Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University Multimedia Development Center and Department of Music Win Emmy® Award

Emmy 2016

Art Berger, Evan Lebish, Rebecca Lynch and Jeffrey Clark

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), Southeast Chapter, has recognized Georgia Southern University’s Multimedia Development Center (MDC) and Department of Music with an Emmy® Award for Best Live Audio.

Jeffrey Clark, graduate student in the Department of Music, Art Berger, director of the MDC, and Rebecca Lynch, academic and post-production producer for the MDC, won for their work in recording live the Georgia Southern University Wind Symphony’s performance of “Lis Escoubo” from Suite Provençal by Jan Van der Roost. Conducted by Colin McKenzie, D.M.A., the Wind Symphony is composed of students majoring in music education and performance as well as students from many other colleges and departments on campus.

The MDC provides students with professional opportunities to hone their skills in the areas of multimedia and television production.

“We are very proud of our collaboration with the Department of Music, especially the work of our students and their outstanding performance,” said Berger.

NATAS is a professional organization for individuals in the television and broadcasting industry. NATAS is the standard-bearer for excellence in the television broadcasting industry and the gatekeepers of the prestigious regional Emmy® Awards. The Southeast Chapter represents the most experienced and talented television professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from television markets in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Asheville, North Carolina.

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 125 degree programs serving approximately 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered and hands-on approach to education.

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