|U of M Music Industry Student Places Second in International Recording Competition
For release: Oct. 24, 2006
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Recent University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music graduate Alan Burcham placed second in the Rock and Pop category of the Student Recording Competition at this year’s Audio Engineering Society (AES) International Convention in San Francisco, CA. Burcham, who earned a Bachelor of Music degree in the School’s Music Industry Division, received a $500 coupon from audio equipment manufacturer and AES sponsor Millenia Music and Media for his recording of A Song for Solomon by the Memphis group, The Silent Parade.
The University of Memphis, in its second year with an official student section of the AES, participated in student recording competitions with schools from across the globe including McGill University (Canada), Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tonmeister Institute (Germany), The Banff Centre (Canada), Indiana University, University of Harford, Gdansk University of Technology, University of Miami, and the University for Music, (Austria).
The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Each year professionals from around the world attend the annual conference to participate in workshops, tutorials, and standards meetings lead by industry authorities. This year the University of Memphis was represented by ten students, AES faculty advisor Professor Jonathan Frazer and Music Industry Division Head, Professor Jeff Cline.
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