Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Production & Recording Technology Dan Shores ’99, B.M., mixed and mastered “Latin American Classics” featuring Venezuelan pianist Kristhyan Benitez, the winner of Best Classical Album at the 2021 Latin Grammy Awards. The album was produced by Jon Feidner, recorded in 2018/19 at Steinway Hall in New York City, and mixed and mastered by Shores at Sono Luminus studios in Boyce, Virginia.
Shores is a five-time Grammy nominee (two for Best Surround Sound Album, two for Best Engineered Classical Album, one for Best Immersive Audio Album) and has recorded, mixed and mastered albums accounting for over 20 Grammy nominations and one Latin Grammy win. Shores started with Sono Luminus in 2000 and served as the head of the Sono Luminus record label from 2006 to 2014, and continues to serve as the label’s head engineer. In addition to Sono Luminus, Shores has recorded albums for Bridge Records, Naxos, RCA Red Seal, Koch, Hänssler Classics and the Steinway & Sons record label, accounting for well over 250 albums.