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Schwob School of Music

Schwob School of Music

Technology Facilities

The Schwob School of Music offers a variety of technology-oriented spaces for student and faculty work. Our goal is to provide best-in-class equipment and software for student learning, faculty development, teaching, and artistic expression. Each space is pictured below. If you would like to know more about the school's technology program, see a copy of our impressive equipment list, or to schedule a tour, please contact Dr. Matthew McCabe.

The Bill and Marion Feighner Recording Studio, located in room 1901 of the Schwob School of Music, is the central control room for all RiverCenter performance halls and school rehearsal spaces. More than 200 audio lines run into the room from across the building. The studio uses ProTools LE with a Digi003 interface to record all school related concerts. Students in recording technology classes have the opportunity to use all of the studio's equipment, including a Toft ATB24 console, Avalon Tube Compressor, MacPro computer, and a well-appointed microphone stock.

The Digital Media Studio, located in the school's front office, is designed as a teaching and project space. it houses all the school's camera and video equipment, as well as three Intel iMacs, two with ProTools for audio-based projects and one for video production and editing.

Legacy Hall, part of the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, is the school's primary concert space. The hall of choice for all recitals and large ensemble concerts, Legacy Hall also houses the Jordan Organ, a beautiful instrument with 3600 pipes, 57 stops, and 63 ranks. The hall contains a 40- channel Crest X8 console, infrared assistive listening system, and a variety of possibilities for live sound reinforcement.

Studio Theatre at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts is equipped with a 40-channel Crest X8 console, outboard processing gear, and surround sound playback capabilities. In addition to the robust sound system, Studio Theatre is also a fully configurable theatrical space with numerous lighting dimmers, a modular stage, and flexible seating options, as well as an infrared assistive listening system for the hearing impaired. Studio Theatre hosts many student solo recitals as well as the Popular Music Ensemble, Jazz Combos, and Big Band concerts.

The Small Mac Lab, also located in the front office of the Schwob School, has 6 Intel iMacs available for student use. These Macs come loaded with Sibelius, Finale, and Office.

The Keyboard Teaching Lab is located in the Music Library of the Schwob School of Music. Functioning primarily as a classroom, this space has 14 electronic keyboards available for student use. The room also contains six Macs for music-related projects.

The Recording Studio Work Room, next door to the main studio in the school of music, houses the Tech Area's repair bench, a satellite ProTools Machine with a Digi 002 interface connected to the main studio via lightpipe, and the area's CD production equipment, including a disc surface printer, CD duplicator, and laser printer. All of the discs produced by the tech area are made in the Work Room.

All equipment used for technology related projects is owned by Columbus State University or faculty/staff. For specific questions regarding the spaces and equipment discussed above, please contact Dr. Matthew McCabe.