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Free Audio Engineering Master Classes on April 18 at Evangel University

Published on Apr 15, 2016 by Evangel University News

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Music Business & Technology program at Evangel University is hosting an Audio Engineering Master Class in three sessions on Monday, April 18, 2016. The classes will be held in recital hall of the Barnett Fine Arts Center.

Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The focus for the master classes will be on audio engineering for the “front of house,” which is the part of the auditorium or concert hall where the audience sits. The FOH engineer mixes the live sound for concerts, plays and other events.

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Harold Rubens, master FOH audio engineer. (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

The speaker is Harold Rubens, a well-known FOH engineer who has worked for more than 20 years with artists such as Steven Curtis Chapman, Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Needtobreathe, Mercy Me, Jeremy Camp, Danny Gokey and Third Day.

Rubens has engineered sound in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall in New York City, to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. In January 2015, he mixed sound for the historic CCM United concert event, with 30-plus artists, in Nashville. That performance was broadcast live and recorded for DVD.

Sessions are Topics are:

Session 1 FOH Mixing Techniques: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Session 2 Application: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Session 3 Church and Ministry Building for Technical Crew: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The event will be LIVE streamed on the Evangel website:

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Harold Rubens, master FOH audio engineer. (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

The Music Industry major at Evangel University prepares students for positions in the rapidly evolving world of music business, recording engineer and other music technology. The program blends music, business and communication courses with hands-on experience using state-of-the-art technology.

For more information, contact Matt Moore at