Sound Stories

Meyer Sound Stories that include Constellation

Halloran Centre in Memphis Makes a Sound Investment in Meyer Sound Constellation 

Equipped with a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system, the new Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education in Memphis, Tenn., can be instantly optimized to host a wide range of diverse events. With the push of a touchscreen button, Constellation adjusts the acoustics in the 361-seat theatre to host everything from educational programs to a regional film series, dance recitals, and music concerts of varied genres. Read More »

November, 2015

LEOPARD, Constellation Win Industry Awards 

With two recent award wins, the Meyer Sound LEOPARD linear sound reinforcement system has garnered four total awards since debuting this past April. A Constellation acoustic system installed in Clinton Frame Mennonite Church in Goshen, Ind., has also recently won an industry award for its role in revitalizing the congregation. Read More »

November, 2015

Meyer Sound and Celebrated Mexico City Chef Gabriela Cámara Partner to Create Exceptional Dining Environment at Cala

Cámara's Highly Anticipated San Francisco Restaurant Opens with Sound Design as Key Component


Berkeley's Meyer Sound Laboratories makes its San Francisco restaurant debut with Cala, celebrated Mexico City chef-owner Gabriela Cámara's first U.S. restaurant. Among San Francisco's most highly anticipated restaurant openings of the year, Cala is also one of the first new restaurant projects to address sound design as a key component of a new build. The new Civic Center neighborhood restaurant is the first in San Francisco to feature Meyer Sound Constellation and Libra acoustic systems, implemented to combine ease of conversation and a desired level of "buzz." Read More »

October, 2015

Diving into Restaurant Noise: What Simple dB Ratings Don't Tell You  

Do simple sound level measurements in restaurants truly reflect the comfort levels for diners' conversations? How accurate are these numbers? And what do they tell us about the auditory experience? These questions—of increasing concern to restaurant owners along with their architects and interior designers—are unpacked by three sound experts at Meyer Sound: Senior Scientist Roger Schwenke, Senior Acoustic Engineer Pierre Germain, and Research Scientist Tobi Szuts. All three contributed to the Libra and Constellation acoustic systems recently installed at Bay Area restaurants to help diners converse easily over a comfortable background buzz.
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October, 2015

The Advocate: Berkeley Restaurateurs Open Second Restaurant with Meyer Sound Constellation and Libra 

Having witnessed how acoustic technology can elevate the dining experience at their restaurant Comal, restaurateurs John Paluska and Andrew Hoffman have again integrated Meyer Sound Libra and Constellation acoustic systems into their newest culinary venture. The Advocate, located in Berkeley's chic Elmwood neighborhood, combines soulful northern Californian fare with the critically acclaimed Meyer Sound variable acoustics to create a multisensory dining space in which guests can converse easily over a comfortable background buzz. Read More »

September, 2015

Meyer Sound LEOPARD and Constellation Transform Audi Factory into Concert Hall for London Symphony (Live Sound)

For the 25th Anniversary of Audi's Summer Concert series inside its factory in Ingolstadt, Germany, Meyer Sound LEOPARD linear sound reinforcement and Constellation active acoustic systems formed the foundation of an extraordinary audio experience for both the audience and musicians. The combination transformed a cavernous space that normally stamps out steel side panels for the Audi A3 into a temporary concert hall worthy of hosting the London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Kent Nagano. Read More »

August, 2015

Alaska's Glenn Massay Theatre Installs Meyer Sound Constellation: "We're Blown Away by How Great the Room Sounds" (Live Performance Venues)

Matanuska-Susitna College has installed Alaska's first Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system in its new Glenn Massay Theater, a 523-seat facility purpose-built for Constellation. With the goal of accommodating a broad range of educational activities and arts performances in a single venue, the venue uses the system to provide ideal acoustics for all its events, including orchestral and choral concerts, student assemblies, lectures, fine arts performances, and amplified rock music. Read More »

June, 2015

Constellation-Equipped SoundBox Wins InstallAward; Featured on KQED Radio  (Live Performance Venues)

Last week, San Francisco Symphony's SoundBox was announced as this year's winner of the InstallAwards' Best Project Award for Audience Venues. Read More »

June, 2015

Meyer Sound Constellation Revives Congregational Singing at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church 

For the first time since moving into a large sanctuary space a decade ago, congregants of Clinton Frame Mennonite Church in Goshen, Ind. are experiencing the exhilarating power of congregational singing, thanks to a new Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system. Constellation not only restores the sense of a unified worshipping community that was present in their previous smaller church, but by engaging different presets, it also adds acoustic "life" to the spoken word and energizes both the worship team and the rest of the congregation. Read More »

May, 2015

With Meyer Sound Constellation, Indiana University South Bend Has an Adaptable Space (with Video) (Live Performance Venues)

At Indiana University South Bend (IUSB), a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system proved to be a critical component in transforming a lecture hall into a flexible performance space with impeccable acoustics that can adapt to any musical genre. The selection of Constellation also eliminated cost-prohibitive structural changes and liberated the architect from constraints imposed by a physical acoustic solution. Read More »

March, 2015
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