Gary Galo holds a BM in Music Education and an MA in Music History and Literature from The Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam. In addition to his assignment in Music Literature, he was Audio Engineer at Crane from 1976 until 2014. Mr. Galo is a widely-published author with over 160 articles and reviews in over a dozen publications, on both musical and technical subjects. An active member of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, he is Recording Review Editor of the ARSC Journal and Co-Chair of the ARSC Technical Committee. Recent presentations at ARSC conferences include Furtwängler and Toscanini: Myth and Reality, Composer and Creator Performances on Record and Disc Recording Equalization De-Mystified. Mr. Galo is a Regular Contributor to AudioXpress magazine, author of the "Loudspeaker" entry in The Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound in the United States, a frequent book reviewer for Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, and a member of the Audio Engineering Society.