Home Studio Engineering: Mixing for Composers

Home Studio Engineering

Mixing for Composers


Les Brockmann, Larold Rebhun and Barry Rudolph

Moderated by Glenn Jordan

Topics Include:

* Improving the acoustics of your home studio.
* Compressors, reverbs and mics.
* Making the most out of your virtual orchestra.
* Practical workflow concepts for recording and mixing.
* Audio references for tweaking your mix.
* Common mixing issues for composers.
* When to hire a pro engineer.

* Home Recording in the Covid age. 




Les Brockmann's work as a recording engineer and score mixer includes documentary films such as The Hunting Ground with music by Miriam Cutler; many episodes of American Experience (PBS) with music by Joel Goodman; television scores such as Home Improvement with music by Dan Foliart and Northern Exposure with music by David Schwartz; game music including Uncharted I, II, & III with music by Greg Edmonson; music for tourism with producers Nelson Kole and Gordon Goodwin; and recording artists such as Steve Reich, Chick Corea, and many others. Les Brockmann is a Grammy winner for his work with The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band. Les also teaches at the Los Angeles College of Music in Pasadena.

Larold Rebhun an Emmy award winning engineer started his career in Woodstock, NY in the early 70’s. Larold moved to Los Angeles and became head of the assistant engineering staff at Cherokee studios. He worked on countless albums there with acts such as Ringo, Harry Nilsson, Robben Ford, and the Blues Brothers movie. Engineering Billy & The Beaters #1 hit single, At This Moment, allowed him to become established as an independent engineer in 1981. In the late 80’s Larold met Mark Snow and they hit it off, doing numerous Movies of the Weeks, episodic TV shows and a few films. The X-Files came along and became a mega hit as did many of its offshoots.

Barry Rudolph's discography includes engineering and mixing for artists: Rod Stewart, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hall and Oates, The Corrs, Pat Benatar, BB Mak, Enrique Iglesias, Waylon Jennings, Mick Jagger, Jon Bon Jovi, and Don Cornelius to name a few. Barry has his own futuristic music mixing facility called "Tones 4 $" Studios (pronounced Tones For Dollars) where he loves teaching audio engineering. He is a lifetime Grammy-voting member of NARAS and a contributing editor for Mix Magazine, Music Connection Magazine, plus many websites and blogs. Barry has received numerous NARAS Grammy nominations and winner of three Participation Grammys.

Our Moderator Glenn Jordan is an Emmy award winning composer, orchestrator and songwriter. His music appears in over 2000 television episodes including Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. He has toured the world as a member of the group Sha Na Na and participated on recordings for artists as varied as Shari Lewis and Lambchop to Kanye West.



Event Date Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:00 pm
Cut off date Saturday, September 12, 2020 11:30 am
Individual Price Free
Location Online
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