Congratulations to Music Tech Alumna (MM ’96) Emily Lazar for becoming the first woman mastering engineer ever to take home the Best Engineered Album (Non-Classical) Grammy for her work on Beck’s “Colors”.
Lazar has worked on over 2,000 albums with artists such as David Bowie, Foo Fighters, Destiny’s Child, Paul McCartney, and more! Emily Lazar earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Writing and Music from Skidmore College and later attended NYU Steinhardt’s Music Technology program to get her Master’s degree. While at NYU, Lazar pursued Tonmeister studies and was awarded a Graduate Fellowship.
See the music video for Beck’s “Colors”.
Check out Refinery 29’s story on Emily Lazar’s Historic Win.