Gavin Haverstick is the owner of Haverstick Designs, a full-service acoustical consulting firm specializing in architectural acoustics. His degree is in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University with a focus in robotics. Gavin is an accomplished musician and has always had a passion for music and quality sound.
Before Haverstick Designs was founded, Gavin worked for Auralex Acoustics as Regional Manager and Lead Acoustical Engineer for 9 years. Auralex Acoustics is a leading manufacturer of acoustical treatment products ranging from sound quality control devices (absorption, diffusion, bass trapping) to sound transmission control products (construction materials).
Gavin has been involved in the acoustical analysis of over 4,500 challenging spaces including recording studios, houses of worship, home theaters, gymnasiums, restaurants, conference rooms, edit suites and industrial facilities. Prominent projects include: Digidesign Headquarters, Berklee College of Music, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Studio Center Miami, Klipsch Loudspeakers, Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Apple Computers, Fender Museum, Flashpoint Academy Chicago, and numerous others.
Gavin has also been a featured writer in industry magazines including Mix, Luxury CE, InAVate, Sound & Communications, Technologies for Worship, Performing Songwriter, EQ, among others. He has given training seminars at events around the country focusing on topics such as Acoustics for Houses of Worship, Recording Studio Design, and Acoustical Testing Methods. Gavin is featured in the DVD instructional video by Alan Parsons titled “The Art and Science of Sound Recording” and has been a guest lecturer on acoustics at Purdue University, Indiana University, University of St. Francis and Butler University.
Audio Engineering Society (AES)
Synergetic Audio Concepts (SynAudCon)
Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA)