Aesthetic Audio Systems, Inc. is a combined venture of three internationally known experts in their respective fields.
Annette Ridenour, Principal, Marketing
Annette is president and founder of Aesthetics Inc., a multidisciplinary design firm that has designed multi-sensory healing environments for healthcare institutions for over 25 years. Nationally recognized for her leadership in the field, she is a sought after lecturer on the effects of the arts in healthcare. Annette is president emeritus of the Society for Arts in Healthcare, an advisory council member of the National Symposium on Health Care Design, a past advisor to the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, and a curator of art and healing projects. Annette is a member of the Planetree Visionary Design Network. She and Blair Sadler have co-authored the book, Transforming the Healthcare Experience through the Arts.
David M. Corbin, Principal, Operations
President of The Performance Technology Group, David is an author, healthcare trainer and lecturer on how to create and maintain brand impressions for corporations. He has advised healthcare institutions on how to develop customer service programs that reinforce branding and exceed customer expectations by supporting the human interaction between healthcare workers and their customers, to their mutual benefit. David’s book, Psyched on Service, is used in the curricula of several medical schools. His recent book, Illuminate (Wylie) reached #2 Amazon Best Seller. David’s latest book, PREVENTING BRANDSLAUGHTER, expounds his belief that ‘we are either in ‘integrity’ with our brand or we are committing BrandSlaughter….and nothing is neutral’.
Don G. Campbell, Principal, Musical and Acoustic Services
Don is a well known composer, author of 17 books including The Mozart Effect®and The Mozart Effect for Children, and an international lecturer on the healthy properties of sound and music. Don has advised schools, teachers and corporations for years on the importance of creating the proper aural environment for healing and learning. He brings his 35 years of experience to the selection of appropriate music for each public space based on the needs of patients, visitors and staff.