MSM’s Myers Recording Studio offers professional audio and video recording and livestreaming services to the MSM community and public at large.
The Studio features a state-of-the-art digital multi-track facility capable of recording events in all of the School’s main performance spaces, including orchestra and jazz ensemble concerts, operas, musical theatre performances, master classes, and recitals.
The Studio and its staff work to ensure that every student leaves MSM with a portfolio of professional audio and video recordings that are representative of their musical advancements over the course of their study and serve to further their professional careers.
Studio tours, panel discussions and workshops on recording and recording-related topics such as How to Make the Most Out of Your Recordings and Introduction to Sound Recording for Musicians are offered on an ongoing basis.
Stereo and multi-track audio recording and archiving of MSM concerts, student recitals, and private recording sessions.
HD video recording for student recitals, private recording sessions, and select MSM concerts and events.
Many MSM mainstage concerts and events are livestreamed by the Distance Learning and Recording Arts Department. Livestreaming is also offered for student recitals that take place in Greenfield Hall, Mikowsky Hall, Miller Recital Hall, and Pforzheimer Hall.
All livestreamed events are streamed on the MSM website at www.msmnyc.edu/livestream.
MSM Recording Arts has committed to delivering the highest-quality recordings to the students and community at MSM. To that end, all recordings of student recitals and private recording sessions are delivered digitally in full-resolution format via convenient download links.
Myers Recording Studio designs and maintains all of the classroom audio systems for pedagogical use by MSM’s faculty.
Copies of recordings may be requested by those who performed on an MSM concert or student recital. The studio also offers audio media transfers and digitization from formats such as reel-to-reel tape, cassette tape, and DAT tape.
Myers Recording Studio provides live sound design and amplification for master classes, lectures, Jazz Arts concerts, and Musical Theatre performances at MSM.
Manhattan School of Music performances, master classes, and concerts that are recorded each year are available for listening purposes in the Peter Jay Sharp Library to the MSM community. All orchestra and opera performance recordings are streamed on the Library web site following each concert, giving students immediate access to recorded performances. All performances that are live streamed can be accessed at www.msmnyc.edu/livestream.
Myers Recording Studio maintains the expansive historical audio archive collection of Manhattan School of Music performances recorded since the 1950s. Additionally, an archival digitization project is currently underway in conjunction with MSM’s Centennial Celebration that will preserve these recordings in a digital format.
MSM performances recorded by Myers Recording Studio are broadcast regularly on various radio stations, including WQXR and WWFM. MSM’s ongoing partnership with WWFM—The Classical Network—offers the opportunity for select student performances to be broadcast throughout the school year on the station’s program, Celebrating Our Musical Future.
Myers Recording Studio regularly produces recordings for commercial release, including opera and jazz performance recordings released on Albany Records and Jazzheads respectively. In addition, Myers Recording Studio produces a commemorative compilation CD each year featuring the many outstanding performances from MSM student ensembles.
Myers Recording Studio is part of the Distance Learning and Recording Arts Department at Manhattan School of Music. In addition to extensive recording services, this department produces interactive educational videoconference programs involving students and faculty members including:
Myers Recording Studio provides audio support and sound design for all MSM Distance Learning programs
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