Thursday, March 08, 2012

Grammy for Vincie

Posted in News and Sports on 24. Feb, 2012
Vincentian Honored with GRAMMY Award
As part of the Ceremony group, Ray Williams was honored with a Technical
GRAMMY Award for excellence in music technology at the 54th Annual GRAMMY
Awards in Los Angeles. Ray Williams, a native of Chateaubelair, St. Vincent was
recognized for his role in the advancement of Melodyne software. This
software tools is widely used in recording studios to refine vocal
performances to a level of perfection that previously was not possible.
Williams has been working with Celemony since 2002 and is an important
influence in the development of Melodyne and the direction of Celemony.
Williams has a long history in Music Software as owner of Steinberg Canada
and a well-known proponent of Cubase audio recording software. Williams has
made several trips to his native St Vincent to equip studios on the island
with music technology. Williams is the son of former Police Inspector
Claude Williams and Head Teacher Margaret Williams. He currently lives in
Toronto, Canada where he runs a music equipment distribution business.