IMSTA FESTA NY - Free Master Classes

Register and Attend for Free
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Register for these exciting New Master Classes!

Register and Attend for FREE!

IMSTA FESTA presents a stellar line up of exciting Master Classes from a selection of companies. Register and attend for FREE:

  • FabFilter - With unrivaled sound quality and workflow, FabFilter Pro-Q 2 has taken the music production world by storm. This MasterClass will teach you have to get the most out of what Sound on Sound called ‘possibly the best EQ plug-in on the market.’.. REGISTER
  • McDSP - Learn about the next generation of limiter technology at the McDSP Master Class!! Sign up now to get a thorough breakdown of how to use the active processing in the ML8000 Advanced Limiter... REGISTER
  • IK Lurssen Master Console - Join Product Specialist Derrick Floyd as he explains how you can use the ground-breaking Lurssen Mastering Console to get your song closer to a final master ready for the radio... REGISTER
  • PreSonus - Attend one of two classes -Studio One Basics or Studio One Advanced to learn how to get the most out of this DAW... REGISTER
  • Propellerhead hosts a Master Class featuring Reason 9 with hip hop producer Mike Kuz demonstrating the famous music-making software that helps you create, collaborate and discover with musicians worldwide... REGISTER
  • Steinberg - delivers back to back to back classes by Guru Greg Ondo focussing on the newest features of the excellent Cubase Pro 8.5 & WaveLab... REGISTER
  • Focusrite - This class is two in one! With Focusrite Interface – Clarett Thunderbolt audio interface for the first half. The second half delves into Novation Circuit – 2 poly-synths, 4 part drum machine in a standalone groove box... REGISTER

IMSTA FESTA Super Specials with Audio Deluxe!

Save Up to 50% on your favorite Tools

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Audio Deluxe is the retail sponsor for IMSTA FESTA NY 2016. Audio Deluxe is equipped with over 20 years of hands-on recording industry experience--exclusively selling to major studios and Grammy-winning producers and engineers--under our collective belts, we bring new meaning to the phrase “industry insider.” Receive up to 50% off of products from NUGEN Audio, Wave Arts, FabFilter, Blue Cat Audio, Image-Line, McDSP, PreSonus and more. REGISTER

Exhibitor Spotlights Steinberg | Audio Fusion | Prism Sound

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Steinberg is pleased to showcase the latest generation of Professional Music Production software products at IMSTA FESTA. Cubase Pro 8.5 is the world's most popular DAW for recording, editing and mixing your music with studio-grade audio quality at all stages of the creative process. WaveLab Pro 9 reinvents creative mastering with a revolutionary new user interface, full M/S support, the powerful MasterRig plug-in suite as well as direct exchange with Cubase. Groove Agent 4 virtual drummer gives you dynamic, ready-to-go drums, percussion and rhythms for the beat maker in you. Come check them out! REGISTER

Audio Fusion creates software simulation of the classic recording studio environment. Learn, practice and familiarize the same workflow used by professionals during the traditional recording process. VAS is not only just a streamlined 2D interface of a classic studio, but a fully immersible environment accessible in Virtual Reality. An empty space becomes a dream recording studio where users are instantly immersed to walk around and engage HANDS ON. Never before have these iconic environments been so accessible in a fun and unique way. Don't mss the chance to experience it! REGISTER

Prism Sound makers is a prominent supplier of remarkable, first-class analogue and digital studio products. They've been successful for the past 28 years at providing high-quality products and have even started to manufacture their own high-end recording and mastering products after their humble start as a consultancy for other pro and consumer audio companies. Audio interfaces like the Orpheus, the Titan, and the Lyra have brought the company their recognition and success through their powerful uses. REGISTER

Keynote Speaker | Scott Jacoby

GRAMMY Award Winning Producer, Writer, Mixer, Engineer and Musician

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Scott Jacoby is a GRAMMY Award-winning writer, producer, engineer, mixer, musician and recording artist. His work, spanning all genres of music, has garnered awards, graced platinum-selling albums and topped charts throughout the world. John Legend, Vampire Weekend, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ronnie Spector are a few of his notable collaborations. Scott is presently the National Co-Chair of the Recording Academy’s Steering Committee of the Producer & Engineers Wing. Scott will be interviewed by David Weiss from Sonic Scoop and talk about his experiences musically and professionally in the music industry. REGISTER

IMSTASong Reviews Have your Song Reviewed by an Expert!

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IMSTA is proud to announce the return of the Song Review sessions at IMSTA FESTA. Arrive early for a one-on-one listening session with one of our industry veterans, beginning at 2:00 PM. An expert will listen to your song and give you a professional critique & constructive feedback on your song. All you need to do is present your song on a device that is compatible with headphones and our experts will do the rest. If you have a lyric sheet that will be a bonus! Your song could be the ‘wild card’ and spontaneously be entered into the 2016 Songwriting Competition. If you are entered; you are automatically entered to win the Grand Prize trip to Santorini Greece! REGISTER!

MusiCares Hearing Clinics @ IMSTA FESTA NY

Free Ear Impressions for Custom Musicians Earplugs

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MusiCares’ Hearing Health initiative promotes hearing conservation and hearing health for music industry professionals. MusiCares will host an on-site hearing clinic at IMSTA 2016 in NYC and offer free ear impressions for custom musician earplugs to individuals who have at least five years industry experience. Individuals will be asked to complete a brief application to ensure MusiCares eligibility. REGISTER