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Music Technology Lab

The Music Department has music technology resources available to support the academic and creative activities of students and faculty. 

The Music Technology Lab has 15 student music workstations. Each station includes the following:

  • Apple iMac (Retina display 3.6GHz Intel Core i9 processor with 16Gb of RAM)
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 interface
  • Ableton Push MIDI controller
  • Nektar Impact GX49 MIDI keyboard
  • Nektar Sustain Pedal
  • Shure SM58 or SM57 microphone
  • Audio-Technica ATH-M20x headphones 

The Music Technology Lab computers have a variety of software installed on them, including Ableton Live, Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, OcenAudio, EastWest Gold sample library, and Finale. 

Recording Facilities 

The recording studio consists of three different rooms; a control room, a live room, and an isolation room. Audio and video connections join the three rooms to each other and additional audio and video lines connect to our concert hall. The studio also supports Dante audio networking in Booker Hall of music and other venues and live streaming of department events.

The Control Room contains:

  • Mac Pro
  • DigiCo S21 mixing console
  • DigiCo D-Rack
  • Hear Technologies Octo headphone unit
  • Rane headphone amp
  • Mackie Big Knob
  • Genelec studio monitors
  • CD duplicator
  • CD printer 

The Live Room contains:

  • Apple iMac
  • Focusrite Rednet A8R
  • Focusrite Rednet 16R
  • Focusrite Red 8Pre
  • Toft ATB24 mixing console
  • Mackie Big Knob
  • Rane headphone amp
  • Yamaha Rydeen drumkit
  • Yamaha upright piano
  • Mackie HR824 MK2 studio monitors
  • 65” TV monitor 

The Isolation Room contains:

  • Apple Mac Pro w/ dual monitorrs
  • Focusrite Red 8Pre
  • Ableton Push2
  • Mackie Big Knob
  • AxiomPro 61 MIDI keyboard
  • Fatar Studio900 MIDI keyboard
  • Rane headphone amp
  • Mackie HR824 MK2 Studio Monitors 

The Microphone selection in the studio suite includes:

  • AKG(C414 XLS, Drumset Concert I Kit)
  • Neumann(KM-184)
  • Shure(SM7B, SM81, SM57, SM58)
  • Audio-Technica(AT-4050)
  • Electro-Voice(RE-20)
  • Rode(NT5), and Cascade(Fathead II-SP) 

For access, please contact Prof. Broening.

Lab Hours

Students currently or previously enrolled in music technology or music theory classes, and current Music majors/minors may use their OneCard to swipe into the lab between 6 am and midnight. Students not currently enrolled in music courses who wish to use the lab or studios should contact Prof. Broening.