QSC Founder Pat Quilter Receives 2016 Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International - BassPlayer.com

QSC Founder Pat Quilter Receives 2016 Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International

 Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2016) - QSC is very pleased to announce that company founder Pat Quilter is the 2016 recipient of the Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International, the professional association that is the source of standards, news, networking, and education for technical and business professionals in the acoustics, audio, and loudspeaker industry. The Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award is given by the ALMA Board of Directors in recognition of significant and sustained contributions to the loudspeaker industry over the lifetime of a career. 
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
Image placeholder title

Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2016) - QSC is very pleased to announce that company founder Pat Quilter is the 2016 recipient of the Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International, the professional association that is the source of standards, news, networking, and education for technical and business professionals in the acoustics, audio, and loudspeaker industry.The Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award is given by the ALMA Board of Directors in recognition of significant and sustained contributions to the loudspeaker industry over the lifetime of a career.

Pat Quilter, along with business partners Barry Andrews and John Andrews, formed Quilter Sound Company in 1968 and began building power amplifiers and guitar amplifiers for local musicians and artists. Today that company is QSC – one of the leading global manufacturers of professional audio products, with a staff of over 400 skilled professionals and offices worldwide. In 2011, Pat Quilter founded Quilter Labs, where he designs and manufactures premiere guitar and musical instrument amplifiers for some of the leading artists and performers in the music industry.

“We are thrilled to see Pat Quilter receive this Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International,” says Joe Pham, QSC CEO. “Pat is a true innovator and continues to inspire all of us at QSC.”

“I’m extremely honored to be recognized by ALMA International and humbled to receive the Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award,” says Pat Quilter. “In my years at QSC and at Quilter Labs, I have had one main focus – developing products that enrich the lives of our customers. I’m gratified to see that the ALMA members share this passion for improving audio, and so this award is especially meaningful. I’m also pleased to note that I made some very interesting professional contacts while attending the convention, which I hope to work into future product developments in the years ahead. So as we like to say in the music business ‘please stay tuned!’ ”

The Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Pat Quilter as part of ALMA’s Driver Awards ceremony, which is held to recognize those individuals who have had a positive impact upon the loudspeaker industry, at the annual ALMA Banquet held during the ALMA International Symposium & Expo. (AISE) in Las Vegas, NV on January 3, 2016.

About QSC

QSC, LLC engineers and provides award winning products and solutions such as Q-SYS Networked Audio and Control Platform, digital mixers, power amplifiers and loudspeakers for a wide variety of customers who need reliable, well-engineered products for Live Sound, Systems and Cinema applications.

www.qsc.com

Related

Image placeholder title

QSC Founder Pat Quilter Receives 2016 Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International

 Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2016) - QSC is very pleased to announce that company founder Pat Quilter is the 2016 recipient of the Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award from ALMA International, the professional association that is the source of standards, news, networking, and education for technical and business professionals in the acoustics, audio, and loudspeaker industry. The Beryllium Lifetime Achievement Award is given by the ALMA Board of Directors in recognition of significant and sustained contributions to the loudspeaker industry over the lifetime of a career. 

Image placeholder title

Strange Brew, Lounge Side Wins AMA Sound Awards with QSC K and KW Series

 Austin, TX (March 23, 2016) —In a town known for its all-encompassing music scene and more than 250 live sound venues, Strange Brew, Lounge Side distinguishes itself with an eclectic calendar of acts ranging from local favorites to renowned artists like Patty Griffin, Christopher Cross, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. In recent years, Strange Brew has also scored big at the Austin Music Awards, an event that kicks off the South by Southwest Music Festival here every year. With a dozen AMA awards under its belt including Best Live Music Venue, Best Acoustic Venue, Best Venue to Play, and this year’s award for Best Club Sound, Strange Brew recently added a number of K Series and KW Series loudspeakers to its all-QSC sound system. 

Image placeholder title

Strange Brew, Lounge Side Wins AMA Sound Awards with QSC K and KW Series

 Austin, TX (March 23, 2016) —In a town known for its all-encompassing music scene and more than 250 live sound venues, Strange Brew, Lounge Side distinguishes itself with an eclectic calendar of acts ranging from local favorites to renowned artists like Patty Griffin, Christopher Cross, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. In recent years, Strange Brew has also scored big at the Austin Music Awards, an event that kicks off the South by Southwest Music Festival here every year. With a dozen AMA awards under its belt including Best Live Music Venue, Best Acoustic Venue, Best Venue to Play, and this year’s award for Best Club Sound, Strange Brew recently added a number of K Series and KW Series loudspeakers to its all-QSC sound system. 

Image placeholder title

Chris Humphrey Joins QSC as Vice President, Marketing

 Costa Mesa, CA (May 2016) – QSC, LLC. is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Humphrey as Vice President, Marketing. In his new role, Humphrey will oversee all of the company’s global marketing activities and initiatives for the Professional, Systems and Cinema Divisions of QSC. 

Image placeholder title

QSC TouchMix Mixers and K and KW Series Loudspeakers Keep Sound on Track for NAMM’s TEC Tracks Sessions

 Anaheim, CA (February 2016) — At this year’s winter NAMM Show, where thousands of audio industry professionals gather each year, “TEC Tracks” was introduced, which featured a variety of sessions with well-known musicians, engineers, producers, designers and other industry notables. The entire sound system for the TEC Tracks sessions was designed using QSC TouchMix Compact Digital Mixers as well as K Series and KW Series Loudspeakers. 

Image placeholder title

QSC TouchMix Mixers and K and KW Series Loudspeakers Keep Sound on Track for NAMM’s TEC Tracks Sessions

 Anaheim, CA (February 2016) — At this year’s winter NAMM Show, where thousands of audio industry professionals gather each year, “TEC Tracks” was introduced, which featured a variety of sessions with well-known musicians, engineers, producers, designers and other industry notables. The entire sound system for the TEC Tracks sessions was designed using QSC TouchMix Compact Digital Mixers as well as K Series and KW Series Loudspeakers. 

Image placeholder title

Chris Humphrey Joins QSC as Vice President, Marketing

 Costa Mesa, CA (May 2016) – QSC, LLC. is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Humphrey as Vice President, Marketing. In his new role, Humphrey will oversee all of the company’s global marketing activities and initiatives for the Professional, Systems and Cinema Divisions of QSC. 

Image placeholder title

QSC Introduces the E Series Range of Passive Loudspeakers

   Costa Mesa, CA (January 2016) - QSC is very pleased to introduce the new E Series range of passive loudspeakers, designed for sound reinforcement in entertainment applications, such as live performance, DJ and dance music, karaoke and stage monitoring and production. With their high-capacity continuous power ratings, the E Series loudspeakers will perform well with any quality, professional power amplifier. And when used as part of the complete E Series Entertainment System – with the company’s powerful PLD and GXD amplifiers and TouchMix Digital Mixers, the E Series takes advantage of advanced DSP settings in these latest generation products, for an even higher level of performance.