Brent Maher, with six Grammy Award-winning records to his credit, has become one of Nashville’s most successful and critically acclaimed producers and hit songwriters. Maher’s accomplishments include over 20 number one singles, numerous top ten singles and a wide array of platinum and multi-platinum selling albums. His credits read like a “Who’s Who” of recording artists including The Judds, Shelby Lynne, Gladys Knight, Nickel Creek, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers, Jo Dee Messina, Kathy Mattea, Ray Charles, Olivia Newton-John, Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, Ike & Tina Turner and many more. Recently, Maher engineered the Grammy award-winning single “Lost Highway” from the album “The Last of the Breed” with Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard & Ray Price. In 2017, Brent received the AES (Audio Engineering Society) lifetime achievement award.
Growing up, he attended Denver University on scholarship in classical guitar studying under Ricardo Iznaola. He then joined the staff at A&M Records where he worked with Sheryl Crow, Aerosmith, and Danzig among others.
Today, Andrews continues to record many different styles of music including everything from Opera and Classical to Punk. He travels nationally conducting workshops and seminars for DPA Microphones; educating students and professionals on microphone technologies and best practices.
Cynthia Wilson is a multimedia journalist and Managing Editor of The New Scene Magazine and North Forty news in Fort Collins, CO. Cynthia has a Masters degree in New Media Journalism and a Bachelors in Journalism with a minor in Music Theory and Composition. She has a grassroots digital publication, Argento Studios. She was the social producer for Green Mile Films, PR for Women’s Grand Prix at the US Pro Challenge, and Chief Relationship Officer for technology company Studio Hyperset. She is a music journalist, freelance writer, and digital content producer.