Tag Archives: Kirk Imamura

SPARS presents on-line Ask SPARS Webinar to AES student section at University of Ohio

Recently SPARS partnered with the University of Ohio, The School of Media Arts & Studies and the local University of Ohio AES Student Chapter in presenting another of their popular Ask SPARS Mentoring Webinars.  The event was held in the Ohio University … Continue reading

SPARS completes another successful Ask SPARS mentoring event at 2014 AES Convention

SPARS once again hosted its popular Ask SPARS speed mentoring session at the 137th AES Convention, which was held in Los Angeles, October 9-12, 2014. The sessions took place on Friday, October 10th, and featured some 18 recognized industry professionals in the fields of Gaming, Mastering, Live Sound/Live Recording, Sound … Continue reading

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

As part of it’s expanded Ask SPARS mentoring initiative, SPARS recently completed the first in a series of Online Webinars with students enrolled in the recording technology program at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. The Ask SPARS event involved a 3-way online … Continue reading

SPARS honors Howard Schwartz as 2013 Legacy Award recipient

The 34 year history of SPARS is the history of the recording studio, music and professional recording evolution in America. The two cannot be separated. Those early pioneers of recording and sound founded SPARS and were some of the industry’s most committed supporters. There … Continue reading

SPARS participates in recent AES 50th International Conference on Audio Education

On July 25-27, 2013, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murphreesboro, TN was the recent site for the AES 50th International Conference on Audio Education. SPARS participated in a workshop panel titled Audio Education Report Card. Panel members were Mark … Continue reading

Ask SPARS mentoring at NAMM winter show is well received

One of the Studio Production small groups SPARS recently matched some 20 industry leaders with more than  125 students, recent graduates and active recording professionals as part of their Ask SPARS speed mentoring sessions at the 2013 NAMM show in Anaheim, … Continue reading

SPARS honors Chris Stone as the recipient of the 2012 SPARS Legacy Award

Award given as part of the 133rd AES Convention in San Francisco On Saturday, October 27, 2012 during the AES / SPARS Joint Student Section party, the SPARS Board of Directors bestowed its highest honor, the 2012 SPARS Legacy Award, … Continue reading

SPARS ends fiscal year with successful events, increased membership and participation

SPARS ended its 2011-2012 fiscal year recently, producing several well attended and successful events. In addition, interest in the 33 year old recording association is on the rise, as evidenced by the upsurge in membership, newsletter subscriptions, as well as social media … Continue reading

SPARS enjoys successful SRO crowds at recent Asheville Studio Summit

SPARS recently completed the first in a new series of regional Studio Summits in Asheville, NC. The response from the local Asheville and surrounding production communities was overwhelming resulting in a sold out conference and SRO crowds. The well received … Continue reading

SPARS announces regional Studio Summit for North Carolina area | Save the date

SPARS will be presenting a regional SPARS Studio Summit in Asheville, NC on March 30 – 31, 2012 at Echo Mountain Recording. Participants will include students from the Music Technology and Recording programs at Appalachian State University, University of North … Continue reading