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Department of Music

The Department of Music is a constituent of the School of Arts and Humanities. It is located in the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center, one of the newest buildings on campus. This new building comprises standard classrooms, faculty offices, and a recording studio. Lab facilities,a music resource center and practice rooms are available to students. A beautifully designed auditorium and amphitheater complete the Fine Arts Center. The auditorium seats approximately one thousand persons.

Music Theory Lab
The Music Theory Lab features ten Macintosh G4 workstations with 17" flat-panel displays, each MIDI-connected to Roland 3000s pianos, and networked to a Macintosh G4 server which is connected to an HP laser printer. The Lab features Max OS X and software packages designed to assist in Theory, Aural Skills and Music Engineering courses. These include Finale' 2003, Essentials of Music Theory, Microsoft Office X, and QuickTime 6.5 and many others.

Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium
Campus-based Music Department performances occur in Robinson Auditorium. Robinson Auditorium is named after Floyd L. Robinson, former Chair of the Music Department. The 1000 seat venue has a medium size public address (PA) system that features 24 channels of input, two monitor mixes, Crown amplifiers and JBL speakers and monitors. In addition, the auditorium boasts an impressive Strand Lighting system.

Recording Studio
A State-of-the-art Recording studio based around Pro Tools HD and an SSL Matrix console that presents the best of both digital and analog. Along with having a great plug-in collection for mixing in-the-box the studio also features nice preamps, hardware compressors and EQ's, 2 analog tape machines, and an outstanding microphone collection including Neumann, Audio Technica, Shure, and AKG. Monitors include large far field Urei's and near field Mackie HR824's for accurate tracking and mixing.