Facilities

Facilities

We work in two fully equipped, single-user studios in the Musical Arts Center, part of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. We hold classes and private lessons in Studio A and small group sessions in Studio B, but the rest of the time is available for use by students enrolled in CECM studio courses.

CECM Studios

Studio A

Students in the advanced CECM studio courses work in this studio, which features a high-quality 8-channel monitoring environment.

Hardware

  • Apple iMac 27" Retina 5K (i9, 40GB RAM, 2TB SSD)
  • MOTU 1248 audio interface
  • Yamaha 01V96 digital mixer
  • 8 Genelec 8341 SAM monitors
  • 1 Genelec 7360 SAM subwoofer
  • Kurzweil PC88mx keyboard controller
  • Kurzweil K2600R sampler
  • Various controllers (DrumKAT, SoftStep, GameTrak, etc.)

Software

  • MOTU Digital Performer 10
  • Apple Logic Pro X
  • Ableton Live 10
  • Cycling '74 Max 8
  • Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate 12
  • GRM Tools Complete II
  • OctoGris, SpatGris
  • RTcmix
  • Supercollider
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (complete)

Studio B

Students in the introductory CECM studio courses work in this studio.

Hardware

  • Apple iMac 27" Retina 5K (i9, 40GB RAM, 2TB SSD)
  • MOTU Traveler audio interface
  • Mackie 1604 VLZ3 analog mixer
  • 5 Mackie HR824 monitors
  • 1 Tannoy PS 110-B subwoofer
  • Kurzweil PC88mx keyboard controller
  • Emu modular voltage-controlled synthesizer
  • Synket modular synthesizer (silent museum piece)

Software

  • MOTU Digital Performer 10
  • Apple Logic Pro X
  • Cycling '74 Max 8
  • Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate 12
  • GRM Tools Classic 3, Spectral Transform 3
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (complete)

Concerts and Recording

We maintain an inventory of equipment used for gathering sound materials and presenting concerts.

Live Sound Equipment

Our live sound rig allows us to give a variety of concerts, from larger venues, such as Auer Hall, to more intimate spaces. Our equipment facilitates fixed media and live electronics setups.

  • MacBook Pro 15" laptop
  • MOTU 1248 audio interface
  • Midas M32R digital mixer and DL32 snake
  • 2 Meyer Sound UPA-1P monitors
  • 8 Meyer Sound UPM-1P monitors
  • 2 Mackie SWA1501 subwoofers
  • 4 Mackie SRM350 stage monitors
  • 2 Mackie SRM150 compact stage monitors
  • 4 MOTU Ultralite mk3 audio interfaces
  • 6 Electrotap (now Isobel Audio) passive hemispherical speakers, with Carvin DCM200L amplifiers
  • Large, portable back-projected video screen and HD projector

Microphones & Portable Recorders

Students in CECM studio courses can use our microphones in the studios and can check out some of this equipment, as well as some of the live sound equipment, for use outside of the studios.

  • 2 AKG C414 XLS mics
  • 2 AKG C414 B-ULS mics
  • 2 AKG P420 mics
  • 1 Rode NT4 stereo mic
  • 2 Rode NT5 mics
  • 4 Audio Technica ATM350 clip-on mics
  • 3 Sony PCM-D50 portable flash recorders