Rick Thomas Publications
2010 Tuning In to the Crystal Ball
An article for Professional Sound Magazine, in which we once again peer into the future and attempt to imagine how sound might progress...
2003 Time Marches Into the Prague Quadrennial
A report on our introduction of sound into the Prague Quadrennial which included both the first US and international exhibitions of sound.
2003 Sound Related Programs in Higher Education
A conversation I had with Chicago sound designer and composer Rob Milburn about the challenges of getting a sound education.
1995 Using Computers to Create Sound Scores
The transition from tape recorder to digital audio was underway,
and this article examined basic techniques for preparing cues.
1989 Sound Systems for Educational Theatre
The Audio Engineering Society invited me to lecture at its international
conference on criteria for sounds systems in educational theatre.
1985 The Present and Future of Audio in Theatre
Originally presented as "The Midied Theatre" at the 12th International Congress on Acoustics for the Acoustical Society of America