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Welcome new members:

Nick GreenKevin McCrarySAE InstituteArt of Audio, LLC, Pete SchmuttePlanet-Zero, LLCBig T ProductionsMetroSonicDerek Fredricksen, Jangly RecordsSigif Cornejo, Richard WhatleyNick Stopher Productions, Cedric Edwards, Steven Harrah, Tom Murphy, MixNasterMark Cobrin, Tyler Norris, SprintMusicRoger ArnoldJosh Tomkoski, Marie Matthews, Greg Peterson, Madeline Farr, David Debdulk, Aaron Saidizand, Dawid Arciszewski, Joey Deihl, Chris Pope, Tyler PattersonNeal ShawClaire Wilkins, Mixopolis, Inc., Oasis MasteringLavry Engineering Inc.Michael Hoffman, Sonar ProductionsStudio ZootMatthew Stegall, Group Therapy StudiosMixers HollywoodJett GalindoSynique StevensMixers HollywoodTierra PadillaAuji WilliamsMaurice BlaineDavid KraftMichelle Tabbanor, Debbie Melton, Nicholas MacDonald, Alisha LeBlancEngineering and Recording Society of Chicago (EARS), … more to come.

News Flash | SPARS completes first in a series of Ask SPARS online Webinars with University of Wisconsin

2014 marks the 35th anniversary of the founding of SPARS. For 35 years we have been serving the recording industry, weathering the changes our members face. Today is no different. SPARS has re-tooled itself to serve, not only our legacy members, but to reach out to smaller facilities as well as independent engineers and producers. Our activities are centered around mentoring and continuing education activities like the regional SPARS Studio Summit program, the Ask SPARS mentoring sessions and a vital on-line presence on the Web and in Social Media. We encourage you to become a member and join with us. There are many advantages to joining, not the least of which is being a part of a group of professionals committed to high standards in the craft of recording. Members have the distinction of being able to display the SPARS member logo, a real plus in promoting your services.

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SPARS is committed to bringing all the members of our industry together to share knowledge, business practices and marketing expertise. As part of this commitment, SPARS has launched the SPARS Studio Summit program, a new mentoring and education initiative to bring together educators, students, producers, engineers and SPARS members and facilities, on a regional basis. As part of the Studio Summit, Ask SPARS is SPARS new mentoring initiative that allows students and working career recording professionals access to successful industry leaders. In addition to our other Social Media, SPARS has recently launched a new Facebook Mentoring Forum. Join with us and become part of the discussion.

Ask SPARSSPARS just completed the first in a series of regional SPARS Studio Summits in Asheville, NC. The SPARS Session was held at SPARS member Echo Mountain Recording and featured SPARS board members, local producers, engineers and students from three local SPARS education member schools, Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina, Asheville and Western Carolina University. Read more…

At the most recent AES Convention in NY, SPARS presented several activities:

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There is no better time to join SPARS – join today. You can also subscribe to our Newsletter, SoundBytes by clicking the Newsletter link in the upper right hand section of this page. Join with us online via our Social Media. Click the icons in any right hand column of the site.

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