The CDIA Audio Production Department offers a wide range of facilities that provide students with the broad base of knowledge required for a career in the professional audio world. The facilities include two recording studios, two edit suites/mix studios, and three Macintosh-based student labs.
Studio D is a full-scale recording studio with 5.1 surround-sound capabilities, a large live room, and three isolation rooms. Designed by the world-renowned Walters-Storyk Design Group, the studio is equipped with an Audient 8024 console and provides students with the opportunity to learn in an environment that parallels professional recording studios. Studio F is another full-size recording studio; it is equipped with the Yamaha DM2000, a digital console that provides a valuable contrast to the analog Audient.
A vast array of audio equipment and software is available in all studios and labs including industry-standard microphones and various pieces of outboard gear. Software includes Avid Pro Tools, Apple Logic, Propellerhead Reason, and Ableton Live. Along with talented faculty and staff, exposure to such a diverse variety of audio tools will provide students with the experience needed to succeed in the audio industry.