Samantha Potter, audio engineer, author, and editor for ProSoundWeb joins writer, editor, events producer and creative director for Live Design and LDI, Ellen Lampert-Greaux to talk about simple ways to improve church audio during this challenging year. Listen in as they discuss how to successfully mix audio for in-person services vs. streaming, why communication is necessary for all teams involved in the service, and suggestions on how to build and develop your audio team.
Ellen Lampert-Gréaux is a writer, editor, events producer, and creative director for Live Design and LDI, where she has programmed the conference content since 1989. She is a regular contributor to LiveDesignOnline, providing both written and digital content. Her background is in the performing arts and she served as publicity director at BAM and Williamstown Theatre Festival in the past. She is also the co-founder and managing director of the 25-year-old St Barth Film Festival in the French West Indies. She is a member of ATPAM and holds an MFA in Arts Administration/Theatre Management.
Samantha Potter is an audio engineer, author, and editor for ProSoundWeb with a passion for writing and educating. Additionally, she serves as the “Install Empress” for Allen & Heath USA, helping to merge pro audio solutions into the commercial and install space. With a diverse background of live sound disciplines, Samantha began developing audio and production curricula for house of worship tech teams and for religious leaders through assorted practicums and training programs.
Growing up as a musician, Samantha found her way to live sound by way of the studio, proving that bassists make the best sound engineers. The host of Church Sound Podcast and a co-director and lead instructor for Church Sound University, Samantha can often be found teaching, writing, and hosting discussions on various live-sound topics.