A few weeks before Christmas rehearsals, I was asked to help create a custom light for the opener. Individual piano keys needed be illuminated when pressed. I started with a portable development kit that would allow me to write and test software without bringing the grand piano home. I attached a Raspberry Pi, MIDI controller, […]Continue readingMore Tag
Author: Karl Swanson
Karl Swanson volunteers as a stage manager at Willow Creek Community Church. As a network administrator and audio engineer, Karl enjoys projects where these domains intersect.
Wireless microphones and in-ear monitors play a critical role in our weekend services. As a stage manager, my responsibilities include making sure these devices are in the right hands, charged, and turned on. Last year, I was brought in for a an extra busy weekend, just to check and replace batteries. Our worship band was […]Continue readingMore Tag