2 spots left in Catskills Audio Retreat, May 18-20

My friends are hosting what promises to be an enlightening audio retreat at their home in the Catskills, May 18-20. Improve your skills with two of the most experienced and creative audio folks in the biz! Plus its awfully pretty around here this time of year. Details below.

There are two openings left for our Springtime Audio Retreat. We're two hours north of NYC; the dates are May 18 20th.

All the Best;

Sounds, Stories and Springtime – An Audio Retreat
Spend a weekend in the Catskills honing your recording and storytelling skills while reinvigorating your creative spirit. Join Jim Metzner and Eileen McAdam for an immersive experience in field recording, listening, and learning how to use sound to bring stories to life. This retreat offers personal attention while leaving room for reflection and community.

• Explore the use of sound to illustrate stories and set a mood
• Expand your audio palette
• Experiment with binaural, stereo and parabolic microphones
• Receive individualized feedback for your work

Jim Metzner has pioneered the use of sound in radio features and multi-media projects. Best known for his award-winning series Pulse of the Planet, his work has been featured in National Geographic, All Things Considered, Marketplace, Weekend Edition, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Audio Magazine, and the Today Show.

Eileen McAdam is the co-founder of the World Sound Foundation and the producer of the Hudson Valley Sound and Story Project, Tales of Two Cities Audio Tour and StoryScape Hudson Valley, and a recipient of five major grants.

Special Guest: Emmy Award Winning musician Steve Gorn
Saturday Night Barbecue!

May 18 – 20, 2012
$450/person, all meals included; camping available. Attendance limited to 8 intermediate to experienced audio/media producers. Contact: emcadam@hvc.rr.com or call 845-338-0464


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