Curt Taipale enjoys over 30 years of experience in audio as a church tech team leader, recording and live sound engineer,
consultant, AVL system designer, design/build contractor, educator, author, and professional musician. He is the founder of
ChurchSoundcheck.com, author of “The Heart of Technical Excellence”, and a contributing
author to Yamaha’s “Guide to Sound Systems for Worship”.
Curt has taught literally thousands of church sound team volunteers, technical staff, worship pastors and musicians.
Having made his living as a professional musician for 12 years, earning a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Engineering from the University of Miami,
serving 11 years full time on the production staff of three churches as Audio Director and Technical Director, plus several more years as a sought-after
freelance sound engineer, and now focusing his career on designing state of the art sound, video and theatrical lighting systems for churches
nationwide, Curt brings a unique perspective and depth of knowledge to every workshop he teaches.