[PAST EVENT] From Williamsburg to Warner Bros: Recording Engineer with Christian Amonson ‘09

March 2, 2023
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Recording Engineer and Producer Christian Amonson ’09 shares lessons and stories from his time recording orchestras, classical music, and film scores. Topics include getting started, finding opportunities, opening doors, industry nemeses, finding (or not finding) mentors, finances, branding, team building, neurodiversity, networking, sabotage, intrigue, and more.

About Christian Amonson ‘09
Christian Amonson is a recording engineer and producer specializing in acoustic music. Projects include John Williams and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Midori and the Kansas City Symphony, the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields at Abbey Road Studios in London and NPR’s JazzSet at the Kennedy Center. Amonson volunteers as the mastering engineer for And We Were Heard, an initiative focused on sharing works of underrepresented composers.

From 2014-2019, Amonson served with The President’s Own United States Marine Band in Washington, D.C., producing albums, concert recordings, videos and live sound reinforcement. He participated in the 2017 Presidential Inauguration, PBS’s Emmy-winning “All-Star Band” and various events at the White House. During the COVID-19 global pandemic, he founded VirtualChoir.net and led a team of 55 singers, composers, conductors, instrumentalists and administrators in the creation of over 1,700 virtual performances for ensembles around the world.