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The mission of is to teach musicians, composers and sound designers how to use music and recording technology to create more exciting music and sounds. We will achieve this mission through the discussion of topics like:

  • Creative Signal Routing
  • Synthesis Techniques
  • Unusual Recording Techniques
  • Extreme Software/Hardware Abuse
  • and anything else we can come up with

Who Is This SoundSavant?

My name is Bill Hartzell. I am an Assistant Professor of Recording Arts & Technology at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, OH. I also supervise the Recording Studio at the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music. So basically, I am you. I live and breathe Music, Sound Design and Recording. I love spending hours creating a new sound that nobody has ever heard before.  Just know that I have more than 20 years worth of experience creating cool sounds and music and I’m hoping to share my passion with you.

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