Jam session 12-10-2017

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Heads up students and musicians!

On Thursday, October 12, Sound Engineering will host yet another jolly jam session at Café Aloys! Anyone who wants to have a nice night out may join, wether you’re playing an instrument or just want to enjoy the jams.

Keymusic Eindhoven provides a complete backline so you don’t have to worry about dragging an amplifier or drum kit: just take your guitar, bass, keys or church organ with you!

So whatever instrument you play: bring it to this awesome jam session. Also, don’t forget to bring your friends and/or band members!

We hope to see you all at 19:00 hrs @ Café Aloys (Stratumseind 35)
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Introduction event

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On september 26, Fontys Committee Sound Engineering will host their yearly introductory event. At 17.30 hours we will start by introducing you to the Sound Engineering theme within the Fontys Engineering courses. After this introduction, guest lecturer Mark Devlaeminck will take over to give a lecture about the design of loudspeaker enclosures. This lecture will be in English.  

Fontys R1, Room R1 1.01

Programme:

17:30 Start introduction 
18:00 Guest lecture by Mark Devlaeminck
20:00 Closure

The lecture will be about the differences between loudspeaker enclosures. Mark will discuss the concepts of (open) baffle, closed and open enclosures including bass reflex cabinets, transmission line speakers, bandpass, etc. The pro’s and cons on different types of enclosures will be discussed. Questions about the role of damping material and high quality enclosures will be answered. Mark will use simulations and practical demonstrations. Different kind of models will be present.

About Mark
Working as Business Line manager at ALLDSP (Germany), Mark Devlaeminck also does freelance design and consultancy. During his study Mark worked at Speakerland in Oss (where they had an anechoic chamber, which he used very often). Through Speakerland a collaboration started with loudspeaker manufacturers which still lasts today. 

Mark published articles for populair science. A long list of designs are from his hands, including designs for loudspeaker manufacturers as Vifa, Scan Speak, Peerless, Seas, Harbeth, Tymphany, Beyma, 18Sound, BNS, Opera and Selenium.
Mark previously worked for Brüel & Kjaer, Behringer and Bosch Security Systems as product manager for Public Adress.

Musikmesse & Prolight + Sound 2017

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Sound Engineering is going to MusikMesse and Prolight+Sound again! What’s that? It’s the largest convention in Europe that focuses on professional light and sound technology as well as on musical instruments. As always it’s held in Frankfurt.

Cost will be 16 Euro
We’ll leave by bus at 7 AM, from Eindhoven Station (city center side)
We’ll be back in Eindhoven around 10 PM.

There will be limited places available (If places are limited, Sound Engineering students will be given priority)
You can sign up at the Innovum door.
Signup closes at the 31st of March.

For more information, visit http://musik.messefrankfurt.com/ and http://pls.messefrankfurt.com/

If you have any questions – feel free to contact us.

Cheers,
Sound Engineering committee

— Notice! —
First years: We’re very sorry, but we were not able to arrange an exam free day. You can still come, but this will mean you will have to do the resit of any exams planned that day.
Second years: There will be no exams on this day, but you may still have a resit.
Third & fourth years: You’ll have no exams, or resits.