Virtual Reality Workstations
Located on the second floor of the 150 Mass. Ave. building behind the library, there are 4 VR workstations available for walk-in use. The primary setup is an HTC Vive at room scale, and the other 3 stations are Oculus Rifts for seated VR use and immersive experience developement. Please visit the Learning Center Help Desk or Library Front Desk to check-out one of these stations and be guided in the use of VR.
The lab has 22 computer digital audio workstations in 2 classrooms, where we conduct small-group training classes. The lab is equipped with headphones, keyboard controllers, as well as music and multimedia software applications.
Processor: 3.1GHz Intel Core i7
Memory: 16 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
Akai Pro MPK61
* 61-full size, semi-weighted keys with aftertouch
* 16 MPC pads with pressure and velocity sensitivity
* 8 rotary encoders and 8 faders
* MPC note repeat, MPC swing, and arpeggiator
* Transport controls for use with sequencers and DAWs
* Sustain pedal provided
MOTU Microbook II (available for checkout at the Learning Center help desk)
* Studio-grade sound quality (up to 24-bit/96 kHz)
* 4 input, 6 output, including one 1/4" DI guitar input
* Zero-latency monitoring
* Powered by USB 2.0
* One stereo headphone output, but splitters are available
|OSX 10.13 High Sierra|
|Sequencers||Ableton Live 9.5, Digital Performer 9, Logic Pro X, GarageBand, Reason 10, Pro Tools 12.6|
|Notation||Finale 25.2, Sibelius 8.5.1|
|Software Instruments & Plugins||iZotope, Komplete 11 Ultimate, McDSP|
|Audio Editing & Mastering||Audacity, Iris 2, Ozone 8 Advanced , RX6 Advanced|
|Ear Training & Transcription||Anytune|
|Academic||Apple iWork, Microsoft Office 2016|
|Internet||Chrome, Firefox, Safari|
Core Music Tutoring Rooms
We have 5 core-music tutoring rooms located at the back of the Learning Center. The rooms are equipped with a digital audio workstation, a table and whiteboard. After signing up for Core Music Tutoring, students may check the display outside the tutors rooms for their session location.
The Media Center is located on the first floor of the 150 Mass. Ave. building. This facility is used to host regular Learning Center & Library events.
Located adjacent to the Media Center, the Media Lab has 5 high-end iMac Pros equipped with music and multimedia applications. Additionally, there is a small library of hardware available for use in the media Lab, including synthesizers, UAD interfaces, MIDI controllers, an electric guitar, an electric bass and drum machines.