The Director of Conservatory Audio at Oberlin teaches our perennially popular ‘Introduction to Recording Techniques’ course in TIMARA’s control room and recording studio.

Andrew Tripp, Director of Con Audio, in the recording studio standing behind the Disklavier, instructing his class on methods for miking a grand piano.
Andrew Tripp, Director of Con Audio and the instructor for our Introduction to Recording Techniques course.

The control room is outfitted with a Mac Studio M1 Ultra, a hearback system, an Audient ASP8024 board, a stereo pair of Oceanway H4 monitors, and a DynAudio BM5A 5.1 monitoring station.

View of the control room, including the mixing desk, speakers, and a pass-thru view of the recording studio.
The control room with a view of the recording studio.

The control room provides all the tools students need to learn to run their own sessions and to mix and master in Pro Tools.

Students gather around the Audient mixing desk, looking at a Pro Tools session.

It also features a comfy couch!

A gray couch with posters hanging above it.
A favorite spot in the control room to relax between takes.