Electronic Music Labs
Electronic music labs are housed in Gibson Hall and Studzinski Hall, where students can do recording, audio production, interactive media, sound design, and multi-channel mixing as part of the Electronic Music or Audio Recording Techniques courses, or for independent studies.
Studzinski Recital Hall is outfitted with an up-to-date digital audio workstation. This professional workstation is used in recording and mixing labs by students enrolled in Bowdoin's Audio Recording Techniques course.
- Avid Pro Tools HD and Logic Pro X software
- 24 channels of Focusrite inputs
- A range of microphones
Gibson Hall houses a research and project studio for electro-acoustic music.
The lab supports courses in electronic music, computer composition, and interactive media; the space is also available for independent projects to students who have completed one of these courses. Some past student projects include: composing a soundtrack for an independent video; producing a CD of original pop songs; developing melody recognition algorithms using hidden Markov models; writing a work for electronic sound with orchestra; and producing a documentary webcast for public radio. This is the ideal work-space for research and creative experiments in music technology.
- An eight-channel audio interface
- Four monitors
- Four channel microphone pre-amp
- A 16x4x2 mixing console
- An ARP 2600 synthesizer
- A number of professional microphones
- Arduino microprocessors
- Wii remotes
- Kinect camera
- Leap Motion controller
- Various MIDI controllers