New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has announced a ground-breaking new addition, Broadcast Newsroom reports: The James L. Dolan Recording/Teaching complex at the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions is one of the most technically advanced audio teaching facilities in the United States.

Created to provide students with an exemplary learning environment, the $6.5 million, 7500 sq. ft. compound is devoted to contemporary music technology. “The scale and depth of the technological and acoustical capacity of this facility is unparalleled,” said Robert Rowe, vice-chair and director of music composition.

The complex is distinguished by a 25-seat classroom that features a fully automated 48 channel SSL Duality Console, Lipinski L707 and L150 sub speakers, and the first Dangerous Music 10.2 surround installation in New York City. A unique Research Lab dedicated to 3D Audio experimentation is equipped with an innovative, reconfigurable grid outfitted with sixteen Genelec speakers, two Genelec subs, and multi-channel micing, tracking, and playback options.

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