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Music Composition Department
Dr. Robert Coburn
Music Composition Program Director
Conservatory of Music
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Computer Studio for Music Composition (CCSMC)

Robert Coburn, Director

The Conservatory Computer Studio for Music Composition provides students with a state-of-the-art facility to pursue the creation of works integrating multi-channel digital/analog audio technology with video for either fixed media or live performance projects. Built around the integration of analog and digital technology the studio functions as a fully equipped project and post-production studio with surround-sound audio monitoring and advanced hardware/software for multimedia creation. It provides training for students wishing to pursue their own unique creative vision as well as for those who look to future opportunities in the expanding media technology industry.

Studio Hardware

  • Apple MacPro Computer with 27" and 60" external monitors
  • Buchla Analog Modular Instrument featuring 200e and 200r modules
  • External controllers and performance devices

Software Software (all current versions):

  • Ableton LIVE Suite plus Max 4 LIVE
  • Max/MSP/Jitter
  • Apple Logic Pro X
  • Protools
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Cecilia
  • Sibelius

Conservatory Recording Studio

The recording studio facility offers students the opportunity for training in a fully professional Pro Tools HD studio. Separate from the Composition Studio it extends the student's experience to include the essential activities found only in a recording environment.