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Music Industry Forum: Benjamin Kanters - "Hear Tomorrow"

Date: Monday, September 23, 2013

Time: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Contact: Box Office · · 504-865-2074

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Monroe Hall

Teaching hearing awareness and conservation to the audio and music communities...

Free and open to the public.

Kanters has been on the faculty of Columbia College since 1993, where he directs the Audio Design & Production Program. His teaching responsibilities include recording
technology, audio theory and hearing physiology.

Prior to Columbia, he spent twenty years in the audio and music industries, including fourteen years as an adjunct professor of audio in the Schools of Music and Communications of Northwestern University. Through the 1970s, he was partner and
sound engineer with the Chicago area concert club Amazingrace. During the 1980s, he
was partner and chief managing engineer of Studiomedia Recording Company in

Since studying hearing physiology during his graduate studies in 2000, he continues to
research developments in the field, including hearing disorders and conservation. In 2007, he founded The Hearing Conservation Workshop, visiting colleges and universities to teach hearing awareness to future audio and music industry professionals. More recently, he has been invited to speak to students and professionals in audiology, offering new perspectives in hearing health care.


  • Montage
  • Music Industry Studies