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Class of 1958 Audio Lab (Ormandy Music and Media Center)

The audio lab features digital and analog listening equipment for engagement with Penn's rich collection of sound recordings.

Desk spaces located in the Class of 1958 Audio Lab

Accordion List


  • Cassette player
  • CD player
  • Mac Pro
  • Macbook Pro laptop
  • Reel-to-reel player
  • Turntable

  • Adobe Suite
  • Audacity
  • Final Cut Pro
  • GarageBand
  • iMovie
  • Loaner MacBook (Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Max, Pro Tools)

No food or drink

Location and Accessibility


For Wheelchairs

  • Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance
  • Automatic doors or no doors
  • Clearance to approach table
  • Table with accessible surface height, knee clearance, and leg clearance

Orthopedic Accessibility

  • Chairs have adjustable height


  • Natural and/or non-fluorescent light

Nearby Bathrooms

4 large gender-neutral, accessible bathrooms are located in the 4th floor west elevator lobby. (see floorplan)

Accessible Entrance

Accessible entrance on the ground floor. A brick walk leads from the north side of Levy Park to the accessible door. At the end of the walk are 2 doors. The accessible door is on the right.

Directions to the accessible entrance:   Word   |   PDF