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Benjamin Poff

Ben PoffBenjamin Poff first discovered his passion for audio engineering when he ran live sound for the band Common Fisher as they toured the Midwest. While working with Common Fisher, Ben attended The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe Ohio to study recording. While continuing this focus, Ben began attending Trevecca Nazarene University and obtained a B.B.A. in Music Business. His education at TNU encouraged him to begin the acquisition a M.F.A. in Recording Arts and Technologies from Middle Tennessee State University. While at Middle Tennessee State University be conducted research with engineer Ernest Chilakis on the Influence of technical mixing decisions and the impact these decisions have on the perceived quality of a mix.

Benjamin has had numerous opportunities to work with an amazing collection of musicians and songwriters. His recording credits include The Slips, Kim McLean, and The Peasall Sisters. Outside  the studio Benjamin has focused his career on operating live sound for various corporate events and concerts, including the singer/songwriter Jeffery Steele and the Atlanta Rhythm Section. In addition, Benjamin participated in the production of a PBS program on NASA and the end of the Space Shuttle Program, and he is currently teaching courses in audio engineering technology for Belmont University.