Daniel Shatzkes

Daniel Shatzkes

Danny Shatzkes is the owner and CEO of Harmony Studios Inc., an AV and acoustics installation & integration company. He is also the founder of Gig Gear, a manufacturer of accessories for AV techs, stage crews and all other live event and production professionals. Danny is a lifelong multi-instrumentalist musician and came to the AV industry by way of a long and varied career in the music products industry as an expert in audio and acoustics. Danny lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and five children.

Going Virtual

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I can remember a time, long ago, when people with shared interests used to meet in large gatherings. They would travel from far and wide and journey to a single location in order to sell their wares, share stories, renew old friendships and make new connections. By day, these travelers would converge to discuss their […]

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Why You Should Hire an Acoustics Specialist at the Outset

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Not long ago, while on LinkedIn, I had a brief but interesting exchange that made me stop and think. A seemingly innocuous post and an ensuing comment by a connection on the platform generated an internal dialogue that I’m not sure I’ve completely resolved. I share it here because it may not only have ramifications […]

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Is There Passion in AV?

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Like many people who work in AV, my journey to the industry came about through music. I’m a lifelong, passionate multi-instrumentalist musician, and both a studio and live sound engineer. I’m even lucky enough to have been in a band that had a Billboard chart-topping #1 single some years back. On the business side of […]

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