KEVIN HERRING | INSTRUCTOR | FREDERICTON
Kevin is both a recording engineer and an educator. He first joined the teaching staff of the Audio Engineering Program in 2002.
Kevin has worked as a recording engineer for over 30 years. His credits include orchestral & jazz recordings as well as work in the film & video industry. He maintains an active recording career throughout North America and in the UK, where he has engineered a number orchestral recordings, at AIR Studios, London, for legendary Beatles producer Sir George Martin. Kevin was location sound recording and post-production sound editor for 15 years at the video production facilities of Communications New Brunswick, Government of New Brunswick.
He has worked on award winning films and videos and was himself the recipient of the Moonsnail Award for Best Sound at the Atlantic Film Festival. His music scoring session credits include work for the NFB and BRAVO. He is a past recipient of a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, Music and Opera Section. In 1993 he undertook the world’s first ever live to hard disc multi-track orchestral recording in London, England at Westminster Central Hall.
Kevin's studies include record engineering at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, NY, where he also undertook jazz guitar studies with Gene Bertoncini.
He has been featured in a number of articles in such industry magazines as Studio Sound, Pro Sound News (Europe), and Audio Media. He has also appeared on Peter Gzowski's CBC national radio show "Morningside".
He has, on a number of occasions, sat as a juror for grant applications for The New Brunswick Arts Board.
Kevin is eligible to nominate and to vote for both the GRAMMY and the JUNO awards.
He is an active member of the following:
Audio Engineering Society (AES)
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS/JUNOS)
Cultural Human Resources Council of Canada (CHRC)
Recording Academy/Producers & Engineers Wing (GRAMMY Org)
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)
New Brunswick Filmmakers' Cooperative.
DILLON ANTHONY | INSTRUCTOR | FREDERICTON
Dillon Anthony is quite often described as a "utility musician" having played guitar, banjo, pedal/lap steel, piano, bass, and drums on various recordings. He is a multi-instrumentalist, engineer, and producer who enjoys working in many different styles of music.
Studies have taken him through a 2 year Diploma of Audio Engineering at the Centre for Arts & Technology, a work/study internship (one of eight engineers chosen from a field of 50 global applicants) at the Banff Centre specializing in classical concert recordings, and most recently guitar studies at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass.
While at Banff, Dillon worked alongside the Director of Audio, Theresa Leonard (Tonmeister McGill and past President of the Audio Engineering Society), as well as with six time Grammy Award winning recording producer Da-Hong Seetoo (Curtis and Juilliard).
While in the United States he had the opportunity of playing on various recordings, one of which was featured as the soundtrack for a CNN documentary.
Dillon has performed throughout the Boston area and in clubs in New York City, downtown boardwalks, and Fredericton’s Playhouse Theatre.
Dillon’s most recent production of “Four Stories” - a collection of his own compositions - was done in partnership with Theatre New Brunswick along with more than 30 collaborators including musicians, visual artists, photographers, and engineers. “Four Stories” was performed as the inaugural musical performance at TNB’s Studio Theatre to a sold out audience.