Greetings all - and happy inauguration week :-) Most of you on our primary mailing list should have recieved our "snail" mailing already, but this is a reminder that our next meeting is THIS Thursday, 1/22/09, at the 92nd Street Y's Buttenwieser Library - 1395 Lexington Ave (between 91st & 92nd Streets), 2nd floor. The text of our meeting flyer is as follows - hope to see you all there for what promises to be a fascinating and informative evening! dave nolan Audio Archivist 92nd Street Y **************************************** ARSC New York Chapter January 2009 Meeting Thursday, 1/22/09 at the 92nd Street Y Buttenwieser Library (2nd Floor) 1395 Lexington Ave. (between 91st & 92nd Streets) New York, NY 10128 From 7pm to 9pm – doors (and refreshments) at 6:30 Max Wilcox in conversation with Joe Patrych Max Wilcox speaks with Joe Patrych about his career as a Classical Music Producer and conductor spanning over five decades. Beginning at RCA in 1958, Mr. Wilcox was responsible for the recordings of Arthur Rubinstein, until Mr. Rubinstein’s retirement in 1976. He also worked with such RCA artists as the Guarneri Quartet, Peter Serkin, Itzhak Perlman, Van Cliburn, and Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. In his subsequent career as an independent producer from 1974 through the present, Mr. Wilcox has produced recordings by the Emerson String Quartet, Simon Estes, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and scores of others. We will learn how the art and science of recording has advanced during Mr. Wilcox’s career, and what characteristics make an effective Recording Producer - what to do, and more importantly, what NOT to do during a recording session. Mr. Wilcox’s recordings have won seventeen Grammy Awards. Joseph Patrych is a recording producer and the owner of Patrych Sound Studios in New York, well known for its recordings of classical piano and chamber music. He has had 2 CD’s nominated for Grammy Awards: Alkan Concerto with Marc-Andre Hamelin, pianist on Music & Arts Records in 1994 & Glazunov Piano Music, Vol. 1 with Duane Hulbert, pianist on Bridge Records in 2002. He has performed as a pianist, conductor and choral singer, and has adjudicated several music competitions, most recently the Degrado Memorial Competition for the past 3 years. In addition to his New York-based studio work, Mr. Patrych regularly takes part in recording and engineering workshops and recording sessions throughout the United States. He has designed and built recording and archival studios for Harvard University, The University of Missouri at Kansas City, The Edison National Historical Site, and The International Piano Archives at Maryland, as well as many private studios. He is a member of The Association of Recorded Sound Collections, where he is on the Technical Committee. All ARSC NY Chapter meetings are free and open to the public.