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How to Become a Sound Engineering Technician

Interested in music and sound engineering? Want to know how to become a sound engineering technician? A good way to enter the music business as a sound engineering technician is to enroll in an audio production and engineering program. A sound engineering program includes classes that cover studio audio engineering, music fundamentals, desktop production, business …

IPR Graduate Spotlight: William Hensley

William Hensley is a 2010 Graduate of the Institute of Production and Recording whose career is off to an electrifying start. Hensley, a double major in Audio Production & Engineering and Music & Entertainment Business, has travelled extensively and integrated Audio/Visual technologies at some of the biggest sports venues in the nation, including Minneapolis’ US Bank Stadium. …

Jay Fuchs

Jay Fuchs “Dr. Jay” is a renowned music educator, entertainer, author, composer, and director. Jay was the Music Theory Department Head at McNally Smith College of Music from 1991 to 2017.  He is the Co-Creator of Corridor, a popular game-based music theory and ear training app. Jay is the Author of Doctor Jay’s Music Lessons, …

How Les Paul Changed Recorded Music Forever (and Got an Iconic Guitar Named After Him)

If you know the name Les Paul at all, it’s likely because of the Gibson guitar with the fat, gutsy tone. You may even know that there was a real guy named Les Paul. But what’s less known is that the Gibson Les Paul is one of his lesser accomplishments. In fact, he wasn’t really …

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