Current articles on Emily Lazar include features in NPR,Artist Pro (cover story), Bust, Electronic Musician (cover story), Home Recording Magazine, Mix Magazine, Billboard Magazine, Pro Sound News, Medialine, Remix Magazine, and Tape Op. She has been a featured panelist lecturing on college campuses and in numerous music business and recording conferences. Lazar has also been awarded the prestigious Palamountain Award for Young Alumni Achievement from Skidmore College and has served as an adjunct faculty of New York University in the Music Technology Department. She is also a highly publicized product endorsee for Avalon Design (audio equipment), Apple Computers, Antelope Audio and Dangerous Music. Emily resides in New York and presently serves on the Board of Governors for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Emily serves as the Co-Chair of the NY Chapter of the Recording Academy's Producer & Engineer's Wing and currently serves on the P&E Wing's National Steering Committee.
Born and raised in New York, Emily Lazar earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Writing and Music from Skidmore College, graduating cum laude with honors distinction in her major. During college, she wrote music, played in bands, and worked as a freelance engineer, producer and mixer. After college, Lazar worked in some of New York City's most prominent studios. Later she earned a Master of Music Degree from New York University’s prestigious Music Technology program. While there, she pursued Tonmeister studies and was awarded a Graduate Fellowship. Lazar’s thesis on Sonic Solutions, combined with an internship at Sony Classical, eventually led to a position at New York City based mastering facility, Masterdisk.