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04/20/17 at 7:30 am - 9:00 am

BDA Speaker Series presents: Bob Ludwig

The 2017 BDA Speaker Series presents:
“Maine’s Mastering Maestro” 

Bob Ludwig
Bob Ludwig is a 11x Grammy, 2x Latin Grammy, Les Paul Award and 18x TEC Award winner.

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.
Brunswick Hotel & Tavern, 4 Noble Street, Brunswick. Breakfast service will begin at 7:30 am. Check-in begins at 7:00 a.m. $20 per person.


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 Bob-Ludwig_credit-Peter-Luehr smAs an 8-year-old child in South Salem, New York, Ludwig was so fascinated with his first tape recorder he used to make recordings of whatever was on the radio. Ludwig is a classical musician by training, having obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, New York, where he was also involved in the sound department and played Principal Trumpet with the Utica Symphony Orchestra. Inspired by Phil Ramone when he came to the school to teach a summer recording workshop, he ended up working as his assistant for the course. Phil asked him if he would like to work at A&R Recording. Together, they did sessions on projects with The BandPeter, Paul & MaryNeil DiamondBurt Bacharach etc.

After a few years at A&R, Ludwig received an offer from Sterling Sound becoming their first employee, where he eventually rose to become a Vice-President. After seven years at Sterling, he moved to Masterdisk, (the 2 companies were once owned by the same public company), where he was Vice President and Chief Engineer. In 1992, Ludwig decided to take control over his career by starting his own record-mastering facility in Portland, Maine named Gateway Mastering.

 

Bob-Ludwig-Grammys smHis mastering credits are extensive, and include albums for many major classic artists, such as the Kronos QuartetSteve Reich and rock acts, including Led ZeppelinJimi HendrixPhishMegadethMetallicaGloria EstefanNirvanaThe StrokesQueenU2Guns N’ RosesToolSimple MindsBryan FerryTori AmosBonnie RaittBeckDavid BowiePaul McCartneyBruce Springsteen, the Bee GeesMadonnaSupertrampWill AckermanPet Shop BoysRadioheadElton JohnDisney’s “Frozen” soundtrack and Daft Punk to name a few.

Bob was a former co-chair of the Steering Committee and currently a member of the Advisory Council of the Producers and Engineer’s Wing of The Recording Academy. Ludwig holds an APRS Sound Fellowship and as well as being a Fellow of the Audio Engineering Society. He was awarded the AES Gold Medal at the last convention.

 

 


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04/20/17 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Downsizing and Preparing for Your Move

Please join downsizing experts from SimplySized Home to learn the process involved with downsizing and making a transition to a simpler lifestyle.

Sisters Kim Dorsky & Liz Pattison have  been helping folks with this daunting task for over 5 years.  Come learn a step-by-step process to downsizing, staging your home for sale, moving and resources available to help you reach your goal.  Your anxiety will melt away and you will leave feel energized to take on the task at hand.  Complimentary Luncheon and Tour follow the presentation.

RSVP by April 14th 207-725-2650

04/20/17 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tea With Harriet

Bowdoin College is proud to present Tea With Harriet, a monthly tea and conversation series about the life and legacy of Harriet Beecher Stowe. This event is held the third Thursday of each month, 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m., at 63 Federal Street, in the home where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived (1850-1852). It was there that Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabinduring the time her husband, Calvin, a Bowdoin graduate, was asked to return to the College as a professor of religion.

Stowe House guide Cathi Belcher will read some witty excerpts from The American Woman’s Home, a domestic science book Stowe co-authored with her sister, Catharine. Readings include excerpts from chapters such as “Good Temper in the Housekeeper,” “The Healthful Home,” “The Management of Young Children,” “Care of the Homeless, the Helpless and the Vicious” and others.

The event is free and open to the public. No reservations required.

Tea and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 207- 721-5059.

 

04/20/17 at 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Yoga for Cancer

Yoga for Cancer is a FREE weekly program designed to limit stress, reduce fatigue, and promote healing for cancer patients—pre, post, or during treatment. What to expect: A better sense of well being, stimulated immune system, help with building bone density, increased strength and flexibility. Walk-ins welcome!

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