Hall of Fame Lectures from Phil Tan, ‘Danja,’ and More [Video]

Hall of Fame Lectures from Phil Tan, 'Danja,' and More [Video]

During last month’s 4th Annual Hall of Fame Celebration, our video team recorded several of the more than 60 guest speaker panels and sessions that took place on campus. They’ve posted another round of those videos up on our YouTube channel this week. Check them out below.

Behind the Mix of Rihanna’s “Diamonds” with Phil Tan. Phil Tan, GRAMMY-award winning music engineer and 2009 Hall of Fame inductee, walks students through his mix session of Rihanna’s hit single, “Diamonds.” He also talks about his career and answers questions about mixing techniques. Phil has also worked with artists including TLC, Usher, Alicia Keys, and more.

Behind the Spotlight with Lighting Designer Susan Rose. 2012 Hall of Fame inductee Susan Rose, who has worked as lighting designer, director, and programmer for artists like Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band and Hank Williams Jr., talks with Show Production Course Director Susan Kelleher about her career path after graduation, her music career, how to work in lighting, and what it’s like to be on the road with a Beatle.

Timbaland to Timberlake: The Mixing Careers of Danja & Marcella Araica. 2012 Hall of Fame inductee Marcella “Ms. Lago” Araica and her colleague Nate “Danja” Hills speak to students about their careers in the recording industry. Marcella has worked as a sound engineer on projects for Missy Elliot, Madonna, Snoop Dogg, and more. Danja has worked with Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, The Game, and more.