The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® to Participate in
High-Resolution Audio Panels at CES 2015

Santa Monica, Calif. (January 5, 2015)The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® continues to educate about High-Resolution Audio and related issues by participating in two panels at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. The two panels, produced by DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, are "Meet the High-Res Music Creators" and "Hi-Res Audio: CES Power Panel." These are among six panels produced by DEG for the Hi-Res Audio Workshop, which will take place Tuesday, January 6, through Thursday, January 8, at Venetian Level 2, Bellini 2001.

In related news, rock icon Neil Young and PonoMusic will also hold a special press briefing on High Resolution Audio on Tuesday, January 6, from 3:30-4:30 PM at the Hi-Res Audio Workshop. Limited seating is available. In addition, Young will share his passion for high-res music in a SuperSession led by Rolling Stone executive editor Nathan Brackett on Wednesday, January 7, from 10:15-11:15 AM at the LVCC, North Hall, room N257. 

The Hi-Res Audio Workshop the P&E Wing will participate in are:

Meet The Hi-Res Music Creators, 2:15-3:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 6 
Sponsored by The Recording Academy P&E Wing, this panel will offer attendees the chance to join top producers and engineers as they discuss the music creation process and share best practices for recording, mixing and mastering in high-resolution. Maureen Droney, Managing Director, The Recording Academy P&E Wing, will serve as moderator, with panelists Rob Friedrich, GRAMMY®-winning producer/engineer, Five-Four Productions; Leslie Ann Jones, GRAMMY-winning engineer and Skywalker Sound’s Director of Music Recording & Scoring; Allen Sides, GRAMMY-winning producer and engineer, Ocean Way Audio; Ryan Ulyate, producer and engineer (Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty); and Mark Waldrep, recording engineer and owner, AIX Records.

Hi-Res Audio: CES Power Panel, 2:15 - 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 8
This panel will give attendees the chance to meet and mix with some of the biggest names in consumer electronics and music entertainment as they exchange ideas about the key issues that are facing the industry today. Marc Finer, Senior Director, DEG, will serve as moderator, with panelists Robert Heiblim, Vice Chairman, CEA Audio Division Board; and Maureen Droney, Managing Director, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing.

Maureen Droney stated, "The Consumer Electronics Show is a perfect venue to provide attendees and exhibitors with current and comprehensive information surrounding our ongoing initiatives to raise awareness regarding High-Resolution Audio. We are very fortunate to be able to have some of our most accomplished recording professionals appearing at these events to represent the perspective of the P&E Wing and our close allies in the Hi-Res arena."

For a complete listing of all the events in the High-Resolution Audio Tracks, click here: http://www.cesweb.org/Conference/Conference-Tracks/High-Resolution-Audio


About The Recording Academy: Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.

About The Producers & Engineers Wing: Currently more than 6,500 professionals comprise The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, which was established for producers, engineers, remixers, manufacturers, technologists, and other related creative and technical professionals in the recording field. This organized voice for the recording community addresses issues that affect the craft of recorded music, including the development and implementation of new technologies, technical guidelines and recommendations, and archiving and preservation initiatives. For more information, please visit www.producersandengineers.com.

Louis Vazquez / The Recording Academy / 310.392.3777 / louis.vazquez@grammy.com
Robert Clyne / Clyne Media, Inc. / 615.662.1616 / robert@clynemedia.com
Lisa Roy / Rock & Roy / 310.463.1563 / lisaroyaudio@mac.com


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