In the Studio

Capturing the Sounds and Songs of New Orleans

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About the Space

The Center’s studio provides a top-of-the-line recording experience for professional musicians and artists who wish to create, integrate, and produce their projects at the highest level of quality.

Designed by the legendary Walters-Storyk Design Group and equipped by AVN | SYS, our studio makes efforts to consistently update our equipment and software to remain at the cutting edge of recording trends and technology.

This space provides outstanding classroom opportunities for students to develop essential skill sets in audio engineering, live sound mixing, production, studio management, microphone techniques, and communication skills, among others. These skills are instrumental in preparing students for a wide range of exciting career opportunities within the dynamic music and entertainment industries.

To learn more about how your child can learn music production and audio engineering, visit our Youth Programs page

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Featured Projects

We’ve had the honor of recording studio sessions and live performances for touring musicians, local legends, and upcoming talent. Here are some of the projects we recorded:

  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Netflix Soundtrack, Branford Marsalis, composer, 2020
  • Native Son, Calvin Johnson, Jr., 2013
  • Pure Pleasure for the Piano, Ellis Marsalis & Makoto Ozone, 2012
  • The Silverbook Project Vol. 1, The Ellis Marsalis Center for Music Jazz Orchestra, 2019
  • The Silverbook Project Vol. 2, The Ellis Marsalis Center for Music Jazz Orchestra, 2020
  • Funk Defender, Gabriel Velasco, 2017
  • Timeless, Kid Chocolate, 2017
  • Love is All, Margie Perez, 2016
  • Stomp Off, Let’s Go, Riverside Jazz Collective, 2018
  • River Yoga, Sarah Quintana, 2016
  • Gems, Tanya & Dorise, 2015
  • and many more!
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Available Equipment

Our studio comes fully equipped with all the hardware and software necessary to create, edit, and mix high-fidelity recordings in a variety of formats. Our equipment list includes:

  • Amplifier by Crown
  • Compressors by DBX, Empirical Labs, Manley, Universal Audio, and Solid State Logic
  • Console by Solid State Logic (24-channel)
  • Display by Samsung
  • Drives by Raid
  • Drum Set by Yamaha
  • Grand Piano by Steinway
  • Headphones by AKG
  • Headphone System by Aviom
  • Interfaces by Avid
  • Master Clocks by Antelope and SyncHD
  • Microphones by AKG, ADK, AEA, Shure, Neumann, Royer, and Electro-Voice
  • Monitors by Adams, Genelec, and JBL
  • Preamps by Grace and Neve
  • Recorders/Players by Tascam and OPPO

Record Your Next Project at Our Studio!

–Jayce Clivens, audio engineering student

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