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Studio A

Studio A is a professional quality recording studio with a control room and recording space. Its equipment includes a wide variety of new and vintage microphones of all types, pre-amps and audio software as well as headphone monitoring and playback. Its primary purpose is for live tracking and editing but is also used for mixing and for instruction. 

Studio A is available for School of Music and School of Theatre faculty, students, and staff who wish to use the space for purposes of teaching or research. As per University policy FN14, the studio is meant for University-related work only, and may not be used for personal gain or outside of instructional requirements.

Students and faculty may be recorded in Studio A if:

  1. They are a current faculty member or student in the School of Music or School of Theater. 
  2. The recording pertains to their scholarly or professional work.

To find out how to book the studio, or train to be a recording engineer in it, click here (requires PSU login).

Click here for the studio rules of use.

The studio is equipped with the following:

Focal CMS 65 monitors


  • Sytek MPX-4
  • Universal Audio 4-710d
  • Golden Age Project Pre-73 MKII
  • Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56
  • Prosonus Digimax D8
  • Avalon UT737


  • Blue Baby Bottle
  • CAD M179
  • CAD Trion 8000
  • EV 635a
  • EV PL6
  • EL RE20
  • EL RE10
  • Golden Age Project R1 MKIII
  • Heil PR 30
  • Heil HM-3C
  • Lawson L47MP
  • MXL 960
  • MXL 4000
  • Rode NT5
  • Shure KSM44
  • Shure KSM141
  • Shure SM57

7-foot Steinway B grand piano

Pro Tools software