Earmark Hearing Conservation

Frank Wartinger, Au.D. founded Earmark Hearing Conservation with the mission to improve the hearing health of musicians in the greater Philadelphia area.

Earmark offers hearing conservation consultation, custom hearing protection options, and in-ear monitors. Serving musicians and music lovers, Earmark aims to provide customized solutions for listening, monitoring and performance needs for years to come.

Frank Wartinger, 2016 Photo by John Kim

Frank Wartinger, Au.D.

Dr. Frank Wartinger is an audiologist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. There he coordinates the Healthy Hearing Community Education Program, a community service initiative focused on hearing loss and hearing conservation awareness with children and young adults in the Philadelphia area.

Frank serves as the Director of Communications of the NHCA (National Hearing Conservation Association), and is also an active member of the NHCA Music Induced Hearing Disorders Task Force. Frank is Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

Prior to obtaining his graduate degree in Audiology from Salus University, Frank studied at Purchase Conservatory of Music in the Studio Production Program and earned his Bachelor of Music degree. He is an active composer, producer, recordist, mixing engineer, and multi-instrumentalist. With over 200 records produced to date, his music has been featured on NPR's All Songs Considered and film score credits with PBS, SevenBar Foundation, Studio Rever, and the American Film Institute. Along with songwriter and producer Scott Hallam, he is co-founder of Audiodowsing, a full service music production company. 

Drawing on his extensive experience on both sides of the glass - behind the mixing board and behind the microphone - Frank brings real-world solutions to each client's hearing and monitoring situation.



Dr. Frank Wartinger is a Gold Circle Audiologist in the Sensaphonics audiologist network. The audiologists with the Sensaphonics Gold Circle Audiologists have been personally trained by Sensaphonics president Michael Santucci, Au.D., in meeting the needs of music industry clients, and have extensive personal experience working with musicians and sound engineers.