Neal Schmitt | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


  • Neal Schmitt

    Instructor of Music

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    Convergent Media Center


    • Biography

      Neal Schmitt has been a part of the Columbus music scene as a live sound engineer, performer and producer for more than 20 years. Prior to embarking on his teaching career, Schmitt and his business partner opened Workbook Studio, a 3,200-square-foot, New York-style loft recording and performance space that was featured in EQ, Tape Op and Mix magazines. Workbook Studio recorded hundreds of the region’s most important acts and hosted benefit concerts, CD release shows and art openings, and served as the setting for two pilot episodes of a live music program.

      Today Schmitt teaches classes in web development, music technology and audio production. He is committed to developing immersive educational experiences that include student trips to Nashville, South By Southwest and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Schmitt believes in equipping his students with the correct tools, encouraging them to swing for the fences and using successes and failures as cherished teaching moments.

    • Teaches

      Introduction to Audio Electronics and Recording Techniques
      Interactive Multimedia and Web Development
      Team Recording
      Advanced Recording Techniques

    • Degrees

      Master of Science in Marketing and Communication, Franklin University
      Bachelor of Science in Communication with emphasis in Audio Production, Ohio University