In this workshop as part of our Audio Master Class series presented together with Electronic Music Foundation (EMF), Omid Bürgin’s “Field Recording Techniques” focuses on a very different job market: Making quality recordings on the field. The workshop focuses on political, ethical, ethnomusicological issues as well as the technical aspects involved.
Class 1: Field Recording Techniques
Author of several acoustic designs for medium and large-sized studios, auditoriums and churches, Omid has gained solid credibility in the Music Industry. Constantly updated on the latest market trends and researches, his projects embrace the experience acquired outside Brazil, while being creatively tailored to the Brazilian scenario. Omid has lectured acoustic, audio and music production courses for many world- class schools, such as UCLA Extension, Musician’s Institute (MI – Hollywood), Santa Marcelina and University of Sao Paulo (USP). Today, Omid divides his time between his own Acoustic Design Firm and Recording Studios and his international lectures and workshops at respected Institutions, such as New York University (NYU), Harvestworks, Hamburg University, Tischmeyer, among others. Omid has received many industry awards and commissions along his career, such as Electronic Arts Research Institute (LA) and Freunde der Guten Musik (Berlin) and had compositions performed internationally by the Kronos Quartet. He has participated in many multimedia and multi-cultural events at the Center of the Performing Arts, Los Angeles, and at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. He holds a Master of Composition by the University of California, Los Angeles, with a specialty in Ethnomusicology and World Music Traditions.
His workshop were given sucessfully at Harvestworks, NYU, SAE-NY, Tischmeyer- Hamburg among others.