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Jack Shearing, 1930-2017
Jack Shearing, 1930-2017

In Memoriam: Jack Shearing, 87

Frank Hammel
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LOS ANGELES - John "Jack" Shearing, a prominent Broadway sound designer, owner of Masque Sound, and father of current Masque Sound president Geoff Shearing, died December 3, 2017 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87. Jack Shearing was the son of John Shearing, a Broadway head carpenter, who co-founded Masque Sound and Recording. In addition to expanding Masque Sound, Jack Shearing designed sound for such major Broadway productions in the late 1970s and early 1980s as Grease, Two Gentlemen of Verona and No No Nanette.

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American Cancer Society’s Largest Breast Cancer Event in Illinois Gets RME Audio Video Support

George Petersen
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CHICAGO — American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Chicago,” held on the Stadium Green of Soldier Field, is the Society’s largest annual breast cancer event in Illinois. With more than 10,000 people in attendance, roughly 200,000 sq. ft. in coverage area, multiple landmarks and varying angles, this event is a daunting task for even the biggest and best production companies.

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Jason Browning, 1971 - 2017
Jason Browning, 1971 - 2017

In Memoriam: Jason Browning, 46

George Petersen
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COLUMBUS, OH - Jason Browning, a longtime tour manager for bands including Matchbox Twenty, Stone Temple Pilots and others, died on Dec. 26, 2017. He was 46. A native of Columbus, OH, Browning attended Thomas Worthington High School (Worthington, OH) and Columbus State Community College before getting his start in the entertainment industry working security for artists including Hanson, Marilyn Manson and Rob Thomas.

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A DiGiCo SD5 now serves as the FOH desk for Liberty University School of Music’s performance hall
A DiGiCo SD5 now serves as the FOH desk for Liberty University School of Music’s performance hall

Liberty University and Thomas Road Baptist Church Upgrade with DiGiCo

Naomi Crews
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LYNCHBURG, VA - Liberty University and Thomas Road Baptist Church recently replaced their entire system of consoles with DiGiCo SD Series desks. Liberty University's expanded School of Music installed a DiGiCo SD5 and SD10 for FOH and monitor mixing in the building's performance hall, and added a DiGiCo SD11 in the department's mixing lab. At Thomas Road Baptist Church, two DiGiCo SD10 consoles now serve as the FOH and monitor mix platforms in the 6,000-seat sanctuary, which opened in 2016. Pro Sound & Video of Pensacola, FL provided all the desks.

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