About Dave Schall Acoustic
From pre-screening auditions to international releases, our records have been met with high critical acclaim. We specialize in live sound capture of acoustic music, but it doesn’t stop there.
From concert hall to studio tracking, precise editing and mixing, video documentation, to live concert engineering and recording on the local and national levels, DSA can bring your sound to it’s full potential, and reasonably priced.
My work is trusted not only for the quality of the finished product, but also for performance and production guidance provided from years of experience with all forms of music at a high professional level.
An new addition to the video arsenal has arrived: The Panasonic DVX-200! It has been a joy working with this new camera. With 4K resolution and extremely low-noise ISO, the images it captures are stunning. The design of the camera is to equal the capture abilities of the Panasonic Lumix GH4 mirrorless DSLR, but Read more about March 2017: Video upgrades![…]
Professor Jerry Blackstone and I collaborated for approximately a year to create a choral conductor’s instructional guide to working with ensembles of vary ability level. We are proud to present Did You Hear That? – The conductor’s role in creating artistic, efficient, and engaging rehearsals”. This volume follows in a series of instructional videos we Read more about September 2016: “Did you Hear That?”[…]
The press has been very good to us this month! American Record Guide has offered up two very complimentary reviews on albums that we recently released, and we are pleased to share some samples here: In order of release, first we hear about Trio Virado’s Mangabeira: “Mangabeira” Review May/June 2016 American Record Guide “First let Read more about Spring 2016 updates[…]
We are proud to announce the release of Trio Virado’s Mangabeira on Soundset Recordings! This is the premier recording and release by flutist Amy Porter, violist Juan Miguel Hernandez, and guitarist Joao Luiz which features a broad spectrum of Latin influenced compositions and extreme virtuosity and emotion. We are all extremely proud of this project Read more about 2015 Fall updates, new projects, and new gear![…]
PIECES AND PASSAGES – Scott Conklin, violin, with Alan Huckleberry and Jason Sifford, piano Albany Records recently released Pieces and Passages by Scott Conklin, violin, in collaboration with pianists Alan Huckleberry and Jason Sifford. All are U of M music alums and good friends. This is my second album production for Scott and Alan. It Read more about More new releases! 2015-03-30[…]
Last night (3/27) we premiered the video of Chris Good and the Sweet Insurrection’s BEAUTIFUL at the SCOTUS or BUST variety showcase at the Necto. We prepared completion of this project to lend support to the upcoming LGBT Marriage Rights case heading to the Supreme Court, and we couldn’t be happier with the result. A Read more about A Collaboration for Progress! March 28, 2015[…]
More and more projects are coming out of the studio and on to the shelves. First, after a short burst of live tracking in July and a series of overdub sessions following, Sarah Price’s debut solo album, Sarahtonin, is now finished and will be released in June. She wrote and arranged the entire thing (short Read more about March 2015-New and Upcoming Releases[…]
We’d like to extend a hearty congratulations to our regular clients the Akropolis Reed Quintet for winning the gold medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association Competition. They recently released their album, Unraveled, on which we had the pleasure of recording and doing all the post-production. Ron Grames of Fanfare Magazine gave this great Read more about May 2014[…]
Happy New Year everyone! DSA is proud to announce the release of Amy Porter’s “In Translation: Selections from J.S. Bach’s Six Cello Suites” and the accompanying edition sheet music. Hear Amy play these timeless pieces in historic Hill Auditorium, expertly recorded by Jason Corey of the UMSMTD, with all post-production by DSA. It is currently Read more about January 2014[…]
It’s that time of year again…everyone graduating is preparing to move on, and we are here to make you sound and look your best as you send out your pre-screening application media. Bookings are building up fast for the December 1 deadlines, so it’s best to plan ahead and RECORD EARLY! For UMSMTD students looking Read more about October/November 2013 – Pre-Screening Audition Season![…]