Located on the banks of the River Lee, the CIT Cork School of Music provides a bespoke facility in a unique city centre setting. The 12,000 sq.m. ‘state of the art’ school accommodates 52 music studios; a 385 seat rehearsal hall; a 120 seat theatre space; music library; recording and dance studios; offices; classrooms and lecture theatres. The building is fully wheelchair-accessible with a café and nearby parking facilities.
The 385-seat Curtis Auditorium, with adjustable acoustics (ceiling and walls), adjustabple stage size, 2 Steinway D model grand pianos, and both live and studio recording capabilties
Recording Suite (Control Room)
The Control Room has an Audient 8024 HE desk, Radar recording system, preamps by API, UA, SSL, and Mackie. There is a 32-channel digital link to the Auditorium and Theatre.
Recording Suite (Live Room)
The Recording Suite consists of the Live Room, Control Room, Edit Room, and Electronic Music Centre.
52 Teaching Studios
One of the 52 teaching studios in the building. Most of the rooms contain a Steinway Model B grand piano and several have two. All studios have computers and recording facilities.
Work Stations in the 3 Labs include:
- Tascam Audio Interfaces (2x2, 4x4, 16x08, 20x20)
- Edirol Midi keyboard controller )
- Fantom X8
- Genelec Surround Speakers
- A large variety of electronic instruments and modules (EMC)
Software Applications include but not limited to:
- Pro Tools
- Ableton Live Suite
- Cabbage CSound
- FMOD Studio
- Sibelius 7
- Adobe Creative Suite