Capon Springs, West Virginia (March 2017) –Producer, Mixer, Engineer and Recording Artist Ronan Chris Murphy, founder of Recording Boot Camp, the intensive, hands-on training course which attracts attendees from around the world to learn their craft from working audio engineers and studio professionals, announces the second annual acclaimed Mountain Recording Retreat, a five day, rustic luxury retreat for music recording lovers and engineers, to be held May 7-12, 2017 at Capon Springs West Virginia. Capon Springs is just 90 minutes from Washington Dulles airport.
The all-inclusive, one-of-a-kind Mountain Recording Retreat will gather recording enthusiasts at Capon Springs, a classic mountain resort, where engineers and experts can learn from each other, share meals and leisure activities, and gather with others in an intentionally casual and social atmosphere designed to foster creativity. This year’s retreat will feature a series of workshops and panels by leading professionals in the industry as well as sessions of intense, hands-on DIY recording equipment building workshops. One of the featured panels will be: Behind the Scenes of Video Game Audio, with Mark Kilborn, one of the audio director/sound designers for Call of Duty and John Rodd, music engineer for games such as World of Warcraft and Star Wars Kinect, .Ronan Chris Murphy will moderate, who recorded and mixed the music for Mafia III. The DIY Gear Building workshops will be presented by Peterson Goodwyn, owner of DIY Recording Equipment, a leader in the DIY gear movement. Engineer Brad Smalling will host listening and feedback sessions with the mentors of attendee’s work.
“The Mountain Recording Retreat is designed so that engineers and any lovers of music recording can gather together in a classic mountain retreat reminiscent of the days gone by at summer camps, breathe fresh mountain air, share family-style meals, leisure activities and technology in a casual and enjoyable social atmosphere,” says Ronan Chris Murphy.
The five-day Mountain Recording Retreat is all-inclusive, and package prices include all panels and workshops, accommodations, three all-you-can-eat meals a day and activities including Par 3 golf, the spring water pool, tennis courts as well as taxes and gratuities. Costs range from $1,697 to $1,797, and attendees who register prior to March 14 will enjoy $300 off these prices. Incidental materials fees in the DIY workshops are extra. More than 75% of attendees from last year’s retreat have already registered to attend this year, and space is extremely limited. Register to attend at: www.recordingretreat.com
About Mountain Recording Retreat/Recording Boot Camp/Ronan Chris Murphy
Producer, mixer, engineer and recording artist Ronan Chris Murphy founded Recording Boot Camp, the intensive, week long, hands-on training program session in which aspiring engineers have the opportunity to learn from and work with studio engineers and professionals, hosted at Murphy’s own Veneto West Studios in Southern Californa and various locations in Europe. Murphy’s credits include hundreds of albums as a producer, engineer and mixer. Prominent among them are progressive rock projects with King Crimson, Steve Morse, Terry Bozzio and Tony Levin, jazz recordings with Chucho Valdés, Kenny Wheeler and Norma Winstone, and work with Norwegian experimentalists Ulver. Ronan is also the host of Ronan’s Recording Show, a web based program featuring behind the scenes interviews, recording studio tours, production tips and real world product reviews.