The first session is scheduled for May 8 at Dale Pro Audio in New York City, continuing on to Sigmet Corporation's headquarters in Reading on May 9. Each day will feature two identical sessions (9 AM-Noon or 2 PM-6 PM).
Wilkes has been working in the live entertainment industry since the age of 15, having served as FOH engineer for a number of legendary artists that include The Replacements, Nirvana, Prince and The Smithereens. In recent years, Wilkes has been the FOH engineer for The Scissor Sisters, The B-52's, Jessica Simpson and R. Kelly.
"Monty is one of the most accomplished FOH engineers in the industry and his commitment to excellence goes hand-in-hand with our philosophy here at Soundcraft," said Katy Templeman-Holmes of Soundcraft Studer. "We are looking forward to meeting with attendees to learn more about their needs as technicians and engineers, while providing the opportunity for Monty to share his invaluable experience from working with such a broad range of accomplished artists!"
"Mixing with Professionals" attendance is free, registration is online at http://usa.soundcraft.com/mwp/events.aspx. The events are open to professionals wanting to learn more about the Soundcraft Vi Series digital consoles, those making the transition from analog to digital consoles, new engineers and others.
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