Audio-Technica Celebrates Launch Of John Lennon Educational Tour Bus in Europe

Jeff Sobel, Lennon Bus chief engineer; Tom Harrold, Audio-Technica; Brian Rothschild, Executive Director John Lennon Tour Bus

Audio-Technica has announced its involvement as a contributing sponsor of the Lennon Bus Europe, recently launched by Yoko Ono at the Museum of Liverpool.

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Now in its sixteenth year of operation in the US, the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a state-of-the-art mobile audio and video production facility, providing young people with access to free songwriting and multimedia production workshops. Three on-board engineers work with students to write, record and produce original songs and music videos, all in a single day.

The Tour Bus has travelled throughout North America since its inception, completing hundreds of visits to music colleges, performing arts facilities and festivals – the Lennon Bus Europe is now set to offer the same opportunities to young people across the UK and Europe.

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Audio-Technica has long provided the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus with microphones and headphones as a contributing sponsor and the European bus’s current complement of microphones includes a wide array of Audio-Technica products from M50 monitor headphones to ribbon and multi-pattern condenser 40 Series microphones, rugged ATM510a dynamic vocal mics and broadcast microphones for video production activity.

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Tom Harrold, Audio-Technica assistant marketing manager pro-audio said, “The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus does an incredible job of providing free workshops to students in a truly professional facility. Audio-Technica is delighted to be involved with the bus and its work in inspiring a new generation of songwriters, performers and video producers, who will get the chance to record with some of our most popular high-end microphone models.”

About Audio-Technica
Celebrating more than 50 years of audio excellence worldwide, Audio-Technica is a leading innovator in transducer technology, renowned for the design and manufacture of microphones, wireless microphones, headphones, mixers, and electronics for the audio industry. Users of Audio-Technica microphones and headphones include Katherine Jenkins, Metallica, Gwen Stefani, Linkin Park, The Pigeon Detectives, Ben Mynott and Eddie Halliwell.

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