Located in the Recital Hall, the recording studio is a professional 24-track digital recording and editing studio with an attached control room for live recording purposes. Equipped to handle small to integrated productions, advanced editing and CD-R burning, it is available for stereo recording, multi-track recording, fully automated mix-down, CD writing or audio/CD-R production and audio post-production for vision.
The teaching studios and classrooms are equipped with a piano and grand pianos, and designed to provide a conducive environment for lecturers to impart their knowledge on teaching, performances, practices, techniques, repertoire, skills, and contemporary music technology.
With over 20 private practice rooms (most equipped with a piano) for student use, the Institute of Music also offers classroom space and pianos during the evening hours for students' practice sessions.
The Institute maintains a number of ensemble rooms for ensemble rehearsals such as those for modern band, chamber music, choir, and orchestra. Through ensembles, students gain vital experience in performing with other musicians.
The Keyboard Lab is equipped with 20 MIDI-compatible electronic keyboards (for use with or without headphones) that are linked to a lecturer's central listening desk and a master digital piano. A fully configured MIDI workstation is also available for class demonstration and project use.
Comprising 10 fully configured Apple iMac workstations, the Music Tech Lab, with its advanced and user-friendly equipment, provides a home-styled, effective yet economical production environment for students to complete projects in MIDI sequencing, arranging, composition and song-writing.
Well-equipped with sound systems, audio/visuals, and recording facilities, the Recital Hall and the Auditorium is well-designed for professional performances and functions, furnished with theatre-style seating for 450 people.