Jose Llana and Laura Michelle Kelly in Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I.  Photo by Matthew Murphy
Jose Llana and Laura Michelle Kelly in Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I. Photo by Matthew Murphy

Scott Lehrer Designs Sound for The King & I

Michael Eddy

Masque Sound recently provided Tony Award®-Winning Sound Designer Scott Lehrer with a custom audio package to bring his vision to the road for the highly anticipated North American tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I. The touring production required an audio package that was flexible, yet able retain the high-quality, signature sound design for which Lehrer is known.
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The 2017 HOG Factor National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming Competition from High End Systems
The 2017 HOG Factor National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming Competition from High End Systems

Finalists Named for the HES 2017 HOG Factor Competition

Michael Eddy

High End Systems announces the finalists for the 2017 HOG Factor National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming Competition. The competition finals will be held on High End Systems' booth at the 2017 LDI trade show. The finalist teams will be flown to Las Vegas to perform their pieces live at LDI 2017, based on the High End Systems 2017 LDI Booth Design.

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AES incoming President-Elect Nadja Wallaszkovits
AES incoming President-Elect Nadja Wallaszkovits

Audio Engineering Society Announces 2017 Election Results

Michael Eddy

The AES has released the list of winning candidates from the balloting in the 2017 Audio Engineering Society international elections. The newly elected officers will assume their roles in October, shortly after the end of the 143rd International AES Convention in New York. Entering the office of President-Elect is Nadja Wallaszkovits, who will serve first on the AES Board of Governors and Executive Committee as President-Elect, fully assuming the Presidency in October 2018 for a one-year term.

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ESTA Technical Standards Program
ESTA Technical Standards Program

Six ESTA Standards in Public Review

Michael Eddy

The ESTA Technical Standards Program has six standards that are now available for public review on the ESTA website. ESTA’s TSP needs to publicize these public reviews so they can get comments on them, and also so the TSP complies with ANSI procedures that require them to publicly solicit comments. Five of the standards have comment deadlines of 25 September 2017, but one is a week later, 2 October. People materially affected by these standards are invited to review them and to comment on them, saying they are acceptable as they are or are in need of changes.

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Sennheiser
Sennheiser

Sennheiser Offers Upgrade Path for 600MHz Wireless Users

Michael Eddy

Sennheiser has announced a trade-in program in the U.S. region following the decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to phase out use of the 600 MHz band for wireless audio over the next few years. For Sennheiser customers and owners of equipment operating in this range, there has never been a better time to upgrade their wireless equipment.

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The ETC Source Four Ellipsoidal celebrates 25 years
The ETC Source Four Ellipsoidal celebrates 25 years

25 Years of the ETC Source Four Fixture

Stage Directions

This November marks the 25th anniversary of the birth of the Source Four® fixture at ETC. Between now and this year’s LDI tradeshow, ETC is taking a look back at this product that has become such a major part of the company's story, the fixture that has made a long-lasting impact on our industry, and the product that has inspired many additional ETC fixtures.

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The ProPower Rack Power Distribution (RPD) rack from TMB
The ProPower Rack Power Distribution (RPD) rack from TMB

Power on Demand for iWeiss Theatrical Solutions

Michael Eddy

At iWeiss, ProPower means continuity in more ways than one. Their oldest ProPower Rack Power Distribution (RPD) rack has been in continuous service for 17-years, in the most challenging and hostile theatrical conditions. With over 1,500 ProPower racks in service across North America, the story of this reliable workhorse product is worth telling.

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The GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless system from Shure
The GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless system from Shure

Shure GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless Now Shipping

Michael Eddy

Shure announces that its suite of GLX-D® Advanced Digital Wireless products is currently shipping. Originally launched at the 2017 Winter NAMM Show, the new suite of products and accessories is the latest addition to the company’s GLX-D Digital Wireless line, and includes the GLX-D Advanced Frequency Manager, rack mount receiver system, remote antennas, and accessories.

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USITT
USITT

Jay O. Glerum Rigging Masterclass Coming to Hartford Stage

Michael Eddy

USITT’s Jay O. Glerum Rigging Masterclass is coming up in Hartford, CT next week, August 14-15. The masterclasses honor the memory of one of our industry's greatest advocates for safety and training, Jay O. Glerum. The Rigging Masterclasses offer a hands-on learning experience for each attendee in both advanced and entry level tracks providing the best of the best in training by the internationally recognized seasoned and skilled trainers. The Rigging Masterclasses are appropriate for students, early and mid-career professionals.

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