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Addendum To Independent Study In Sound Design And Sound System Compone


Addendum to Independent Study in Sound Design and Sound System Component Operation

















































Arnold F. Bilotta III

18 December 2000













This past year (2000) I have been working in the sound booth for The John Lyman Center for
the Performing Arts. Here at the John Lyman Center (JLC) we have been going through a time
of transition. The former resident technical guru who had taken care of JLC's happenings
had retired, leaving the JLC in a semi chaotic state. The dance school season was just
about to start which happens to be our busiest time of the year. The administrative staff
here at the JLC was franticly trying to find a replacement while interim Chris Hudacs
fought his was through the perilous dance school season.


Finally, when all the hullabaloo was over David Starkey, formally serving as Technical
Director of the Theatre Department at Southern Ct. State Univ. was named the new title of
Events Manager. When David was still working in the theatre department I had approached
him when it was pointed out that there was no one person on staff who knew how to fully
operate the sound system. The idea I had come up with was to design an independent study
which would allow me to be in the sound booth and empirically discover how to operate the
sound system and all of its support components. He agreed that it was a good idea because
Greg had never explained anything but remedial board operation. Since I first started
working at the JLC I had wanted to work on the sound system, now I was being given the
chance.






The independent study was written up as follows:



Independent Study in Sound Design and Sound System Component operation







Objectives:



-To demonstrate competence in properly operating the sound system and all its individual
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