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Communicating Through Recordings (on any budget)

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  • Recordings are powerful tools for an ensemble. They offer unparalleled rehearsal feedback and can be the best way to share a commission or a polished performance. Scott Tegge, Jim Ginsburg, and Bill Maylone from Grammy Award winning Cedille Records, along with demonstrations from the Gaudete Brass will explore ways to navigate problems associated with making recordings such as mic placement, room acoustics, great results on a limited budget, and giving commissioned works a life beyond the first performance.
  • Scott Tegge (
  • 12/21/2012 08:30 AM - N/A
  • W181
  • As founder and tubist with the Gaudete Brass Quintet, Scott Tegge has given master classes at Juilliard and the Eastman School of Music, recorded three albums, and commissioned more than a dozen new works. A Chicago native, Scott received his BM in tuba performance from Eastman, his master’s from the University of Miami, and professional diploma in orchestral studies from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts. In Florida, he performed with the New World Symphony, Miami Bach Society, Palm Beach Symphony, and he also served as principal tuba of the Miami Symphony Orchestra. As a faculty member, he made his solo debut with the Carthage College Wind Ensemble while on their Japan tour. He also teaches at the Merit School of Music in Chicago, and coach’s chamber music with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras.
  • Jim Ginsburg
  • James Ginsburg founded Cedille Records in 1989 when he was a 23-year-old law student at the University of Chicago. He left law school to manage Cedille Records fulltime in 1992. He previously worked for Nonesuch Records in New York and reviewed numerous recordings for American Record Guide. He personally directs Cedille Records’ recording sessions, working closely with artists and engineers to maintain the label’s outstanding reputation for musical and sonic excellence. Ginsburg also serves on the Visiting Committee of the Music Department of the University of Chicago, on the Board of Governors of the Chicago Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS, the Grammy organization), and is a past member of the Board of the Chicago Dance and Music Alliance. Read Jim Ginsburg’s informative blog entries about the recording industry at
  • Bill Maylone