- Linfield College

Music Technology

The Composers Studio at Linfield features a music technology lab with high quality equipment that mirrors the type of facility used by music and audio recording professionals.

The "Music and Technology" course provides students a hands-on opportunity to utilize the lab in individually designed projects and to consider the emerging impact of technological developments in today's artistic climate. Students have the opportunity to continue their study on an individual level through applied lessons in composition .

Creative projects in music and technology are explored in the form of multi-media collaborations, performance art, digital recording and editing, smartphone applications, and professional notation.

Opportunities in the study of music technology at Linfield offer a competitive edge in developing a professional career and a valuable resource through which to explore the continually expanding possibilities of sound.


  • Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs):
    • Ableton Live Suite
    • Audacity
    • Cycling 74 Max/MSP
    • Logic Pro X
    • Propellerhead Reason (+ All rigs)
    • Reaper
  • Virtual Instruments, Plugins, and Effects:
    • AltiVerb
    • Garritan Sound Libraries: Ultimate Collection, Harps, CFX Concert Grand
    • GRM Tools Complete
    • Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate
    • Sound Toys
    • Waves Diamond Bundle
  • Notation Software:
    • Finale with TgTools
    • Fonts: MusicEd + MusicEd Fingerings
    • Sibelius with NotePerformer, PhotoScore, Notate Me and Audio Score Ultimate
  • Other Software:
    • Classroom Maestro
    • Toast Titanium
    • Steinberg WaveLab


  • iMac with Retina 5K display and two additional displays
  • Mixing Consoles:
    • Midas M32R Digital Mixer with Virtual FX Rack, DL16 Stage Box, Pro Co Ethercon Cable
    • Mackie 1202 mixer
  • Glyph Hard drive
  • Portable Recording Devices:
    • Zoom H4N
    • Zoom H6
    • Zoom R24
  • Monitoring and Amplification:
    • Genelec Monitors with 7040 Subwoofer
    • Sennheiser HD600 Monitor Headphones
    • 4 Behringer Eurolive F1220D Wedge Monitors
    • Orange Crush Bass Amplifier
  • Audio/MIDI interfaces:
    • Apogee Quartet Audio Interface
    • FocusRite 18i20 Scarlett
    • Korg NX5r Synth Module
    • Line 6 POD HD500x Guitar Multi-effects Processor
    • Maschine Studio Interface
    • Sonuus i2M Musicport
  • Microphones:
    • Audio Technica AT4033a Condenser
    • 3 Audio Technica at8131b
    • 3 MAudio Nova Condenser
    • 4 Neumann KM184
    • Schoeps CM641 set
    • SHURE KSM32

Vintage gear

  • StudioLogic SL-880 keyboard controller
  • Tascam DA20mkllDAT recorder
  • Lexicon MPX1 effects processor
  • Eventide H3000-d/sx UltraHarmonizer

Music Scholarship and Creative Works

The DigitalCommons@Linfield features Music Scholarship and Creative Works by Faculty and Students