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Sennheiser round table experts discuss recording in the wild

Expert panel give tips about recording techniques using Sennheiser’s MKH line of RF condenser microphones, including the new MKH 8030

Sennheiser has organised an expert round table discussion designed to take listeners on a virtual journey of  remote, wild places in the natural world, and their sounds. The Sennheiser seminar “Expert round table – MKH 8030” will offer insights into the panellists’ recording techniques using Sennheiser’s MKH line of RF condenser microphones, including the new MKH 8030.

The virtual, interactive event takes place on May 14 from 6 pm to 7 pm London time (5-6 pm GMT) and will leave enough room for questions. Hosted by Tim Moore, Sennheiser relationship management, the expert panel will comprise:

Henrik Oppermann, M.Mus., is a 3D immersive audio specialist with over 15 years of experience in crafting soundscapes for feature films, commercials, and immersive installations. As the founder of “Schallgeber”, he has been at the forefront of immersive audio since 2011. He is a former head of sound for AMBEO, at Sennheiser, and currently is the artistic partner for immersive experiences at the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. He has contributed to hundreds of virtual reality projects, in which he has captured 3D audio in diverse and challenging environments worldwide. Oppermann also develops hardware and software for VR audio collaborations.

Tom Martienssen is an Emmy-winning director and cinematographer. He has filmed in over 50 countries from Afghanistan to Bolivia, New Zealand to Patagonia. His passion for storytelling began when he was working with the Medical Emergency Response Team, in Afghanistan. His writing from that time led to a career as a BBC World Affairs Unit journalist. During his time at the BBC, he covered the 2015 earthquake in Nepal and worked undercover in the Middle East to report on ISIS.

Thomas Rex Beverly’s 90 plus nature sound libraries have been used extensively in the world of television, games, apps, museum exhibits and on high-profile film productions such as CODA, The Last of Us, Jack Ryan, Star Trek: Picard, Yellowstone, and Frozen II. As a nature sound recordist and composer with over ten years of experience, Beverly explores our evolving planet through sound. Through his field recordings, music, and sound art, he inspires listeners and hopes to help preserve the precious natural landscapes and their breath-taking soundscapes for future generations.

George Vlad is a sound recordist and expedition leader with more than 15 years of experience in recording the sounds of nature and wildlife. He has worked on many projects including Dune Part 2, Mufasa, the Lion King and Horizon Forbidden West. Vlad travels extensively to remote parts of the world so that he can record and document the last remaining wild places on earth.

Simon Charles is a professional sound specialist for film, television, documentary, commercials, and corporate productions. He boasts advanced knowledge of digital recording techniques, microphone placement, signal flow, and audio troubleshooting.

“Expert round table – MKH 8030” on May 14, 6-7 pm London time: Please register here.