History: John Sorensen has a diverse background that includes experience as a performing musician and information systems developer. After earning Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music and Audio Engineering he joined the team at Ocean Way, Hollywood as a 2nd engineer. He later moved to Cello Studios, Hollywood as a 2nd and technician where he worked with artists for whom he would record and mix, including the Rolling Stones, Beck, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Luis Miguel.
He is proud to add the LARAS Grammy for engineer and mixing duties on Luis Miguels “Amarte Es Un Placer” CD to his growing list of awards and honors.
As an educator, John has addressed the Montreal Chapter of the AES, and has served on the faculty of Entertainment Studies at UCLA. He’s currently serving as guest faculty at The Banff Centre for the Arts.
Current Credits: John recently returned home to Canada to work as head engineer at The Banff Centre for the Arts, where he runs a Euphonix CS3000 mix room and mentors student engineers. His recent projects include a host of percussion based ensembles including Lambda, (a Persian Quartet), the Evergreen Ensemble (Indonesian Gamelan music), and SCRAP Arts Music with Kenny Aronoff on drums. He is also in the process of completing a jazz record featuring legends such as Joe Labarbera and PJ Perry.
Contact: John Sorensen
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