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Conservatory of Music
Steve Perdicaris
Operations Manager
Conservatory of Music
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Owen Hall

Owen Hall is the center of technology at the Conservatory.  It houses a recording studio, keyboard laboratory, faculty studios, percussion practice rooms, 20 individual practice rooms, a reed-making room, and a state of the art music technology laboratory. 

Computer Technology Lab

The computer technology lab is based on 20 Apple computers running current versions of the following software:

  • Logic -- digital audio workstation
  • Sibelius -- for music notation
  • Final Cut Studio (Final Cut Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, Color, Compessor, and DVD Studio Pro) -- for audio and video editing
  • Photoshop -- for image editing
  • Dreamweaver -- for web design
  • and other supporting software software


Recording Studio

The digital recording studio gives students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of audio recording and production.  Features include:

  • Digidesign C-24 mixing control surface
  • ProTools HD-2 hard-disc multi-track recording system
  • Meyer Sound Laboratories HD-1 active studio monitoring system 
  • Two 50" plasma displays
  • McDSP Emerald Package Audio Processing Software

The plasma displays are mounted above the mixing position allowing students to follow each step of the recording process.  Faculty and students now have the opportunity to make professional quality recordings.  A recent recording studio master class can be viewed on YouTube.

Recording studio services are available for musical and non-musical events. For recording services, contact Jeff Crawford or call 209.946.7432