Auerbach Pollock Friedlander Announces Promotions

SAN FRANCISCO, NEW YORK, MINNEAPOLIS - (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) March 16, 2010, Auerbach Pollock Friedlander, Performing Arts/Media Facilities Planning and Design with offices in San Francisco, New York and Minneapolis, is pleased to named four new associates, Kevin Auses, Matthew Ezold, Howard Glickman and Robert Hill.

“Due to the depth of our talented staff of dedicated professional we continue to excel in providing outstanding services to our clients. We congratulate our newly promoted associates as members of an outstanding leadership team,” says the firm's Founder, S. Leonard Auerbach.

Kevin Auses, Associate - San Francisco

Kevin AusesKevin Auses joined Auerbach Pollock Friedlander in 2003. His background in theatrical production brings hands on experience to his work associated with the design and implementation of automated rigging and scenery handling systems, and a thorough knowledge of structural design for the theatre.

Mr. Auses has worked on a wide variety of projects, including project management and rigging systems supervision for the 15,000 seat Auditorium and broadcast center currently under construction at the Rexburg, Idaho campus of Brigham Young University. Other representative work includes the Central Los Angeles Learning Center, Los Angeles, California; California Shakespeare Theatre Renovation and Master Plan, Orinda, California; the

Drew School, Assembly Wing, San Francisco, California; the Conrad Prebys Music Center at the University of California, San Diego, LaJolla, California; the Clovis Veterans Memorial District Center Clovis, California; the Colburn Conservatory, Phase II Expansion, Los Angeles, California; Sonoma Academy, Sonoma, California; Prospect Sierra School, El Cerrito, California; and the University of Washington Playhouse Theater Renovation, Seattle, Washington.

Mr. Auses received a BFA from the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.

Matthew Ezold, CTS, Associate - New York

Matthew Ezold, CTSMatthew Ezold joined Auerbach Pollock Friedlander in 2001, bringing experience as a theatrical sound designer, production manager and facilities manager with a strong background in construction methods and materials. His design experience includes sound reinforcement and recording systems, computer playback systems, paging and communication systems, show control systems, closed circuit television and modulated video systems, theatrical lighting systems and theatrical rigging/staging systems.

Mr. Ezold's project experience includes improvements to facilities at The Public Theater, New York, New York; The New Hampshire Music Festival Center for Music in Center Harbor; the United Therapeutics Campus Auditorium, Silver Spring, Maryland; the Virginia Tech University Henderson Hall renovation and new Black Box Theater, Blacksburg, Virginia; Cooper Union's New Academic Building Auditorium, New York, New York; the MGM CityCenter Haze Nightclub, Las Vegas, Nevada; and the sound video and communications systems portion of the MGM CityCenter Viva ELVISâ„¢ Cirque du Soleil Theatre, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mr. Ezold received a BFA from The New York University Tisch School of the Arts. He is a Certified Technology Specialist with Infocomm International.

Howard B. Glickman, Associate - San Francisco

Howard B. GlickmanHoward Glickman has worked in almost all aspects of the theatre industry including technical, administration, education, construction and equipment sales. He joined Auerbach Pollock Friedlander in 2004.

Mr. Glickman's project experience with the firm includes project management for the Conservatory of Music at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada; the renovation of the Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall at Mills College, Oakland, California and the Kennedy Theatre expansion and Asian Theatre Center at the University of Hawaii, Manoa; and the Pearl Concert Theatre at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Other work focusing on Mr. Glickman's expertise in theatrical lighting systems planning and design includes Cirque du Soleil's ZAIAâ„¢ Theatre at the Venetian Resort Casino, Macao, China; the MGM Mirage, Cirque du Soleil LOVEâ„¢ Theatre, Las Vegas, Nevada; and MGM's CityCenter Viva ELVISâ„¢ Cirque du Soleil Theatre, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mr. Glickman graduated from Oberlin College in 1992 with a BA in Theatre and Political Science.

Robert Hill, Associate - San Francisco

Robert HillRobert Hill joined Auerbach Pollock Friedlander's San Francisco office in 2006, working as project manager, senior consultant and designer. He brings more than fifteen years of technical theatre and theatrical lighting design experience to the firm, including work on over 100 operas for the San Francisco Opera and the Houston Grand Opera, among others.

Mr. Hill's project experience includes project management for the Feather Falls Casino Event Center in Oroville, California; “The Show” Concert Theatre at the Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, California; and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California. Additional project work incudes the Musical Instruments Museum, Phoenix, Arizona; Brigham Young University Auditorium, Rexburg, Idaho; Feather Falls Event Center in Oroville, California; “The Pearl” Concert Theatre at the Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada; Epic Systems Corporation Conference Center, Verona, Wisconsin; MGM City Center, Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Trollwood Amphitheatre, Fargo, North Dakota.

Mr. Hill graduated with highest honors from the University of Illinois in 1987 with a BA in Theatre Design. He has also completed Master Studies at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.

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