DPA Microphone Tour


Learn from the best Audio experts in the business

DPA-mictour300300.jpgIn cooperation with their Australian distributor Amber Technology, DPA Microphones would like you to join them for a full-day of learning, demoing, knowledge-sharing & networking with some of the biggest and best-known experts in location sound, recording and live music industries, right here at JMC Academy. 

The Experts

Donal Hodgson (UK), Sound Engineer, Mixer, Pro Tools Expert
Donal Hodgson has more than 25 years of experience recording all types of music – from solo acoustic to rock, orchestral and electronica. He’ll be sharing knowledge and experience with miking and recording from his work with artists like Sting, Tina Turner, Arrested Development, Primal Scream, Duran Duran and many more. In the last year, Donal has mixed an acoustic set for the Arctic Monkeys, recorded tracks with Mirwais for his second album, recorded new tracks with Richard Ashcroft and mixed Connie Talbots new album.

Ben Osmo (AU), Production Sound Mixer
Ben Osmo is a recipient of an Academy Award, three AACTA Awards and an honorary Australian Centenary Medal 2001. He is best known for his works Dead Calm , Strictly Ballroom  and Mad Max: Fury Road, which earned him the Academy Award for Best Sound at the 88th Academy Awards alongside Chris Jenkins and Gregg Rudloff.

Bo Brinck (DK), Miking Expert, DPA Microphones
Bo Brinck has been working in the audio industry for many years, first as a musician and later as a miking expert and trainer at DPA Microphones. Bo will be explaining some audio and miking theory and demoing a wide range of microphones so that you can hear what you are learning.

The Details


Tuesday, November 14, 2017
10:15 am to 6:00 pm (doors open at 9:45 am)
JMC Academy
561 Harris Street, Ultimo
Sydney, NSW 2007



Thursday, November 16, 2017
10:15 am to 6:00 pm (doors open at 9:45 am)
JMC Academy
171 Bank Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205


The Program

Morning sessions

Speech intelligibility- The theory behind the issues – Bo Brinck
Bodyworn  miniature microphones - Practical examples - Bo Brinck
Microphones and mixing in film – Ben Osmo

Afternoon sessions

My career in music recording and live performance  - Donal Hodgson 
Miking Techniques music - Bo Brinck
Hands-on demo miking music - Donal Hodgson / Bo Brinck
The day ends with the opportunity to network with attendees, the speakers and, of course, the hosts Amber Technology and DPA Microphones.

The extras

Delicious catering and afternoon coffee / snacks, a goodie bag with DPA swag.

Seating is limited! Get your ticket now.

Practical information

JMC is directly accessibly by rail and bus and is a brief 8-10 minute walk from Central Railway Station and from major public bus routes. See here for specific routes and timetables. Car Parking is available at various Car Park locations close to JMC.

Find out more about studying Audio Engineering and Sound Production at JMC. 

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