The AES has always been at the centre of the audio recording community, bringing the top engineers together to share techniques and promote new ideas. Next month’s AES Milan Convention will offer the year’s most comprehensive program of Recording and Production workshops, tutorials and demonstrations, along with chances to get your ears on the latest gear from top industry brands. Taking place 23-26 May at the NH Hotel Milano Congress Centre in Milan, Italy, AES Milan will present an immersive look at many topics of note in the recording and production industry.

Throughout the four days of the AES Milan Convention, professionals and industry experts will present the latest technologies and techniques in a variety of venues and formats. The popular Workshop sessions will include a wide variety of topics and interests, including:

The Art of Vocal Production

Styling Your Live and Recorded Classical, Jazz, and Acoustic Ensemble Sound

ANTON – Universe in 3D: Ambisonics in Electronic Music Production

Additional workshops include techniques for VR, 3D and spatial content, with dedicated sessions on miking, recording and stereophonic production.

A series of Recording and Production Tutorials will also look into different aspects of the audio engineering, including:
Psychoacoustics of 3D Sound Recording (with 9.1 Demos)

Total Timbre: Tools and Techniques for Tweaking and Transforming Tone

Intelligent Acoustic Interfaces for High-Definition 3D Audio

An additional Student & Career event, Classical Music Recording Education Panel Discussion: Contemporary Production Practices and Training Engineers for Today and the Future, will review what audio engineering programs are doing to cover both established recording techniques and modern approaches. Featuring educator and expert panellists from five countries, the panel will discuss how educators can anticipate future eventualities and what audio engineering students need to know now to innovate in the classical music recording of tomorrow.