Mary Mazurek

May Mazurek

Dr. Mary Mazurek is a GRAMMY-nominated recording engineer and audio educator. Her nomination was awarded by the Recording Academy during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards in the category of Best Engineered Album, Classical. Her professional recording work can be heard on WFMT Radio and and on the Cedille, Centaur, MSR, Naxos, Sounds True, and Random House labels. She is currently an assistant professor of Digital Audio Arts at the University of Lethbridge. She is a sought-after speaker and educator who enjoys contributing in the classroom, on panels, and committees within her industry and beyond. She has worked with prestigious artists and entities such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opera Festival of Chicago, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Lang-Lang, and Yo-Yo Ma to name a few. Dr. Mazurek serves as a role model and advocate for women in the recording industry, which presently is less than 5% female, and currently serves as the Co-Chairperson of the DEI Committee of the Audio Engineering Society. She holds a BS in Sound Recording Technology from DePaul University, an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts, Media from Columbia College Chicago, and a PhD from IDSVA in Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Art Theory. Her upcoming book Aesthetic Noise will be published on Routledge.