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Susan Rogers is a record producer, engineer, mixer, and audio electronics technician, and has a doctorate in psychology (having studied music cognition and psychoacoustics) from McGill University.

Susan began her music career as the live-in engineer for Prince from 1983 to 1988, including recording albums like Purple Rain, Around the World in a Day, Parade, Sign o’ the Times, and The Black Album. Her other studio sessions have included artists like Bare Naked Ladies, David Byrne, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Rusted Root, Tricky, Geggy Tah, and Michael Penn. She is currently the director of the Berklee Music Perception and Cognition Laboratory and is a Professor at Berklee College.

Music Production for Women
26 and 27 May 2019, 10am - 5pm
The Cad Factory Studio, Sandigo NSW


The Music Production workshop demonstrates how a producer and engineer think during a recording session. Lessons on arrangement, timbre, sound choices, performance, and artistic collaboration are explained in the studio as a recording takes shape.

This workshop is suited for people who have intermediate to advanced technical proficiency working in a recording studio. It is aimed at women wanting to develop their careers as a professional engineer and/or producer.

There are eight places available for this workshop, with four places prioritised for women living in regional locations.  

You will be required to submit an Expression of Interest form by Thursday 18 April 2019, 5pm. You will be notified on Monday 29 April if you have been selected. Each successful participant will receive $200 towards the cost of accommodation and $200 towards their travel to Narrandera.

Expressions of Interest for this workshop are now closed.

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