You can send an email to Karen Fishman, the DC Chapter's chair, at
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list. The chapter usually meets at the Library of Congress and you can see
what they've been up to recently on their web page at
ARSC Web Editor
On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 11:11 PM, Robert Cham <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 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?
> Bob Cham
> Dear Doug,
>> 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
>> We'll post updates
>> 2. Check ARSC's homepage under "News and Events":
>> 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!
>> next meeting is this Thursday with a presentation by Tom Fine. Here are
>> the details below.
>> All the best,
>> Kimberly Peach
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> UMG/Decca Classics.
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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
>> 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]
>> 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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