Live Sound for a Major Musical Show and Holiday Dinner
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When/Where: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019, 4:15 PM @ Hilbert Circle Theater followed by Dinner at Shapiro’s ~ 5: 45 PM.
Join us for a hands-on talk with Alan Alford, audio engineer for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, as he explains the details and challenges for the ISO’s 34 st annual IPL Yuletide Celebration musical production. Among the challenges of this production is handling over 35 wireless microphone systems. This season, Alan will be using a Yamaha PM7 console, the Shure Axient wireless radios and Clear-Com FreeSpeak wireless systems.
NOTE: There is a tight window for this session – the talk with Alan will begin promptly at 4:15 PM and end at 5:15 PM. We have been asked to assemble just inside the 32 E. Washington Street entrance (Symphony Center) by 4:15 PM; specifically, do NOT enter the theater by the main doors on the Circle.
Also, because of the tight schedule and very busy backstage area, it is important that you RSVP so we can have an accurate list of those attending – otherwise, you may not be able to be admitted.
There are two Yuletide productions that day, one at 2:00 PM and the other at 8:00 PM. Frankie Moreno is this year’s host. You may wish to attend one of these (your option) in order to have a greater appreciation for the magnitude and complexity of the task of handling live sound for this major production. (We are not able to hold a block of tickets; that is, you must purchase your own ticket(s), available online at www.indianapolissymphony.org.) HCT is located at 45 Monument Circle, Indianapolis. Parking is available in several nearby garages and at Circle Center (underground).
Immediately following we will proceed to the nearby Shapiro’s restaurant, 808 S. Meridian, for a holiday dinner. Cost for AES members only will be $7.00, with the balance being subsidized by the Section. Treasurer, Phil Hodson, will take your $7 share (cash only) before paying the total bill. Non-AES members will need to pay the full amount.