Monitor engineer

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In touring world a 'monitor engineer' refers to the person that controls the sound that the performers hear while on stage.
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In touring world a 'monitor engineer' refers to the person that controls the sound that the performers hear while on stage. While at first glance, being a monitor engineer may seem desirable as you get to hang out near the musicians, it is important to realize that while performing, musicians tend to often get very excited and emotional. One of the most desirable traits in a monitor engineer is the ability to read minds and have six arms while simutaneoulsy watch, listen and understand every person on stage even when they all speak at once.
Another term somtimes used for monitor engineer is '[[foldback engineer]]'
Another term somtimes used for monitor engineer is '[[foldback engineer]]'

Revision as of 04:35, 14 September 2007

In touring world a 'monitor engineer' refers to the person that controls the sound that the performers hear while on stage. While at first glance, being a monitor engineer may seem desirable as you get to hang out near the musicians, it is important to realize that while performing, musicians tend to often get very excited and emotional. One of the most desirable traits in a monitor engineer is the ability to read minds and have six arms while simutaneoulsy watch, listen and understand every person on stage even when they all speak at once.

Another term somtimes used for monitor engineer is 'foldback engineer'

See also:

front of house engineer

FOH engineer

sound engineer

sound system tech

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