UMBC Recording Studios
The UMBC Recording Studios underwent comprehensive renovations. The facilities consist of two tracking rooms and three control rooms. A separate control room is used for concert recording.
A ProTools HD2-accel system with 5.1 surround Genelec and Event stereo monitoring. A Digidesign Control24 console is installed and a wide variety of plugins are available including Waves TDM Diamond and 360 Surround, Altiverb 5, Sony Oxford EQ and Massenburg DesignWorks EQ.
A ProTools HD2 system with Event surround monitoring. A Yamaha O2R console is installed and a wide variety of plugins are also available including Waves TDM Diamond and 360 Surround, Sony Oxford EQ and Massenburg DesignWorks EQ.
A ProTools Digi002 console with an external Focusrite preamp for introductory level recording activity. Waves plugins are installed and Reason is also available for students interested in using virtual instruments.
Tracking Room 508
A new 5.1 listening facility, kindly donated by Polk Audio, is installed in Tracking Room 508 for SACD/DVD listening sessions.
Tracking Room 504
This tracking room is connected to our three control rooms.
Recital Hall Control Room
The Recital Hall Control Room is equipped with a True Systems Precision 8 Preamp and a Digi002 console. It is used to record all concert events taking place in the Music Department.
The studios have a comprehensive selection of microphones available for recording from manufacturers such as AKG, Audio Technica, Audix, Beyerdynamic, Blue, Cole, Earthworks, Groovetube, Neumann, Rodes, Sennheiser and Shure.