Earlier this year, the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne honored Chuck Surack, founder and president of Sweetwater Sound, with the School of Creative Arts’ Lifetime Achievement Award. The school’s alumni newsletter, "Broadstrokes," explains:
A native of Fort Wayne, Chuck is recognized worldwide as a leader in the field of electronic music. He serves as a consultant and lecturer for manufactuers in the audio, music and computer industries. He has designed recording studios and provided custom design for professional musicians including Stevie Wonder, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Mel Tillis, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Aerosmith as well as for hundreds of audio and video recording studios worldwide.
He is well known for integrating electronic music instrument technologies, computers and traditional music practices into a modern art and science…
Also, you can read about Sweetwater Sound’s remarkable growth and its partnership with St. Francis in BizVoice.
Hat tip to Chamber staffer/St. Francis grad Tony Spataro.