Women in audio / Leslie Gaston-Bird
- Gaston-Bird, Leslie, 1969-
- New York : Focal Press, 2019.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xviii, 316 pages).
- Introduction Preface To the Young Reader Acknowledgements Chapter One: History Women in Early Audio History Ada Lovelace (England) Fun Facts: What is an algorithm? Marie Sophie-Germain (France) Fun Facts: Plate Reverb Margaret Watts-Hughes (Wales) Fun Facts: Grace Digney (Ireland) and a modern day Eidophone Frances Densmore (USA) Fun facts: The Phonautograph and the Phonograph Fun Facts: The Graphophone Aletha Mae Dickerson-Robinson Women in Talking Pictures Ursula Greville Margaret Booth British Women in Film Sound The emerging record industry Helen Oakley Dance (Canada) World War II The Audio Engineering Society Mary Shipman Howard (USA) Marianna Sankiewicz-Budzyńska Post War Women in Audio Kay Rose (USA) Vivian Carter Bracken (USA) Cordell Jackson Ethel Gabriel Marion Keisker MacInnes The 1960s Wilma Cozart Fine The BBC Radiophonic Workshop Daphne Oram Delia Derbyshire (England) Fun Facts: The Deliaphonica Game Bell Labs 70's Second Wave Feminism and Women's Music Virgo Rising June Millington and Fanny Olivia Records The Changer and the Changed Joan Lowe (USA) Woman Sound Not so Fun Facts: Imposter Syndrome Leslie Ann Jones The 1980s The Institute for the Musical Arts AES 1980 MTV: Music Television Susan Rogers (USA) The 1990s Women in Audio: Project 2000 The 21st century Why are there so few women in audio? Sexism and Gender Bias in the Audio Industry "Opting out" of the conversation Sexual Harassment On motherhood On Age The Annenberg Study Recording Academy Task Force The Grammys and Recording Academy Class of 2019 Audio Engineering Society 2019 Chapter Two: Outreach: Organizations and Current Initiatives Pull Digital Audio Eco Feminism Erin Barra and Beats By Girlz (USA) Fun Facts: Ableton Live and Ableton Push Phebean Adedamola Oluwagbemi (Nigeria) Audio Girl Africa (Nigeria) Female Frequency (USA) Dani Mari (USA) I Am Snow Angel (USA) Women in Sound Zine and Madeleine Campbell (USA) Gender Amplified (USA) Ebonie Smith (USA) The Creator's Suite (USA) Abhita Austin (USA) Yorkshire Sound Women Network (England) International Women Working in Film Sound Women (United Kingdom) Terri Winston and Women's Audio Mission (USA) SoundGirls.org Chapter Three: Radio and Podcasts Careers in radio and podcasts Tools of the Trade: Radio Cathy Hughes (USA) Ann Charles (England) Ioana Barbu Caryl Owen (USA) Suraya Mohamed (USA) Lorna White (USA) Nadia Hassan-Garschagen (Germany) Podcasts Chapter Four: Sound for Television & Film Careers in Sound for Film and Television Feature Films and Documentaries Post Production Live Broadcast Tools of the Trade: Location Sound Tools of the Trade: Post Production for television and film Jan McLaughlin, CAS (USA) Judi Lee-Headman (England) Lori Dovi (USA) Ai-Ling Lee (Singapore) April Tucker (USA) Karol Urban, CAS (USA) Haniya Aslam (Pakistan) 'Lisa' Xiang Li (China) Sajida Khan (India) Catharine Wood (USA) Anna Bertmark (Sweden) Chapter Five: Music Recording and Electronic Music Careers in Music Recording and Electronic Music Electronic Music Pamela Z Suzanne Ciani Cecilia Wu (China) Producers Kay Huang (Taiwan) Elaine Martone (USA) Erica Brenner (USA) Linda Briceño (Venezuela) Virginia Read (Australia) Mastering Engineers Emily Lazar (USA) Jett Galindo (Philippines) Piper Payne (USA) Anna Frick (USA) Darcy Proper (USA) Fun facts: Vinyl Mastering Fun Facts: Loudness Wars Recording Engineers Lenise Bent (USA) Erin Tonkon (USA) Jill Zimmermann (Germany) Wendy Beines (Argentina) Other Women in Music Recording Chapter Six: Hardware and