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College of Fine Arts, School of Music

Music Technology Area: Facilities > Computer Studio

Computer Studio

The Computer Music Suite is located on the second floor of the Catlett Music Center (room 202) and is available to students enrolled in advanced Music Technology courses. Students in these classes have unlimited access to the studio through a swipe card authorization system. The studio consists of a suit of rooms with a control room (Computer Music Studio), two isolation rooms and an amplifier/patch room that allows connections to all major performing spaces in the building. The following is a non-comprehensive list of equipment used in the control room.

 

Hardware

Software

Mac Pro 8-Core MaxMSPJitter
Universal Audio Apollo DUO Pro Tools HD
Mackie Onyx 2480 mixing board Peak Pro
Mackie Control Universal Pro Reaper
8 x Mackie HR 824 powered speakers Waves Gold
Mackie HRS 120 subwoofer GRM Tools (Classic, ST, and Evolution)
Kurzweil K2500X Sampler Tons of plug-ins (Oxford, Universal Audio, etc)
Yamaha EX5 Synthesizer  
trapKAT MIDI controller  
Sizable collection of mics (Neuman, AKG, Rode, Shure, Beyerdynamic, Audiotechnica, etc)  
Collection of iCubeX motion sensors  
Universal Audio 4-710d Preamplifier  
Eventide H8000FW Harmonizer  
Oppo DVD player  

 

In addition to serving as a teaching and production facility for Music Technology and Music Composition students, the studio has produced several CDs including In Concert! featuring the OU School of Music student ensembles, such as the OU Symphony Orchestra, the Wind Symphony Orchestra, the New Century Ensemble, and the Jazz Ensemble, all recorded, edited and mastered by students enrolled in Recording Techniques. Previous recording projects include Ned Rorem's Song Cycle Ariel with Armand Ambrosini, clarinet; Edward Gates, piano; and Jennie Olson, soprano, available from Kendall/Hunt; Bavarian Horn with Eldon Matlick, horn; Howard Lubin, piano; and Salvatore Champagne, tenor, available on the Mark Masters Series of Mark Custom Recording; as well as on nine companion CDs for the Hal Leonard Corporation.