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Kyle P. Snyder


Faculty Advisor, AES Student Section

Schoonover Center 333


Areas of Expertise

  • Audio recording, mixing, sound design, and editing
  • Audio facility integration and maintenance
  • Pedagogical approaches within audio
  • Live event production


Kyle P. Snyder is an educator, engineer, and consultant dedicated in his service to the Audio Engineering Society. Snyder is proud to be a professor within the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies where he's also Assistant Director of Ohio University's High School Media Workshop. An alumnus of Indiana University and Ball State University, Snyder holds a Masters of Science in Music Technology from Indiana University and a Baccalaureate Degree with specific emphasis in both Digital Media and English from Ball State University.

His research interests include pedagogical approaches relevant to the field of audio engineering and specifically how best audio students learn. Snyder frequently contributes to various industry publications and is widely published with a new major project currently under way, a complete listing can be found on his website and in his curriculum vitae.

Most recently, Snyder contributed a chapter to the recently-released Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education and served as Audio Post Production Supervisor on Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask.

As an engineer and consultant, Snyder is routinely called upon by clients of local, national, and international acclaim including countless independent artists and ensembles, private companies, and academic institutions as part of his work with the Ohio-based collective, White Coat Audio, LLC.

Professionally, Snyder is active in numerous organizations, including the Audio Engineering Society which he serves both internationally as Chair of the Education & Membership Committees and locally through his involvement with numerous sections. He serves as the Faculty Advisor for the Ohio University Student Section of the Audio Engineering Society. He is also proud to host and engineer the AES Journal Podcast, produced 10 times each year in conjunction with the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society. Additionally, Snyder is a member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, The Society of Professional Audio Recording Services, The Association for the Study of the Art of Record Production, and the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association.

 M.S., Indiana University
 B.G.S., Ball State University