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Contact Information:
Mr. Alan Wonneberger
Lecturer and Director of Recording

Teaching

Music Technology

Education

B.A. University of Maryland, College Park (1979)

Bio

Alan Wonneberger has been active in the music industry for over 30 years as a musician, composer, producer, recording engineer and teacher. He graduated from the University of Maryland, where he studied percussion with Ronald Barnett, and studied audio and electronics engineering with Emile Zugby (Electronic Processing Associates/NASA). Through the 1970's and 1980's Mr. Wonneberger designed and built specialized equipment for use in both commercial and military projects; some of these included archival restoration of magnetic wire and tape, vectoring/optical multiplexing of audio discs, and production of Voice Indexing for the Blind media. In 1985, in partnership with Catholic University, he realized and built Washington, DC's first all-digital recording facility . He is frequently hired as a consultant, teaching advanced concepts in recording and studio design to both individuals and organizations nationwide. Mr. Wonneberger has engineered and produced over 1000 recordings, including hundreds of commercial releases. Current projects include the engineering of an 11 CD set of cello music for Apprentice Music, and serving as the Washington, DC producer for an ongoing series of recordings with composer and conductor Stephen Simon, featuring the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He continues his work as a musician and composer, and his work can be heard on several new recordings.

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