Rena Nicole Kozak is a freelance audio engineer and tour manager based out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Rena has been working in audio in many capacities for close to 20 years and brings her experience to live audio for concerts and events, in-studio recording and mixing, training and education.
Maya Finlay is an Audio Engineer, Producer, Songwriter and Musician based in San Francisco, CA with more than 11 years of experience in professional audio.
An international traveler at heart, Maya was born in Canada, raised in California, studied in Colorado, and lived in Spain and Brazil before returning to the Bay Area. She has a B.A. in Spanish and Portuguese, Language and Culture from CU Boulder, as well as Certificates in Sound Recording and Sound Design from City College of San Francisco.
Heather Bey is a Monitor Engineer and tech from Long Island who currently works at the Space at Westbury Theatre, mixing a range of events from concerts, MMA tournaments, and more.
A graduate from SUNY New Paltz, Heather was inspired to follow her passion for audio and upon graduating, and has worked steadily over the last few years, building her resume, and further deepening a love for her craft.
It’s an honor to be celebrating my 105th episode this week with our guest, Monitor Engineer Bruce Danz.
For the last 25 years Bruce has mixed monitors for some of Rock’s hardest hitting artists including Anthrax, Testament, Alice Cooper, Death Angel, and Buckcherry. He endured a sixteen-year run with Marilyn Manson while simultaneously mixing for Avenge Sevenfold, a gig that has lasted almost eighteen years.
Rebecca Wilson is steadfast in her belief that the best way to learn is by doing. No fancy schools, no debt load to carry, just basic hard work, and being passionate about following your dreams.