Andrew Keister: The Road To A Sound Career

The orchestra crescendos and the cast hits the final note. The curtain falls and then thunderous applause. After months of preparation and rehearsals and tech, the show is finally open — off to the opening-night party. At one table are the sound designer, his associate and assistant, and the engineer for the show. But how did these people get there? Was the designer ever a mixer or an assistant? Does the sound engineer want to design? What do the assistant and associate do? Is there a

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