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Wilson Music Hall features an 895-seat concert hall with 53-rank Wicks pipe organ, a 225 seat recital hall, choral and instrumental rehearsal halls, numerous classrooms, 80 practice rooms and 40 studio offices. Special features include an electronic composition lab, a music library with stereophonic and computer laboratories and 16 station Mac and PC lab for composition and other studies.
The Music Library provides a space for students to come to find and explore music for lessons, performances, or personal edification. Contained within the library, there is a computer lab outfitted with PCs and Macs. The library collection contains approximately 13,000 scores, 8000 recordings, 400 videos. Most books about music are shelved in Campbell Library, but there is a small collection of books kept in the music branch that have been chosen for their appropriateness to be used in direct conjunction with the score collection.
A studio within the Department of Music can record from all performance spaces in the music building and maintains an archive of student and faculty performances. The archives contain tapes of all faculty, student and ensemble performances since 1972.
Pfleeger Concert Hall
Pfleeger Concert Hall is an 895-seat concert hall located in the Wilson Hall building on the Rowan University Glassboro Campus. Part of the campus' original design the venue has been in continuous use since it was opened in 1972. Completely refurbished during the summer of 2014 the hall is fully equipped with state-of-the-art sound and light systems. It was conceived as a multipurpose building to host not only concerts of music but theater, dance, public meetings, scientific conversations and ceremonies.
Recording Studio 1
Studio 1 is the Department of Music's main recording and teaching studio, with a class capacity of no more than 12 students. The studio is based around a Toft Audio ATB24 mixing console, state-of-the-art Antelope Audio Orion 32 converters, and the latest version of Pro Tools and Apple Logic Pro software packages. Analog processors include classics from Neve, API, Empirical Labs and DBX. Also provided are all of McDSP’s equalizers, compressors, virtual tape machines, multi-band dynamic processors, reverbs, de-essers, noise filters, and ‘futz’ tools. This includes plug-ins from Emerald Pack, Retro Pack, and the new 6020 Ultimate EQ, AE400 Active EQ, and SPC2000 Serial/Parallel compressor. Our microphone collection offers an extensive range of condenser, dynamic and ribbon microphones from the likes of Neumann, AKG, Audio Technica, Electro-Voice, Shure, Rode, Beyerdynamic and Sennheiser.
The Music Library in Wilson hall supports the curricular and research needs of the Music Department, as well as those of the rest of the university. The collection of over 12,000 music scores encompasses vocal and instrumental music, in both performing and study editions, representing all musical genres and historical periods. The audiovisual collection covers classical, jazz, world, show, film, and popular music. It includes several online streaming audio services; more than 3,000 compact discs; and 500 video recordings of classical and jazz performances; opera, musicals, documentaries, and instructional videos. The reference collection includes scholarly editions of the collected works of major composers, dictionaries, bibliographies, thematic catalogs, and other reference sources both in print and online. The Music Library staff consists of trained music specialists available for reference assistantance.
The computer lab is based around 14 iMac computers. Each station is equipped with the latest version of Pro Tools and Apple Logic Pro software, a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 audio interface, a MIDI keyboard and the full McDSP professional plug-in bundle.