Shure Incorporated today announced the ten randomly-selected finalists who will participate in its eighth annual Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition. The competition will offer the opportunity for this year’s breakout student musicians from the following schools across the nation to record in studios with the same Shure gear used by professional musicians and engineers:
Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.
Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, New York, N.Y.
Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss.
DePaul University, Chicago, Ill.
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
New England School of Communications, Bangor, Maine
Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy, Chicago, Ill.
University of Miami Frost School of Music, Coral Gables, Fla.
University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif.
William Paterson University, Wayne, N.J.
Entries will be judged by a panel of renowned musicians and industry professionals, who will consider overall fidelity, clarity, sonic balance, and creativity in selection and placement of the microphones. The winning school will take ownership of a microphone locker valued at more than $10,000