Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

Recording Studios

For active recording arts majors only
Our recording studios are learning environments for our students.

ARTS Recording Studio

Housed inside of the beautiful Arts & Humanities building Recording Arts students have access to the best of analogue and digital technologies in our studios featuring product lines that run the gamut of industry standards including SSL, Augsburger, Adam, ATC, Neve, Manley, Massenburg, Teletronics, Universal Audio, Logic, Pro Tools and Radar. Students gain transferable knowledge and potential for unlimited creative synergies utilizing an equally comprehensive state-of-the-art microphone collection and the audio/video interconnected Recital Hall as well as additional recording spaces and venues.

Electronic Music Studio

The Recording Arts Electronic Music Studio is an analog and MIDI composition, editing, sound design, and 5.1 mixing suite which houses an array of hardware and software from Apple, Avid, Korg, Kurzweil, Native Instruments, ROLI, Waves, and more. Built for our diverse projects in music and media the Electronic Music Studio is used by all Recording Arts students.

Raymond Barker Recording Studio

Raymond Barker Studio Control Room

Named for the founder of the Recording Arts program at Chico State the Barker studio is equipped with some of the finest recording equipment available. The centerpiece of the control room is API recording console with ATC, Focal, JBL, and Yamaha monitoring. The live room houses a Steinway piano, Yamaha custom drums, Fender and Vox amps, and one of the best microphone collections in Northern California.