- Linfield College

Music Facilities

The Linfield Music Department is housed in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center (VBMC), which features an acoustically flexible recital/lecture hall, a band rehearsal room, practice rooms, a music library, a seminar room, classrooms, student lockers, and faculty offices and studios, all in close proximity and easily accessible to students. Two main performance spaces, Delkin Recital Hall (VBMC 145) and Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium located in Melrose Hall, are used by the various ensembles and performers. A state-of-the-art Composer’s Studio is located in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center (MFAC) just across the Arts Quadrangle from VBMC. In addition to the music library in VBMC, a more extensive collection of music scores, books, and recordings is located in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library.

Delkin Recital HallVivian A. Bull Music Center

  • Air-conditioned
  • Classrooms, faculty offices and studios, student lockers
  • Sound-proof practice rooms each with a piano
  • Delkin Recital Hall with two grand pianos and seating for 98
  • Woolley Rehearsal Hall
  • Keyboard Lab

Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall

  • Auditorium with balcony seating for major lectures, concerts, campus awards ceremonies, community events and other functions.
  • Features a Steinway concert grand piano
  • Alice Clement Memorial Organ: a 48-rank (Casavant, 1969) pipe organ containing over 2300 pipes

Composers Studio (in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center)

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.

Composers StudioCreative 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