Immersive Tools for Musical Theatre Sound Design: An Introduction & Live Demonstration of Spacemap Go

August 12, 2021, 2:00 - 3:00 PM


This event is sponsored by Christie Lites Sales

Immersive Tools for Musical Theatre Sound Design: An Introduction & Live Demonstration of Spacemap Go

Immersive technology is not a new concept for Meyer Sound. Starting from the earlier days in Las Vegas with shows like Cirque du Soleil's Mystère, to more recent large-scale multichannel theatrical productions featured on Broadway, Meyer Sound's technology has been the heart of spatial sound design for over 25 years. More recently, the world of theatre sound design has significantly evolved with the introduction of advanced DSP processing and new, creative ways to integrate between technology platforms. Join GerrAudio as we introduce Meyer Sound's latest immersive mix platform, Spacemap Go, and demonstrate how easy it is to deploy Spacemap Go with any new or pre-existing loudspeaker configuration/setup.
Moderator: Russel Martin, CITT/ICTS Director at large
Level: General (for all)
Discipline: Sound

Session's objectives:

Gain a basic understanding of sound design for musical theatre, and the process of bringing a presentation from “page to stage”; audio system design for musicals and the implementation of Meyer Sound’s new Spacemap Go technology.


Mauricio "Magu" Ramirez
Mauricio "Magu" Ramirezis Meyer Sound’s Senior Technical Seminar Instructor. Mauricio joined Meyer Sound in 1997, bringing 10 years of previous experience in sound as Live Mixing Sound Engineer and Live Systems Technician in Mexico. Since 1997, Mauricio has taught more than 600 seminars — an average of 30 per year — in 72 countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, and more than 30 conferences for Audio Engineering Society in 22 years in three continents. Mauricio has worked on the sound for various installations, festivals, and artists, including the Nobel Peace Prize (Norway), Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Isle of Wight Festival (Usnited Kingdom), Marcos Witt (Mexico), National Auditorium (Mexico), Telmex Auditorium (Mexico), Soda Stereo (Colombia), Paul McCartney (Argentina), Metallica (Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, United States, Denmark, Holland), Marc Anthony (Panama, Guatemala, San Salvador, United States), and Roskilde Festival (Denmark).

Ianina Canalis
Ianina Canalis is Meyer Sound’s Application Architect, Spatial Audio Specialist and was an integral member of the development team for Spacemap Go, Meyer Sound’s spatial sound design and live mixing tool. Prior to joining Meyer Sound, Ianina held posts as a lecturer in live sound technology at universities in both the United Kingdom and her native Argentina. During this time, she continued to develop and demonstrate her own software for multichannel live sound production she calls ISSP, or Immersive Sound System Panning, which she used at several live events sponsored by SoundGirls, first at sound:check Xpo 2019 in Mexico City and later that year at the AES convention in New York. Ianina initially developed ISSP while earning her Master of Science in Audio Engineering from Leeds Beckett University. She also holds dual bachelor’s degrees (Audiovisual Technology, Sound and Recording) from the National University of Lanús in Argentina.