Eddie Mapp is a Front of House engineer who graduated from the CRAS in 1997 and has been out with some of the biggest names in the industry including Stone Temple Pilots, Evanescence and Papa Roach. Recently, he was tapped for his extensive knowledge on getting great vocal sounds on the road in Mix Magazine’s Mixing Vocals Onstage feature for the July 2011 issue. “When EQâ€™ing a vocalist, look into how the vocal is to be perceived in the mix. Does it stand out first and foremost over everything, or is it tucked away a little to give a better blend with the rest of the group?, says Mapp. READ MORE.
Mike Bangs graduated from the CRAS in 2005 and has since been involved as a monitor mixer for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Billy Bob Thornton among others. Bangs was also featured in the July 2011 issue of Mix where he talks about his setup for the band Neon Trees, “I did the first couple shows with just the laptop and iPad, using the Allen & Heath iPad app. Then I added the PL-6 so I could have some physical faders.” READ MORE
These are but a few of the Conservatory grads who work across a broad range of live sound, recording, AV, post and technical jobs and are often featured in industry trade magazines and manufacturer’s websites.