LDI Show 2012: Live Design Concert Sound Master Classes 2012

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3-Days:  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 19-21, 2012
9am-2pm, includes sessions, lunch, and manufacturers showcase
$695 ($725 after 9/14)
Continental breakfast and lunch Included

Plus a ticket to see Elton John's Million Dollar Piano at Caesar's Palace on Thursday evening, October 18

Live Design expands its Master Classes@LDI with the first annual Concert Sound Master Classes, a three-day, in-depth look at the challenges encountered FOH on concert tours, from audio aesthetics to the architecture of the rig, use of line arrays, digital consoles, and the rigors of life on the road. Sessions with concert sound experts will take place from 9am-12pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 19, 20, and 21 as part of LDI2012 in a dedicated area on the show floor, surrounded by a showcase of cutting-edge gear by leading audio manufacturers. Lunch and private access to the gear from 12pm-2pm daily for CSMC participants, then the showcase opens to all LDI attendees at 2pm.

Mark Johnson, show production program manager at Full Sail University, creative consultant for the CSMC

Thursday, October 18
Sir Elton John's Million Dollar Piano at Caesar's Forum - Pick your tickets up at the Convention Center by 5:30pm in Room N250.  Ask for Ellen.

 Sir Elton John in "The Million Dollar Piano"

Friday, October 19
Coffee & Bagels/Welcome and Introduction to CSMC

Q&A With Matt Herr, FOH Mixer for Sir Elton John Matt Herr discusses Thursday Night’s performance by Sir Elton John (part of the CSMC curriculum) and answers questions about his career and his thoughts on the concert touring industry.

RF System Design, presented by Howard Kaufman from Lectrosonics

Lunch and manufacturer's showcase: see the latest in concert audio gear

Saturday, October 20
Coffee and Bagels

9:00am- 11:30am
David Scheirman: Careers in Concert Sound: An Industry Overview

How and where does one go about gaining the tools for lifelong learning, in order to be positioned for career success in this dynamic, competitive field? Spend time with a well-known industry veteran exploring today’s career options, while listening to live-show mix examples, reviewing sound system design projects, and taking a close look at specific live sound challenges and solutions from decades spent working on concert sound events around the world. International live sound icon and FOH veteran David Scheirman’s credits include Linda Ronstadt, ELO, Sheena Easton, Jimmy Buffet, George Benson and many more.

Michael D. Jackson: Behind the Board
FOH system tech for The Allman Brothers Band and FOH mixer for Gregg Allman, Jackson is a specialist in not just system alignment and mixing, but also long-term system and client care as well as corporate special events.

Lunch and manufacturer's showcase: see the latest in concert audio gear

Sunday October 21
Coffee and Bagels

9:30am - 10:30am
L-Acoustics: High Technology on the Road

Applying high end technology to concert touring, discuss and demonstrate how we apply science and experience to apply large format line arrays to changing venues around the globe.

Kevin Harvey, the Englishman in Las Vegas: “It’s Vegas, Baby”
Kevin takes you on a journey from touring with Black Sabbath to his work with acts such as The Canadian Tenors into his current ‘day job’ overseeing sound for multiple concert venues at the Smith Center, located in the heart of the entertainment center, the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.

*Schedule subject to change