ASU Music Facilities
Rehearsal halls, smart classrooms, faculty offices, practice rooms, a recording studio and a computer lab are housed in the Music Building. Some faculty offices and courses are held in Leon Auditorium. Performances are typically held in Leon Auditorium or Richardson Hall Auditorium.
Music Computer Lab
The main music technology lab consists of twelve MIDI-equipped computer stations with new iMac computers and MIDI controller keyboards. Software for these workstations include Finale 2012, Garageband, Audacity, MacGamut, and iLife applications such as iMovie and iDVD. The lab also contains the music department’s CD and video holdings in addition to archives of student and faculty recital recordings.
The Recording Studio includes state of the art technology for audio and
MIDI recording. There are three Mac workstations including iMacs and a Mac
Pro, Kurzweil K2500XS keyboards, a Yamaha O2R digital mixer, and the
Native Instruments Komplete 8 sound library which is an extensive
collection of over 11,000 sounds. The computers are equipped with the
powerful recording software Cubase 6 and the video editing software Final
Cut Pro. The music department also has many top quality microphones by
manufactures such as Neumann and AKG.
Leon Recital Hall serves as the main recital facility for Adams State University. This hall, which seats 180 people features a Steinway concert grand piano and a Bosendorfer grand piano, a 21-rank pipe organ, and a two-manual harpsichord. Events that occur regularly in Leon Auditorium include faculty recitals, guest recitals, and student recitals.
Richardson Hall Auditorium
Large ensemble concerts typically take place in Richardson Hall Auditorium. This Auditorium seats 520 people. Some of the events that regularly occur inRichardson Hall include a formal concert series for ensembles and guest artist performances.