Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery partners with Sound Works for Memorial Day Service

Lincoln Memorial Cemetery Sound WorksELWOOD, IL – Sound Works Productions, Inc., helped the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery with their annual Memorial Day service this Monday, May 26th. The event draws thousands who wish to pay their respects to the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces.

The audio system provided clear reproduction of the Joliet American Legion Band, the Elwood and Coal City grade school choir, and several guest speakers – including Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln re-enactors.

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Sound Works Productions teams up with Midwest ChurchAlive Summit

Sound Works Productions, Inc. provided audio, lighting, and video production for  the Midwest Church Alive Summit on April 11-13 which included members and friends of The First Church of Christ, Scientist from the Midwest region.
IMG_0002The multi-day event was held in the Schaumburg Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, and included a main area where the entire 700 attendees gathered for meals and to watch panel discussions and presentations in addition to 9 ‘break-out’ rooms with their own audio and presentation systems.
Sound Works worked with the event coordinator for over a month to ensure every detail was captured. Ben Fassl, Account Manager at Sound Works, said the “level of involvement allowed for a smooth implementation, and the client was happy.”

Sound Works Pro Tapped for Philfest, Chooses NEXO and Yamaha

Release Date: May 15, 2014

Philfest is an annual collaboration between A&O Productions and Students for Ecological and Environmental Development (SEED) at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The event features bluegrass and folk music as part of an effort to promote environmental awareness and also raises money for the Rocky Mountain Institute, a non-profit aimed at the sustainable use of resources. The day is held in honor of Phil Semmer, a former SEED member, who passed away while studying abroad.

Held this year in early May at Northwestern on the Norris Center’s East Lawn, Sound Works Productions, Inc. of Frankfort, Ill. was once again tapped to provide audio production. This year, the sound company provided five NEXO GEO S12’s flown, two RS18’s Ray Subs per side ground stacked with two NEXO PS10s speakers used for front fills, all driven with their NEXO NX4x4 amp rack. A Yamaha M7CL was used at front of house with anLS9 at monitors. The Deadly Gentleman from Boston headlined, followed by Sunnyside Up, and Todd Kessler.

“The GEO S12 system sounds amazing, is easy to setup and fly from a mobile SL100 stage, and gets the coverage we need for the Norris Center East Lawn,” states Sam Boren, Vice President of Business Development, Sound Works Productions, Inc.

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Sound Works Pro with the Andy Grammer Spring Tour

Andy Grammer TourParachute about to take the stage on the Andy Grammer Spring tour. Audio and Lighting packages provided by Sound Works! [Read more…]

Sound Works Pro teams up with Charity Fashion Show

UNITY Charity Fashion ShowSound Works Productions provides Audio and Lighting for the 2013 Northwestern University Charity Fashion Show.

The Sixth Annual UNITY Charity Fashion Show was held Sunday, April 7th, at 7 PM in the Louis Room in the Norris Center. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Porchlight Counseling Services, a non-profit organization based in Evanston that seeks to provide free counseling and support to sexual assault victims. Visit Porchlight’s Facebook page to find out more about their cause.

Sound Works provides interpretation equipment for European Football Clubs

Recently Sound Works Productions provided Williams DigiWave Interpretation Equipment for the European Football Clubs at Solider Field. DigiWave is the future of Simultaneous Interpretation. Contact Sound Works today to see how DigiWave can bring your event to the next level!

Sound Works supports Northwestern’s PhilFest with Yamaha and NEXO

Big Daddy Love and Paper Thick Walls performed at the Northwestern University 2012 PhilFest held in mid-May in Evanston, Illinois.

The annual bluegrass concert, co-sponsored by A&O Productions and Students for Ecological and Environmental Development (SEED), is held in memory of Phil Semmer, a SEED member who passed away while studying abroad.

The event raises money for the Rocky Mountain Institute, and organization that researches more effective use of resources and that Semmer aspired to join after graduation.

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Sound Works Productions purchases NEXO S12 System

NEXO sound system“Sound Works Productions, Inc., of Frankfort, Illinois, recently purchased a NEXO GEO S12 line array system, RS18s and NXAmp 4x4s for their rental inventory. The company, which has been providing sound reinforcement services for five years, determined that a NEXO system was a valuable addition to their audio artillery.” —Yamaha Commercial Audio

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