Sound engineering services and Sound Engineers in Kenya

You might be wondering what sound engineering is, well it is a very wide field that involves all areas in sound production that include live sound, music production, and recording, sound mixing and mastering, digital audio editing sound design, field recording and live concert recording. Sound engineering is one of those jobs for people interested in both arts and technology because it requires a lot of technical expertise and creativity. So, if you have passion and enjoy messing around with electronics, becoming a sound engineer may be a perfect career for you. However, if you are a performer or a musician look for sound engineering companies like Janeson Company that will help you achieve your artistic intent.


What Our Sound Engineers Do

To begin with, you need to know that a sound engineer is a professional who works their magic behind the music scenes. Have you ever been to a concert and were impressed by the quality of music, that was a talented sound engineer controlling that sound. However, sound engineers don’t work strictly in music as some end up designing and controlling the sound at conferences. Our sound engineers work perform the following roles;

  • Systems Engineers; They provide services in setting up complex PA systems, amps, and speakers for bands.
  • Studio sound engineers; provide high-quality recordings of music, sound effects, and speech in the studio.
  • Monitor sound engineers; Their work is to take care of the sound a band hears on their monitors on stage, like turning down the sound of a piano or a guitar.
  • Recording engineers; These are the tune setters of an album. They set levels and sound manipulation to assist musicians and vocalists. These engineers provide clarity of sound and add quality to it.
  • Research and development engineers; invent new technologies, techniques, and equipment to enhance the process of sound engineering.
  • Wireless microphone engineers; During theater production, corporate events, and other major events, they are responsible for wireless microphones.
  • Audio game engineers; They handle the sound for video and game development.


The above categories show that sound engineers can come from a variety of backgrounds and educational experiences. These sound engineers can work as broadcast engineers, sound editor, and mixer, sound effect editor, music editor, dialogue editor, location sound engineer, etc. They are responsible for the success of a project as they design and manage the sound levels and output and physical sound equipment maintenance throughout the event.

The other major services Janeson sound engineers offer include;

  • Editing; Our sound engineers intervene in your recorded performances to edit them by selecting the best pieces and putting them together into a single performance.
  • Mixing; Our sound engineers are always there to help during the mixing stage and when for example if the piano fails to go in line with other instruments, they fix that.
  • Mastering; As the last stage in post-production and it usually involves all the technical work that needs to be done for the recording release and distribution. Most recordings consist of multiple performances, songs and this is where mastering the recording brings consistency and quality levels. Mastering a recording is also a stage where the sound engineer technically creates the recording to be reproduced and downloaded depending on how the client intends to distribute the recording.
  • They operate control panels to mix, record music, and sound effects.
  • Monitor signals and operate transmitters, volume, and sound quality of television broadcasts.
  • Match sounds and dialogue with action on movie productions
  •  Sound engineers convert video and audio records to desired formats for editing.
  • Properly setting up equipment such as speakers, microphones, projectors, for live performances.

As we have seen, a sound engineer is not only involved in the recordings but also in live performances, whether a public speech or performances, managing the output levels, equipment maintenance and setup also ensuring the highest quality of sound of the reaching audience. To achieve effective results, our sound engineers have top-notch computers and mechanical skills and like every other technology, they are constantly evolving and improving, so we keep on familiarizing ourselves with the latest technologies and trends to provide you with great services.

Pros and cons of sound engineering


  • Have opportunities to work in various industries like TV, radio, etc.
  • Is a learning process since new technology and skills keep evolving.


  • Competitive field
  • It’s difficult to rise above the ladder without proper training and technical skills
  • Tight deadlines to submit assignments
  • Long working hours making you overwhelmed

You might be asking about the salary of sound engineers in Kenya, well, salaries typically depend on experience and demand. Engineers with experience working in more populated fields where the demand for their services is high, get paid quite well.


Scope of Sound Engineering in Kenya

The sound industry in Kenya is thriving and continues to generate more opportunities for qualified professionals across a wide range of categories. However, several places that have opened opportunities for sound engineers countrywide and our sound engineers have worked in sectors including; Film and Radio, Television, Music Recording Studios, Event Management Firms, Gaming Companies, Music Production Concerts, Audio for digital application developers, Advertisement, Audio for digital web, etc. If you want these services and more reach out to us on +2547144445045 and start making a difference.

Skills of Sound Engineers

To perform effectively, sound engineers should possess essential skills so that they can be able to render efficient services. Our sound engineers come in handy with the following skills that make them preferred in most industries in Kenya.

  • Familiarity with the newest technology and digital media
  • Ability to handle complex concepts quickly
  • Sound technical know-how
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Solid foundation in technical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to constant technological changes
  • Good music taste 
  • Critical thinking; They come up with alternative solutions to provide the best results.
  • Manual Dexterity; In an event setup, they set up equipment, connect wires, making them ready before the event.
  • Efficiency keepers; They continuously monitor volume levels and sound quality.


For quality sound engineer services that will deliver according to your requirement, contact Janeson Company and start scaling higher in your business and career. Remember, the main aim of any step you take is to come up with an interesting angle to achieve greatness.