CSB 616, Sound Design Teaching Lab

What happens in this laboratory?

Computer workstations, synthesizers, and other assets in this lab enable students work extensively with audio—creating music and sounds, editing and mixing projects, or writing code for audio-based programs.

When do students use this lab?

Students use this lab when taking the following courses:

  • AME 193/460
  • AME 194/461
  • AME 196
  • AME 197/473
  • AME 240/ECE 478
  • AME 262/ECE 475
  • AME 264/ECE 476

Lab Equipment

Apple computers featuring numerous software titles including:

  • Pro Tools
  • Logic Pro
  • Reaper
  • Nuendo
  • Wwise
  • JUCE
  • Faust
  • Swift
  • Xcode
  • Max
  • Omnisphere
  • Arturia
  • McDSP
  • Universal Audio
  • Valhalla
  • iZotope
  • Rob Papen
  • Waves
  • SynchroArts
  • AudioEase
  • Native Instruments

Keyboards/synthesizers by:

  • Moog
  • Novation
  • Arturia
  • Dave Smith
  • Kurzweil
  • Nord
  • Roland

Speakers: Genelec 8351B/7380AP 5.1 monitoring system

Visual: Large multiscreen projection

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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