Herbert WaltlProducer/ Engineer
Herbert began his musical education at the age of five and subsequently studied with the renowned pianist and composer Franz Hummel. Recognized as being one of the most promising young pianists in Germany, he initially specialized in Beethoven and made several records, numerous concerts and radio and television broadcasts in Europe and the US. Equally interested in composing he early on experimented combining acoustic and electronic instruments to create immersive spatial sound fields in life performances. Herbert’s artistic impulses have been channeled into the establishment and development of production companies. He is a two time Grammy-winning producer and has more than 35 years experience in the recording and entertainment industry; founding mediaHYPERIUM in 1996 to explore cutting-edge technology and new pro-AV production methods. Over the years he has been recognized by world leading technology companies as a visionary, creative source and authority in the media industry. As producer he received numerous awards and nominations including 2 GRAMMY Awards, 4 Grammy Nominations, TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement, DVD Entertainment Award for Best Music DVD, Surround Sound Music Award, and Finalist of the Billboard DEMX Awards for "Music DVD of the Year 2005". To come “full circle”, Herbert started in spring 2009 under the umbrella of media HYPERIUM a music conservatory www.HYPERIUMconservatory.com with the intention to offer the local community a high quality educational music service.