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Recording Studio Engineer

Hall Operations
Reports To:
Director of Production
Full Time

Since 1891, New York's Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for excellence in performance, presenting exceptional concerts by the world’s finest artists on its three iconic stages, from orchestral concerts, chamber music, contemporary offerings, and recitals to jazz, world, and popular music.   Complementing its performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute creates extensive music education and social impact programs that annually serve more than 600,000 people worldwide, playing a central role in fulfilling Carnegie Hall's commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible. 

The Recording Studio Engineer manages a variety of activities including concert recordings, interviews, editing and post-production work. The studio is engaged to record numerous events at the Hall for radio broadcast, webcast, and commercial release, including a diverse range of music genres for orchestras, soloists, and small ensembles. The Recording Studio Engineer collaborates with the Hall crew and production staff, as well as visiting crews to effectively execute all tasks and projects. Reporting to the Director of Production, the Recording Studio Engineer’s role is an integral part of the success of Hall Operations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and produce audio recordings of live concerts and events for CHC and outside licensees.
  • Provide recording/broadcast/post-production services for a wide range of projects that utilize the recording studio and performance spaces, including audio books, radio interviews, broadcasts, podcasts, etc.
  • Market CHC studio for recordings and maintain bookkeeping for outside clients.
  • Attend weekly production meetings with artistic management, house management and stage crew to address scheduling, staffing, and equipment concerns.
  • Produce inputs lists and mic placements, and present scope of work to stage crew.
  • Supervise activities on the day of the event, to ensure that activities will meet schedule and cost parameters.
  • Experience with audio production for 2 to 32 track (24 bit/96kHz) recordings with Yamaha TF5 mixer.
  • Experience with recording equipment and procedures including digital post-production, editing, and mastering.
  • Experience with IP transmission of live performances and interviews.
  • Ability to manage and oversee maintenance of recording equipment.
  • A strong sense of professionalism and good judgement.
  • Strong background in a variety of music genres preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility in schedule necessary. Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Evenings and weekends required.

Carnegie Hall is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  Decisions concerning employment are made on the basis of an individual’s qualifications to contribute to meeting Carnegie Hall’s needs, and Carnegie Hall is committed not to discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex (including gender identity, gender expression or status of being transgender), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, status as a caregiver, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses or stalking, criminal convictions (except where otherwise permitted by law), arrest record, credit history, pregnancy, age, mental or physical disability, veteran or military status, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Carnegie Hall
Human Resources Department
881 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019–3219

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