Drew Schlesinger

Drew Schlesinger

Renowned Professional Sound Designer

Drew Schlesinger is a renowned professional sound designer who has been involved in creating patches for synthesizers, effects and software products beginning with the Casio CZ-101 in 1984. He’s developed internal presets for over two hundred devices from thirty different manufacturers including Roland, Korg, EMU, Kurzweil, Alesis, Sony, Yamaha, Eventide, Lexicon and Sound Toys.

He's recognized as one of the most prolific and accomplished sound programmers in the MI industry and has created seminal sounds and effects that include “Crystal Echoes” (Shimmer), the “Black Hole” reverb for Eventide and “Prophetic Steps” for Korg’s Prophecy synthesizer.

Drew was recently presented with the Golden Knob Lifetime Achievement Award at the Knobcon 2022 for his work in synth sound design and contributions to the electronic music community. He’s also included in NAMM’s Oral History Series and is a frequent podcast guest. Drew curates an anthology of synthesizer artists, composers and devices on his Instagram.

Session: A Sound Designer's Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Find out some of the inside tips, tricks and techniques used by renowned synthesizer and effects programmer Drew Schlesinger in crafting unique patches for manufacturers and his own electronica music.

Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 30th, at 12:00 PM

Room: Pasadena