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Music Recording Room 424.6 (Ormandy Music & Media Center)

Spoken Word Recording

Students, faculty, and staff can use this studio to record the spoken word for podcasts, video voice-overs, and interviews. Reserve a time in LibCal.

Music Recording

Students, faculty, and staff may request the space to record small-scale (and not-too-loud) music recording projects. Contact Eric Krewson for more information and to reserve the space for music recording. 

A person sits in front of a keyboard and audio mixing equipment. On the desk there are microphones, and a large computer screen hangs on the wall.

Accordion List


  • Microphones
  • Small diaphragm condenser mics
  • Stands
  • Cabling
  • Headphones
  • Four-channel Audient interface
  • Mic stereo bar

  • Audacity
  • GarageBand
  • iMovie
  • Practica Musica
  • Sibelius

Contact Us

For assistance with hardware and software contact Eric Krewson.

Location and Accessibility


For Wheelchairs

  • Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance
  • Clearance to approach table
  • Table with accessible surface height, knee clearance, and leg clearance


  • Natural and/or non-fluorescent light

Nearby Bathrooms

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

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