The Institute of Sonology has a number of studios at its disposal, and also an electronics workshop and a lecture hall. Most lessons take place in the studios, and the students also work there independently on their assignments and projects.

 

Computer studio 1: a studio with 6 Apple workstations with software for sound synthesis, algorithmic composition and computer programming. The studio has a 4-channel sound reproduction system.

Particulars: Symbolic Sound Capybara and Pacarana sound computation engines with Kym software.

Manager: Bjarni Gunnarsson

 

Computer studio 2: a small digital production studio with a 5.1 sound reproduction system and software for sound synthesis, algorithmic composition and computer programming.

Manager: Bjarni Gunnarsson.

 

Computer studio 3: a small digital production studio with a 2-channel sound reproduction system.

Particulars: Symbolic Sound Capybara sound computation engine with Kym software. Three Studer A-807 analogue tape recorders.

Manager: Kees Tazelaar

 

Studio BEA5: a classic analogue voltage-control studio for electronic music. The apparatus ranges from analogue filters from the 1950s and 1960s to recently designed and built voltage-control modules. The studio has a 5.1 sound reproduction system.

Manager: Kees Tazelaar

 

Studio BEA6: a digital studio for live electronic music with an 8.1 sound reproduction system.

Particulars: Symbolic Sound Pacarana sound computation engine with Kym software.

Manager: Johan van Kreij

 

Studio BEA7: a digital production studio with an 8.1 sound reproduction system and a Wave Field Synthesis sound spatialisation system.

Manager: Johan van Kreij

 

Electronics workshop (EWP): Here equipment is designed and built for the studios and for the performance of electronic music. Traditional instruments can also be provided with sensors with which electronic equipment can be activated. Students can borrow equipment for work done on location.

Manager: Lex v.d. Broek.

 

Edgard Varèsezaal: lecture hall for group lessons, presentations by students and guest speakers. The hall has a 5.1 sound reproduction system and a collection of historic equipment which reflects the history of the Institute of Sonology.

Manager: Kees Tazelaar