Audio and Music Production

Studying in the Audio and Music Production program at WCSU provides many opportunities to become a well-rounded musician who is proficient in studio techniques.

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Ives Concert Hall


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Ives Concert Hall is a multi use auditorium at Western Connecticut State University. With a capacity of 780, the Department of Music as well as community organizations use Ives Concert Hall for rehearsal space and performances.  Ives Concert Hall is equipped with a state of the art sound system that can accommodate a lecture or a group the size of the Tito Puente All Stars.  A reception room (WH 127) is available to provide small receptions in conjunction with events held in Ives. For more information regarding Ives Concert Hall, please contact Laura Piechota at

Stage Accessories


  • 4 Wenger Versalite non skid 4’ x 6’ deck.  8”, 16”  height.

Acoustic Shell

  • Wenger Full Stage Custom Acoustical Shell.
  • Wenger Travelmaster Acoustical Shell with up to seven base panels and 6 filler panels.


  • 60 Wenger padded musician chairs
  • 45 Wenger student posture chairs
  • 50 Folding chairs

Music Stands

  • 120 Music stands


  • Baldwin 9’ Grand
  • Bosendorfer  9’ grand ( additional cost)
  • Steinway 9’ grand
  • Upright and / or baby grand available upon request

Sound System

  • Allen & Heath   GL 3300 24X8 Mixing Console
  • Ashly   GQX-3102
  • Ashly   GQX-3101
  • Ashly   GQX-1502
  • dbx   166XL Compressor Limiter/Gate  (3)
  • dbx   1066 Compressor Limiter/Gate
  • Denon   DN-770R Stereo Cassette Deck
  • Drawmer   MX40 Punch Gate
  • HHB   CDR-850 CD-R
  • Panasonic   SV-3800 DAT Recorder
  • QSC   CX Series Amplifiers
  • Yamaha   REV500 Digital Reverberator   (2)
  • Yamaha   SPX990 Multi-effect Processor


  • AKG
    • C 535 EB (2)
    • C 3000 B (2)
    • C SE 300 B (4)
  • Shure
    • SM 57 (6)
    • SM 58 (2)

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