Listen Up: Why Your Hearing Really Does Matter

Mar 17, 2017 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Listen Up: Why Your Hearing Really Does Matter


Benjamin Kanters

Maureen Droney

The Recording Academy

Michael Santucci


Did you know that music creators are nearly FOUR TIMES more likely to suffer from hearing damage that is entirely preventable? Sometimes it’s easy to forget how important hearing is to not only enjoying music, but being able to make it as well. Whether you’re an artist or engineer healthy hearing is vital to a long and successful career. Come learn exactly how your ears do what they do and the considerations you need to weigh in order to protect your hearing for the long haul.
Eligible attendees will also have the first opportunity to register to receive custom hearing protection from MusiCares exclusively at SXSW!

Primary Access: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Access: Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner