St. Barnabas On The Desert
Episcopal Parish, Scottsdale, Arizona
“All acoustic treatments were removed during a recent renovation with the intent of making the room as reverberant as possible to enhance the sound from the church’s custom-built pipe organ. The straightforward goal was to focus as much sonic energy on the audience as possible while keeping it off of the bountiful reflective surfaces. CCS designed a system led by two Qflex 40 self-powered loudspeakers mounted on left and right columns about 20 feet in front of the altar run by VNET, Tannoy’s proprietary digital processing and network protocol, hosted on a PC located in the system’s rack room. The rack room is also home to video streaming gear. There are two additional buildings on the church
campus that are utilized for other styles of worship, and via a NewTek TriCaster Studio and three Vaddio high definition pan tilt zoom cameras, can transmit video streams (via Ethernet) of the services to use within their worship program or to home bound parishioners.”
– excerpted from Julie McLean Clark’s Live Sound International Magazine
article— “Charting the Path”—5/12
The goal of the project was to create a new sound reinforcement system for an acoustically challenging space while maintaining the aesthetics of its beautiful sanctuary.