Software Design Careers in Hardware and Software Fun Facts: Make your own Audio Plugin with MATLAB Tools of the Trade: Hardware and Software Design Laurie Spiegel (USA) Carla Scaletti (USA) EveAnna Dauray Manley (USA) Marina Bosi (Italy) Erisa Sato (Japan) Elisabeth Löchen (France) Marie Louise Killick (England) Carol Bousquet (USA) Dawn Birr (USA) Other women in Hardware and Software Chapter Seven: Acoustics and Design Careers in Acoustics Tools of the Trade: Acoustics Fun Facts: Weighting Curves Jamie Angus-Whiteoak (England) Fun Facts: Spread Spectrum Elizabeth Cohen (USA) Samantha Weller (USA) Fun Facts: Ray Tracing Orla Murphy (Ireland) Fun Facts: Ear Training and Critical Listening Linda Gedemer (USA) Women in Acoustics Committee Chapter Eight: Live and Theater Sound Careers in Live Sound: Tools of the Trade: Live Sound Fun Facts: Safe Listening Levels Kathy Sander-Olhoeft (USA) Betty Cantor-Jackson (USA) Brandie Lane (USA) Karrie Keyes (USA) Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato (USA) Fela Davis Carolina Anton (Mexico) Leya Soraide (Bolivia) Tzu-Wei Peng (Taiwan) Jessica Paz (USA) Chapter Nine: Education A brief history of audio education Academic Standards Careers in Higher Education Education-related Volunteer and Non-Profit Work Tools of the Trade: Education Martha de Francisco (Columbia) Robin Coxe-Yeldham (USA) Theresa Leonard (Canada) Lisa Nigris (USA) Valeria Palomino (Mexico) Liz Dobson Cosette Collier (USA) Chapter Ten: Games, Immersive Sound, and Audio for Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Tools of the Trade: Game Sound Tools of the Trade: Immersive Audio Tools of the Trade: Binaural Audio Other tools Women in Game Sound: Industry Statistics Winifred Phillips (USA) Eiko Ishiwata (Canada) Ayako Yamauchi (Japan) Fun Facts: Ambisonics Emily Ridgeway (Australia) Fun Facts: Head Related Transfer Functions Khris Brown (USA) Fun Facts: TASCAM Portastudio Pam Aronoff (USA) Fun Facts: Wwise Anastasia Devana (Russia) Fun Facts: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Victoria Dorn (USA) Sally Kellaway (Australia) Fei Yu (China) About the Author Glossary Recommended Reading Appendix 1 Appendix 2
- Women in Audio features almost 100 profiles and stories of audio engineers who are women and have achieved success throughout the history of the trade. Beginning with a historical view, the book covers the achievements of women in various audio professions andthen focuses on organizations that support and train women and girls in the industry. What follows are eight chapters divided by discipline, highlighting accomplished women in various audio fields: radio; sound for film and television; music recording and electronic music; hardware and software design; acoustics; live sound and sound for theater; education; audio for games, virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality, as well as immersive sound. Women in Audio is a valuable resource for professionals, educators, and students looking to gain insight into the careers of trailblazing women in audio-related fields and represents required reading for those looking to add diversity to their music technology programs.
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- Copyright © Focal Press 2020 2020
- Biographical Note:
- Leslie Gaston-Bird (AMPS, MPSE) is an audio engineer, Governor-at-Large for the Audio Engineering Society, and member of the Recording Academy. She has worked for National Public Radio (Washington, D.C.), Colorado Public Radio, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Post Modern Company, and the University of Colorado Denver.
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