“Mastering in the Moment”


Media & Studio Arts Symposium

Inventing Oneself Through Art and Technology

Mastering in the Moment

February 20, 2020 | 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Piper Payne

Description:  An interactive discussion on what it takes to have a successful career in audio as well as insight from Piper on her personal production tips that most effectively move projects across the finish-line.

Presenter Bio:

Piper Payne is a mastering engineer based out of Nashville, TN and Oakland, CA. In Spring of 2019 Piper joined the famed Infrasonic Mastering team, merging her successful studio, Neato Mastering, with the Nashville based company, owned by Pete Lyman. Piper began her career with a BFA in Audio from The University of Michigan, continuing her graduate education in audio at the University of Stavanger in Norway. She has apprenticed under both Bob Katz and Michael Romanowski. Piper has mastered a wide variety of music including projects for Third Eye Blind, Madame Gandhi, Geographer, Elettrodomestico (Jane Wiedlin/Go-Go’s), as well as Bay Area favorites Kat Robichaud, ANIIML, Sioux City Kid, and The She’s.