I'm retired and never was officially an
archivist, just a recording engineer who did
restoration work in the past. I'm moving to
Virginia, and wouyld like to attend meetings in
DC when time permits.
How do I find out about them?
>There are several ways to keep in the loop about ARSC's active New York
>Chapter. I believe Dennis Rooney, NY Chapter Chair, can add you to his
>group list. You can contact him at [log in to unmask]
>Other options are:
>1. Check the list of forthcoming events on the NY Chapter's webpage at
>http://www.arsc-audio.org/chapters/newyorkchapter.html. We'll post updates
>2. Check ARSC's homepage under "News and Events":
>http://www.arsc-audio.org/index.php. We try to post an announcement with
>details at least a week before the event date.
>3. Watch for an announcment to be sent out on ARSCList a week before the
>Thanks for inquiring. The NY Chapter has a great program this season! The
>next meeting is this Thursday with a presentation by Tom Fine. Here are
>the details below.
>All the best,
>ARSC Web Editor
> ARSC New York Chapter
>FEBRUARY 2013 Meeting
>7 P. M. Thursday, 2/21/13
>at the CUNY Sonic Arts Center
>West 140th Street & Convent Avenue, New York
>or enter at 138th Street off Convent Avenue
>Shepard Hall (the Gothic building) - Recital Hall (Room 95, Basement level) An
>elevator is located in the center of the building
>TOM FINE and "The Dawn of Digital"
>Tom Fine will summarize his research that led to his ARSC Journal article,
>"The Dawn of Digital Recording," present some additional facts about
>"firsts" in the commercial digital recording field, and play some examples
>of early digital recordings. We have now "lived digital" in the
>professional recording business for 40+ years. To put that in perspective,
>that's a greater number of years than from the dawn of electrical disk
>recording to stereo Lps. Since the 1970s, much of the early digital history
>has been lost or mythologized (the latest example being wrong "history"
>posted at the NARAS P&E Wing's website). The ARSC Journal article and this
>multi-media presentation aim to set the record straight, presenting
>first-hand accounts, recorded sound examples and discographical
>Tom Fine is a writer, editor and sound engineer based in Brewster NY. He is
>a member of ARSC and the AES. His analog-to-digital transfer business
>concentrates on large institutional/archival and private collections. Most
>of the analog audio collection of Poets House, located in Battery Park
>City, was transferred by Fine. All of that audio is now available to
>patrons in a central, searchable digital multi-media database. Fine most
>recently worked on production and wrote booklet copy for the new Mercury
>Living Presence CD and Lp box sets to be released this spring from
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>OUR NEXT PROGRAM WILL BE ON MARCH 28, 2013
>"The Two Garys"
>A joint presentation on
>Jürgen Grundheber, ("Archivist/Pirate") and tenor Helge Roswaenge
>by Gary Thalheimer and Gary Galo, respectively
>DIRECTIONS TO THE SONIC ARTS CENTER
>Subway: Take the 1 train to 137th Street City College and walk north to
>140th St. & Broadway, then go east to 140th St. & Convent Avenue. Take the
>A, B, C, or D trains to 145th St, go south on St. Nicholas to 141st St,
>(one long block), then west one block to Convent Avenue.
>and south one more block to 140th & Convent Avenue.
>Bus: M4 and M5 on Broadway; M 100, 101 on Amsterdam Ave (one block West of
>Convent A venue.)
>The Sonic Arts Center at CCNY offers 4-year Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees
>in Music with a concentration in Music and Audio Technology. Their program
>provides an in- depth curriculum emphasizing real-world skills with a
>project-based approach. Students enjoy a well-rounded program, with
>emphasis on audio technology, music theory, orchestration, and history to
>help them compete in a field that today demands an ever- growing and highly
>diverse skill set.
>All ARSC NY Chapter meetings are free and open to the public.
>Voluntary contributions to help defray our expenses are welcome!
>To join ARSC, visit http://www.arsc-audio.org
>On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 11:09 AM, Doug Pomeroy <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> I used to receive notices of the New York Chapter meetings,
>> but the notices seem to have stopped.
>> How does one get reinstated?
>> Doug Pomeroy
>> Audio Restoration & Mastering Services
>> 193 Baltic St
>> Brooklyn, NY 11201-6173
>> (718) 855-2650
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