dissonant Creatures and the Swallows. Before coming to IPR, Justin worked for four years as a staff engineer
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