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Lectrosonics Announces Winners of the Sound is Essential Contest

FOH Staff • News • February 16, 2021

Sound is Essential contest winners

RIO RANCHO, NM – Lectrosonics, together with a number of dealers, industry manufacturers and end users, has been spearheading a social media campaign for the last few weeks, Sound is Essential, to emphasize that no matter the medium, sound is critical. And today the company is pleased to announce the winners of the Sound is Essential creativity contest.

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Entrants in the contest posted custom short form creative videos online in order to demonstrate how much is sacrificed by the absence of sound. Four winners have been chosen in the contest: Michael Wynn; Sound Speeds/Allen Lee Williams; Curtiss Judd and Siddharth Sadashiv.

Michael Wynn of Michael Wynn Sound has been named the 1st place winner, for his video reflecting on the variety of events which have taken place during 2020 and how sound truly played an essential part of each of them. See the video here:

Sound Speeds/Allen Lee Williams took the 2nd place win in the contest by showing how just essential sound is with his video that is much more important to listen to than to watch. See it here:

Tied for 3rd prize are Curtiss Judd and Siddharth Sadashiv. Curtiss Judd’s video on YouTube tells you that nothing is wrong with the sound on your device and shows us how sound is essential by what we are missing. See it here: And Siddharth Sadashiv’s humorous video shows us just how much the absence of sound brings about an almost physical reaction. Watch it here:

Lectrosonics would like to thank the pro audio dealers including Gotham Sound, Location Sound Corp., Second City Sound, , Raycom UK, Radikal Elektronik, and Trew Audio for their spirited entries. Lectrosonics also thanks manufacturers Calrec, DPA, Schoeps GmbH, Halter Technical, Viviana Straps, Bubblebee Industries, Dynaudio Pro, Voice Technologies, and K-Tek, along with all the other individual pro audio and location sound practitioners and users for their enthusiastic participation in #soundisessential.

“We have been very excited about the participation and enthusiastic response to Sound is Essential that we have received from so many people,” says Karl Winkler, vice president of marketing & sales for Lectrosonics. “We hope that others will continue to join us in spreading the message about the importance of sound, which should always get equal billing, equal care, and equal attention in any production.”


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