Music Technology at the ANU School of Music will prepare you for a successful career in audio engineering, production and post-production, multimedia, audio signal processing, acoustics, music perception, and game audio production. In addition to traditional lecture-style classes, we emphasise hands-on training and individual studio time, and provide facilities reflective of a professional workplace environment. School of Music faculty provide industry-standard best practices in the career fields we teach, so our graduates are prepared for entry-level industry jobs.
The School of Music is home to one of the most technologically advanced recording facilities in Australia. At the heart of our Control Room A is a custom made 48 channel Neve Genesys G96 mixing console, one of the largest custom desks of its kind. Our monitoring is DynAudio throughout with an AIR20 Series 5.1 Surround Sound system installed in our main control room. The Recording Studio is also home to an unparalleled collection of vintage and contemporary microphones including many Neumann, Schoeps and Blue, as well as an enviable range of gold-standard outboard allowing for perfect recordings across all styles and instruments, solo and ensembles.
Our School’s facilities are consolidated with two custom designed and acoustically treated post production and multimedia mix suites, two medium size recording and mixing studios, and a cutting-edge, 21-workstation music technology lab. Music Technology is offered both as a Major and Minor at the Undergraduate level, and Honours, Masters, and Doctoral level programs are also available.
For entry into the Music Technology program, a digital portfolio of two to three scores or recordings of creative work is recommended. Applicants with no prior experience may submit a statement of interest in lieu of a portfolio.