North Airport Road
John Moses – elder, Mike
Carithers – construction supervisor
with PJ Hoerr, Dan Fulkerson --
staff technical director
Architectural Research and Design
added IMag system to worship center.
- two new rooms for youth ministry sound reinforcement, video production and acoustic
(spring) -sound and video systems in the children's ministry areas. (fall) -
new acoustic treatments were applied to two existing spaces.
- enlarged and updated the speaker system and video projection systems for
enlarged worship center.
- engineered and designed new audio and video systems for JR high worship room.
- engineered 12 zone speaker layout for enlarged atrium commons spaces.
Ron Stowell - music director,
Leon Weece - preaching minister
Goodman Architectural Services
This was a new facility converting a former Walmart into a church house
with media projects in four different rooms.
Auditorium: sound reinforcement, video
projection, and acoustics for the new 850 seat auditorium that will expand to
1350 seats in the future. It can also expand with a 400 seat balcony when the
need arises. Chapel: sound reinforcement for this 200 seat room.
Fellowship Hall: sound reinforcement for this 600 seat room.
Teen Center: portable sound system.
The congregation decided not to complete any of the acoustic treatment
plans. These systems were built by
Jordan Audio at the request of the leaders in the congregation.
auditorium project also included interfacing the congregation's existing Allen
organ with the new sound system. All
the organist's are very happy. We
were told it is the first time in 23 years they have been able to hear
themselves play without overpowering the congregation.
2010, the house and stage lighting systems were upgraded to include 30 2400 watt
dimmers and a DMX control system.
Byers Avenue United Methodist Church
Joplin, Missouri 64801
Project: This well
established congregation needed to update a system that had been neglected for a
number of years. The 300 seat auditorium, built in the 20's presented
several challenges. Jordan Audio engineered and designed the system and an
acoustic treatment plan and guided volunteers in the congregation with the
In the spring Jordan Audio
assisted the congregation with the upgrade of the system in their fellowship
hall/gymnasium. Travis, the churches soundman, is very happy with all the
S. Stanley Rd.
Don Orr Church Administrator
Akers and Associates Crawfordsville, Indiana (Phase
Weger + Associates Architects Champaign,
Illinois (Phase Two)
- Phase One of a new campus.
Includes an oversized gym-a-torium with a permanent stage and temporary
seating for 850. Jordan Audio
completed the sound reinforcement system engineering and design working closely
with the congregation's music minister and a very tight budget. The system was built by a regional sound
contractor. Jordan Audio inspected and calibrated the system, then assisted the
music minister with the necessary training.
- Phase Two - Four
systems have been completed including a
teen worship room with sound, video and lighting, a children’s
theater, a children's playground, and
a large commons area with both video and audio.
- redesigned the gym-a-torium system to better accommodate the new musical style
of the congregation.
N. Main Street
Mitch Piercy – campus engineer, David
McMillian – business administrator
This 2000 seat project included the engineering, design and supervision
for construction of the core of a sound reinforcement system in the multi
purpose building in 1991. The
budget was very limited, but high quality was maintained.
When additional funds became available in 2001, the system was reworked,
expanded, updated and finished. Additional
modifications were completed in the summer of 2006. The
work was completed by Jordan Audio supervising campus personal and a couple of
alumni working as volunteers.
Conference on Missions
E. County Rd. 1000 S.
Clayton, IN 46118
David Empson – convention director
Since 1997 Jordan Audio has been retained as the Technical Director for
the annual convention. The meeting has grown from an average attendance of
3000 in 1997 to more than 8500 in Indianapolis
in 2006. The Tech Directors responsibilities include stage layout, arranging for sound, lighting,
video projection, Image
magnification, web casting and stage direction for a different facility each year.
The scope of work also includes coordinating with stage hands,
riggers, electricians and
assembling the volunteers who aid in running the systems.
All About Us
Jordan is a detail-oriented Audio
Engineer with a keen eye on the ‘Big Picture’ who has worked with sound,
lighting, staging and projection
since 1978. His
talent and passion turned into a full time career in 1988 with the founding of Jordan's Stormy Banks Productions.
training includes courses at Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL and Audio Design and Calibration courses with
Synergetic Audio Concepts (SynAudCon) in Greenville, IN. He also worked more
than three years as Senior Design Engineer for a regional sound contractor in
Indiana before stepping out on his own and founding Jordan Audio
also serves at the Technical Director for the International Conference on
Missions (ICOM); a
gathering of Christians from around the world to promote global evangelism. The
2012 convention will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana. November 15-18.
its beginning in Kokomo, Indiana, to its current operation based in
Joplin, Missouri, Jordan Audio Consultants has been raising the bar for
performance-oriented sound, video and lighting systems found in churches across
the Midwest. Started in 1992, Jordan Audio Consultants was formed to assist
churches with their growing media system needs, as well as optimizing their
current systems. Offering Design and Consultation Services without the
influence of selling the equipment has proven advantageous to the numerous
church leaders, contractors and architects that Jordan Audio has worked together
with. Now is our 21st year, we commitment to high quality projects has not
great media system is based upon quality parts and assembled with an attention to
details. "It's not just about the gear, it's about the systems."
Keeping the 'Big Picture' is focus while considering the room acoustics,
electrical needs, aesthetic concerns, safety issues, operators' experience, and budgets are all
important to any system. Through experience, asking the right questions,
testing and specifying equipment that meets a high standard of performance, aids
in keeping every system performing at its best for many years.
audio systems focus on the intelligibility of the spoken word, the emotion
of music, and the intimacy of dramatic presentations.
video systems blend ease of use with stable and reliable performance and bold
viewing from any seat.
January of 2010 Jordan Audio Consultants is a division of Jordan Media Enterprises
LLC. Nothing about Jordan Audio has changed except for the bookkeeping and
Audio has worked on several church projects of various sizes and styles with
numerous congregations. On
some of these projects, we worked directly with the church while on other
projects where we were hired by the architect or the general contractor.
Contact information for several of these professionals is listed below.
S. Quarter Lane
Brennforder - owner
Weger – Architect
Moses – operations manager
Research and Design (AR&D)
State Street, Suite C
Fisher -- chief architect
needs to be ...Intelligible.
The Music needs
to be ...Emotional.
The Drama needs
to be ...Intimate.