Gavett 304 & 305, Audio Studio

What happens in this laboratory?

Students record, mix, master, and produce world-class recordings using the tools provided to them in this studio. There is a steep learning curve in order to use all of the equipment, but students who put in the time and effort to do this have made some incredible recordings!

When do students use this lab?

Students use this lab when taking AME 191, AME 192, and AME 227.

Lab Equipment


  • 32-Channel API 1608-II


  • 2022 MacBook Pro with Pro Tools
  • Logic Pro
  • McDSP
  • FabFilter
  • Soundtoys
  • Waves
  • iZotope
  • Other plugins

Outboard hardware:

  • AD/DA Interface-Lynx Aurora(n)
  • Mic Preamps-Millennia HV-3D, Grace M501, Neve 4081, Manley VoxBox
  • Compression-UA 1176, UA LA2A, Shaow Hills Dual Vandergraph, API 529, Chandler TG-Opto, Lindell 77X-500, Emperical Labs Distressor EL-8, Pendulum OCL-2, SSL G-Comp,
  • Equalization-Pultec EQP-500, Orban 622B, API 550A, API 560
  • Reverb-Lexicon PCM92, Lexicon PCM81
  • Effects-Meris Ottobit, Eventide DDL-500, Elysia Karacter, Radial XTC, Radial X-AMP, Radial PHAZEQ
  • Reel to Reel-Mara Machines JH-110, TEAC 3340


  • TC Electronic Clarity-M
  • Headphone System: Behringer Powerplay

Audio monitors:

  • Genelec 1038B
  • Focal Trio6 Be
  • Yamaha NS-10M


  • AEA R84
  • AKG C414 XL II
  • AKG C430
  • AKG D112
  • Audio-Technica AT5045
  • Audix D4
  • Coles 4038
  • Crown PZM 30D
  • Earthworks Piano Mic
  • Electro-Voice RE20
  • Electro-Voice Drum mic kit
  • Lauten Audio LA120
  • Neumann KM-184
  • Neumann U 87 Ai
  • Neumann TLM103
  • Neumann M149
  • Microtech Gefell M990
  • Royer R-101
  • Sennheiser MD421
  • Shure SM58
  • Shure SM57
  • Shure Beta 52
  • Shure SM-78
  • Telefunken AK47 MkII

Audio and Music Engineering Program

The Audio and Music Engineering (AME) Program combines studies in engineering and applied sciences with music and audio production to give students a technically detailed, design-based education in the field of audio, music and sonic engineering.

The University of Rochester’s AME program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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