Sound Stories

Meyer Sound Stories that include Constellation

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

Solaire Resort & Casino Installs Philippines's First Meyer Sound Constellation System (Live Performance Venues)

The Theatre at Solaire Resort and Casino has become the first venue in the Philippines to be equipped with a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system. Designed and engineered from the outset to combine architectural and electronic acoustics, this luxurious new performance venue has since scheduled a mix of international and local music acts as well as Broadway musicals like Chicago and Singin' In the Rain. Read More »

March, 2015

Meyer Sound Constellation Makes Big Splash at SoundBox, San Francisco Symphony's Bold New Music Venue  (Live Performance Venues)

At SoundBox, the Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system plays a keystone element in the San Francisco Symphony's radical new strategy for attracting younger audiences to diverse live music. The brainchild of symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas, SoundBox has reshaped music discovery by removing the constraints of many typical classical music venues, including the acoustics. Read More »

March, 2015

Read CNET Review: "Meyer Sound's Advanced Tech Takes Concert Sound into 21st Century" (Live Performance Venues)

Following a private demo featuring legendary trumpet player Wynton Marsalis and pianist Dan Nimmer, CNET journalist Steve Guttenberg recounts his experience of the Constellation acoustic system in the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC). Read the full article to hear Guttenberg explore the case for active acoustics and how Constellation fits with JALC's diverse programs. Read More »

March, 2015

Read "Wizards of Sound"—The New Yorker Article on Meyer Sound Constellation 

In his article "Wizards of Sound," The New Yorker music critic Alex Ross recounts his experience in two Constellation installations with completely different acoustic priorities: Oakland restaurant Oliveto and San Francisco's new experimental music venue SoundBox. From both pragmatic and philosophical perspectives, he looks at where Constellation fits in the centuries-long history of acoustic technology. Read More »

February, 2015
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