MASQUE SOUND’S MATTHEW PESKIE WINS 2017 CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARD FROM METROPOLITAN BALTIMORE’S BUILDING CONGRESS & EXCHANGE

Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, is pleased to announce that Matthew Peskie, Installations Department Manager, has won the 2017 Craftsmanship Award from the Building Congress & Exchange of Metropolitan Baltimore for his work on the Baltimore Center Stage building renovation project..For more than 79 years, Baltimore’s Building Congress & Exchange has honored and recognized individuals within the construction industry for their exemplary skill and outstanding workmanship. Each nominated project is judged based on overall craftsmanship, including the quality of work, complexity of both technical and design challenges, and the level of difficulty with site conditions, constraints and time frame. Read More…

MASQUE SOUND GIVES AUDIENCES NATIONWIDE THE ROYAL TREATMENT WITH THE KING AND I

Masque Sound recently provided Tony Award®Winning Sound Designer Scott Lehrer with a custom audio package to bring his vision to the road for the highly anticipated North American tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I. The touring production required an audio package that was flexible, yet able retain the high-quality, signature sound design for which Lehrer is known. “There were a few requirements the touring sound package needed to meet — it had to move efficiently, play in a variety of different theatres and still provide quality sound for the audience, at every venue,” explains Lehrer. “Masque Sound provided us with the audio equipment for the Broadway production of The King and Iin New York, so we felt confident that it would once again be able to provide us with a great touring system.” Read More…

MASQUE SOUND FCC INCENTIVE AUCTION CONSUMER ALERT

The FCC Incentive Auction commenced on March 29, 2016 was formally closed on April 13, 2017 and includes a 39-month transition period. This auction will impact the audio industry in its entirety, and the audio experts at Masque Sound are prepared to assist our clients in a successful transition. As such, the following alert should be reviewed. Read More…

MASQUE SOUND SECURES GOLDEN TICKET FOR SWEET NEW MUSICAL, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

When Roald Dahl’s most beloved tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, made its arrival at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, those in attendance were in for a sweet treat. Sound Designer Andrew Keister worked with Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, to create a custom audio equipment package that was flexible enough to handle the show’s two very different acts. Read More…

MASQUE SOUND UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART PACKAGE FOR BALTIMORE CENTER STAGE’S RENOVATED THEATER

When Baltimore Center Stage, the city’s largest professional theater company, set out on its dramatic $28 million transformation, it tasked Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, to supply and install a custom audio equipment package for its Head Theater. Now, as the year-long renovation comes to a completion, Masque Sound, in collaboration with theater and acoustic consultants Charcoalblue, is proud to unveil the theater’s new state-of-the-art audio system. Read More…

MASQUE SOUND’S CUSTOM AV INSTALLATION AT THE MORGAN SCHOOL

When officials in Clinton, Connecticut determined that a renovation on the area’s aging public high school, The Morgan School, would cost more than a rebuild, a new 140,000-square-foot building was constructed. Officials relied on JaffeHolden Acoustics Inc. and Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement and installation company, to design and outfit the school’s auditorium, gym, and lobby with the latest AV technology to meet today’s standards. Read More…

MASQUE SOUND & NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET

When Broadway’s Imperial Theatre was transformed for the 360-degree musical, NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET of 1812, Sound Designer Nicholas Pope was presented with some serious audio challenges. To start, he had the daunting task of delivering an exceptional sonic experience to everyone in attendance at what is a uniquely laid out theatre. To help him meet some of the show’s hefty audio demands, he turned to Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, for a custom audio equipment package.

“I’m quite certain no sound system like the one that Nicholas Pope designed and Masque Sound supplied has ever been incorporated into a Broadway musical,” said Sonny Paladino, Music Supervisor for NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. Read More…

MASQUE SOUND CONTINUES BROADWAY RUN WITH FALSETTOS

William Finn and James Lapine’s groundbreaking, Tony Award®- winning musical, Falsettos recently made its triumphant return to Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre. In an all-new production from Lincoln Center Theater, veteran Sound Designer Dan Moses Schreier had a chance to reunite with a show that he had been so intimately involved in during its original creation 30 years ago. It also provided Schreier the opportunity to once again collaborate with Masque Sound, a leading theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company, to create a custom audio equipment package for the highly anticipated revival. Read More…