Student Achievements A - MC

Check out what our students are up to! On this page you will find studnet acheivements listed out alphabetically by last name.

Mary Mazurek

  • Grammy nomination: "Liquid Melancholy - Clarinet Music of James M. Stephenson," by Bill Maylone & Mary Mazurek, engineers; Bill Maylone, mastering engineer (John Bruce Yeh). Category: Best Engineer Classical Recording.

  • Paper: “Listening to the Nuances: How My Career as an Audio Engineer Taught Me How to Reimagine Listening," for Time Talks in San Diego, CA, February 2018.

  • Mazurek gave a masterclass and participated in a panel discussion for YouMedia Chicago, IL, January 2018.

  • Produced and hosted a live performance with the Grammy-nominated Spektral Quartet over Lumpen Radio 105.5FM Chicago and September 2017.

  • Published the most viewed article for the month of August 2017  "We tested earbuds ranging from $9.99 to $999.95 to find the best pair for listening to classical music. Here's what we found."

  • Wrote the proposal that resulted in the awarding of the 2017 Individual Technical Grammy Award to Harvey Fletcher "The Father of Stereophonic Sound."

  • Presented "Understanding Stereo Pairs" along with a recording masterclass at the Student AES at OU at Ohio University September 2016.

  • Presented a Classical Music Recording demonstration for the Engineering and Recording Society of Chicago at WFMT Radio. September 2017.

  • Urban Nature Fall 2016 from an ongoing social media cellphoto series was shown at Faculty Works 2017, Columbia College, Chicago. August  2017

  • Chaired the session Sound-Art and Subjectivity: Pushing the Boundaries of Art and Music, and present the paper “Noise Music: The Transduction of Abjection.” at the 2016 SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA Oct 19-22, 2016

  • Featured in an interview for the upcoming publication “An Investigation into the Factors that Affect a Girl’s Choice to Study Music Technology” by Natalie Bibby-Cassidy, London, England

  • Presented paper, "Building Community in the Classroom" in the panel: "Art and Indeterminacy: Tactical Ambiguity in the Era of Standardized Testing" at Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 21-24, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Received a 2015 Faculty Development Grant from Columbia College, Chicago, IL, September 2015

  • Served as Technical Producer and Audio Engineer for the live radio broadcast “Opera and the Law” with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and singers from the Ryan Opera Center of Lyric Opera of Chicago, September 2015

  • Communicator Award of Distinction, Category: Radio Production “The Search”, September 2015

  • Mentor, Chicago Chapter of The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences “Grammy Town Hall,” June 26, 2014

  • Mentor, Chicago Chapter of The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences “Grammy Town Hall,” June 26, 2014

  • Recording engineer for “Soirées D’été," The Chicago Harp Quartet Debut Album, released May 29, 2014

  • Moderated panel discussion, “Going Solo: Digital Promotions for the Classical Musician” at Chicago Chapter of The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences - The Recording Academy, Chicago, IL, May 29, 2014

  • Re-elected to The Chicago Chapter of The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Board of Governors, May 2014

  • Accepted an adjunct teaching position in the media department of The Art Institute / Illinois Institute of Art, May 2014

  • Short film, New Media Music Chicago (2013), Chicago Public Television Station WTTW, September 2013

  • Producer of the radio documentary, The Search, five part series airing on WFMT Radio 98.7 FM, Chicago, IL, previous episodes can be heard on, 2013 -14

  • Presentation, “DIY Recording Techniques,” Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, October 2013