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Legend of the Road Peter Greenlund Leads Live Sound and Show Production Program

Like many in the entertainment industry, Peter Greenlund’s career has provided amazing opportunities and unbelievable experiences.  His career and life before becoming the program chair for the Live Sound and Show Production program at The Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) not only enhanced his talent but also allows him to enrich the learning environment …

IPR Instructors Who Played and Toured with Prince Share Their Experience

Minnesota’s music scene lost an icon on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Popstar, Prince, died at his Chanhassen home at the age of 57. Few details were immediately released about his death. The singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and actor has been widely acclaimed as one of the most influential musicians of his era with hit songs like …

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 …

IPR Students and Staff Go Backstage at the Black Sabbath Show

[slideshow_deploy id=’11047′] 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 …

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