Live Sound Summit

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A two-day online training and networking event for live sound engineers and the pro audio community.

Where can you go for live training from Robert Scovill, Bob McCarthy, Buford Jones, Nicholas Radina, and more?

Your living room! (or kitchen, office, studio, whatever)

I'm bringing together some of my favorite teachers for two days of online live sound training and networking. Plus, everyone will get a discount to SoundGym and be able to enter the Lifetime Pro Membership Giveaway.

Check out the full lineup below.


PS. Yes, everything will be recorded. Make sure to get the All Access Pass for all recordings, slides, and handouts.

Day 1 - June 10

  • 0900 - Intro Day 1 (15min)
  • 0915 - Keynote Day 1 (30min) BOB MCCARTHY
  • 0945 - Session 1 (60min) MICHAEL KRIEG - Line Array Fundamentals
  • 1045 - Sponsor Demo SOUNDGYM
  • 1100 - Session 2 (90min) THOMAS NEUMANN - Dual-FFT Measurement
  • 1230 - Lunch (dark)
  • 1330 - Session 3 (60min) ALEŠ ŠTEFANČIČ - Guerrilla Mixing
  • 1430 - Session 4 (30min) Abandon Perfection: Facing the realities of real world audio
  • 1500 - Networking breakout meetings (5min*6)
  • 1530 - Sponsor Demo SOUNDGYM
  • 1545 - Session 5 (60min) NICHOLAS RADINA - How to use frequency coordination to keep your wireless interference free
  • 1645 - Closing remarks

Day 2 - June 11

  • 0900 - Intro Day 2 (15min)
  • 0915 - Keynote Day 2 (30min) ROBERT SCOVILL
  • 0945 - Session 6 (60min) JON BURTON - How I approach a soundcheck
  • 1045 - Sponsor Demo SOUNDGYM
  • 1100 - Session 7 (90min) SOULSOUND (DARRYN DE LA SOUL) - Panel: Unique Mixing Hints & Tips with Jon Burton & Justin Grealy
  • 1230 - Lunch (dark)
  • 1330 - Session 8 (60min) BUFORD JONES - The importance of equal amplitude sound systems
  • 1430 - Session 9 (60min) BOB MCCARTHY - Metallica
  • 1530 - Sponsor Demo SOUNDGYM
  • 1545 - Networking breakout meetings (5min*6)
  • 1715 - Session 10 (30min) NATHAN LIVELY - Stop Smaarting the Sound System (and what to do instead)
  • 1745 - Closing remarks

PDT (UTC-8) L.A.

All summit attendees will receive a 30% discount on pro memberships to SoundGym practical audio ear training. Plus, you can sign up for the SoundGym Lifetime Pro Membership Giveaway.

Presenter Bio

Jon Burton: FOH and monitor engineer for artists such as Radiohead, Suede, Pulp, Stereophonics, and The Prodigy. Writer and teacher for PLASA, Sound on Sound, and SoulSound.

Justin Grealy: Is the origin of the verb 'to greal' as in to greal a stage which means to thoroughly, neatly and legibly label everything on and around a stage.

Buford Jones: Has worked with ZZ-Top, Linda Ronstead, Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Stevie Wonder, Three Dog Night, Prince, Jackson Browne, David Bowie and Faith Hill.

Michael Krieg: System designer, technician, and operator for Representaciones de Audio, Meyer Sound Mexico, Digico, Hi Tech Audio, Auditorio Nacional, Palacio de los Deportes, and Mexico City Arena. Teacher for AES Mexico, IPN National Polytechnic Institute, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, UNITEC Technological University of Mexico, SAE INSTITUTE Mexico, and EMEH.

Nathan Lively: Award winning sound designer, engineer, and author with 355,166 podcast downloads and 177 articles and interviews published through Pro Sound News Europe, The Pro Audio Files, Soulsound, SoundGirls, and Sound Design Live.

Bob McCarthy: Author of Sound System Design & Optimization and Director of System Optimization at Meyer Sound.

Thomas Neumann: Creator of SATlive and LevelCheck.

Nicholas Radina: audio engineer, musician and educator based in Cincinnati as well as writer for SoundNerdsUnite, Live Sound International magazine, and ProSoundWeb.

Robert Scovill: 35-year veteran of professional concert sound and recording, has mixed over 3,500 events in his career with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Matchbox Twenty, Jackson Browne, Rush, Def Leppard, and Prince. Has earned 6 TEC awards and 3 PLSN Parnelli Awards.

Darryn de la Soul: developed the respected Alchemea Live Sound Diploma. Founder of SoulSound Agency and Resource Centre.

Aleš Štefančič: Technical Director and Monitor Mixer for Siddharta and educator at Gain Media Lab.

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