Some big names in the video game industry are in St. Cloud this week for the fourth-annual Kyma International Sound Symposium. This is the the first time the sound festival has been held in the United States.

Senior sound designer, Michael Johnson who has worked on video games such as "God of War II and III," "StarCraft II," and "World of Warcraft Cataclysm," will be one of the key speakers.

Also scheduled to present, Greg Hunter who is most well-known for contributing to the "Matrix Reloaded."

KISS is a four-day event where students have the rare opportunity to learn from many audio professionals in technical sessions.

Each day guests will attend lectures and demonstrations by some of the top audio professionals in the world.

St. Cloud State music professor Scott Miller says, Each day students have a series of demonstrations followed by workshops where they can get to work with the audio experts and ask questions.

KISS is putting on video and sound concerts throughout the weekend that are free and open to the public.