BA, State University College at Fredonia
Dave Sluberski is a Senior Lecturer at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Film and Animation, specializing in sound design and technology. He was a consultant on the design team for Magic Spell Studio for all state-of-the-art sound design. He was Senior Audio Technologist at WXXI Public Broadcasting Council/NPR-PBS affiliate for 25 years. Through his company, West Rush Media LLC, he has produced, designed and mixed audio for a wide variety of broadcast media and digital distribution networks, including independent feature films and documentaries. WRM clients include the Grammy award-winning Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, WXXI Public Broadcasting Council, the University of Rochester and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as well as independent filmmakers. His many awards include the coveted George Foster Peabody Award (1994), as well as numerous Telly, Gabriel and NYS Emmy awards. Dave considers himself a recreational welder, and he and his wife enjoy their classic cars. In addition to his RIT and WRM work, he is currently advisor to the RAFAS/Rochester Association of Film Arts & Sciences. He and his wife, Dr. Sandra Boysen Sluberski, reside in Rush, NY.
In the News
June 14, 2021
RIT audio expert brings MAGIC to locally-made film
In working with Dave Sluberski, senior lecturer in the School of Film and Animation, two local filmmakers became the first professional clients to use the sound mix theater in RIT's MAGIC Spell Studios.
October 7, 2019
Alumnus captures Emmy for sound work on popular HBO show
Matt Taylor '02 (film and animation - production option) was the co-supervising sound editor of a Warner Bros. sound team that won an Emmy Award for its efforts on Barry.
May 29, 2019
RIT experts shine at Rochester’s Light and Sound Interactive Conference June 25-27
RIT experts will help Rochester push the edge of light- and sound-based technologies at the Light and Sound Interactive conference. The event aims to spur economic growth, as leading technologists and innovators come to Rochester for collaboration on the future of light-and-sound based technologies, applications and emerging industries.
Basic Sound Class
Teaching recording techniques with my Teaching Assistants. The class size averages about 25 so it takes several TA's to instruct a group of 4 or 5 students how to record on location.
Dave Sluberski West Rush Media,LLC on location
Hired by Simone Films for a feature length film. Location audio.
Advanced sound class and recording ADR with picture for trailers used in class project 2019
Photos from ADR/Narration booth in SOFA and the New Magic Spell Soundmix booth.