Myers Recording Studio offers audio and HD video recording services for nearly 400 student recitals each academic year at Manhattan School of Music.
The Studio’s staff of professional recording engineers can make audio recordings in all of the recital venues at MSM, and HD video recording is now available for recitals that take place in Greenfield Hall, Miller Recital Hall and Mikowsky Recital Hall.
All MSM College Division students receive a Stereo Audio Recording when giving their final, required graduation recital and may elect to add additional upgrades such as HD video recording, live video streaming, or multi-mic recording when they sign up.
To schedule a recording for any type of recital (Required or Non-Required), download the Recital Recording Request Form. This form must be submitted one month in advance of your recital date to the Recording Arts Office in Room 312 along with any applicable payment.
Live video streaming is now offered for student recitals in three halls: Greenfield Hall, Miller Recital Hall, and Mikowsky Hall. This is available for College Division recitals only and is subject to studio and personnel availability.
To schedule a recording for any type of recital (Required or Non-Required):
Yes! MSM’s Myers Recording Studio offers HD video recording for recitals that take place in Greenfield Hall, Miller Recital Hall and Mikowsky Recital Hall. Video recording services are not offered in any other halls at MSM by Myers Recording Studio at this time, but a listing of recommended videographers for hire is available in Room 312.
Students may also elect to personally video record an MSM student recital using a single camera on a tripod or a smartphone/tablet
. Personal video recording must be done in accordance with the Equipment & Venue Policies and Personal Use Terms of Agreement outlined in the Recital Confirmation Packet.
By special request, multi-mic recording is available to students whose recitals are scheduled to take place in Myers Recital Hall, Miller Recital Hall or the Bossi-Comelli Studio. This package is intended primarily for jazz or contemporary ensembles that benefit from a multi-mic (or close-mic) setup. Please note that an additional setup fee applies to multi-mic recital recordings that take place in the Bossi-Comelli Studio.
You’ll receive an email when your recital recordings are ready to download, normally within 5-7 business days following your recital. During the peak recital and performance season of March-May however, production will take longer.
Myers Recording Studio has committed to delivering the highest-quality recordings to the students and community at MSM. Therefore, all recordings of student recitals and private recording sessions are delivered digitally in full-resolution format.
If needed, physical media such as CDs and DVDs are available for purchase at an additional cost by completing a Copy Request Form following your recital and submitting it to Room 312 along with any applicable payment.
Audio recording is available in Greenfield Hall, Myers Recital Hall, Mikowsky Hall, Pforzheimer Hall, Miller Recital Hall and the Bossi-Comelli Studio.
HD video recording and live streaming is available in Greenfield Hall, Miller Recital Hall and Mikowsky Recital Hall only.
Myers Recording Studio cannot record recitals given off-campus, in Room 707, or in Rahm Hall.
Myers Recording Studio’s professional engineering staff records student recitals.
No. In accordance with MSM’s Audio Recording Policy, all concerts, events and student recitals at MSM are recorded and engineered by the Myers Recording Studio facility and its staff only. Personal audio recording is strictly prohibited. Violation of this policy can result in school sanctions.
Please view all Audio and Video Recording Policies for MSM Student Recitals here.
Most recitals are recorded from the recording studio control rooms, so you may not see a recording engineer before or during your recital.
No, students are responsible for supplying their own amplification equipment and cables for all recording sessions, recitals and performances at MSM.
No, Myers Recording Studio does not lend or rent recording equipment under any circumstances.
A portable PA system may be signed out from the Office of Student Engagement. Jazz students are responsible for arranging their own PA requirements for recitals in cooperation with the Jazz Arts Department.
It is your responsibility to listen to your recital recording and notify Myers Recording Studio immediately of any problems. The studio will make any possible corrections within 30 days of your receipt of your recording order. After 30 days, you will be charged a $20 correction fee for any changes you request. You must fill out a Copy Correction Request Form in Room 312 to have your request processed.
No, Myers Recording Studio does not offer editing, mixing, mastering, or any other post production services for student recital recordings.
You must personally cancel your confirmed recital recording reservation with Myers Recording Studio. A $50 cancellation fee will apply if less than four weeks’ notice is given.
The Recording Release Agreement states that, in accordance with receiving permission to record with Myers Recording Studio, all individuals involved agree to abide by the contents of the agreement if the recording is used or distributed for anything other than personal purposes (e.g., promotional or commercial distribution). Anyone requesting a private recording session or recital recording must read, sign and submit the Recording Release Agreement.
For information regarding copyright law, please access the following Web sites:
Harry Fox Agency, Inc. was established in 1927 as a musical copyright information source and licensing agency for the music industry. HFA currently represents more than 27,000 music publishers and is the premier licensing resource for the mechanical use of music reproduced in all formats and media.
United States Copyright Office: Visit this site for information on the function and history of the Copyright Office, and details on the services they provide (including copyright registration).
Additional sources for information on copyright include the National Music Publishers Association (www.nmpa.org), the Copyright Society of the USA (www.csusa.org) and the Stanford Copyright & Fair Use Center (http://fairuse.stanford.edu/).
About Myers Recording Studio
Student Recital Recordings
Precollege Recording Services
Private Recording Sessions
Faculty & Staff Recording Services
Audio Duplication Services
130 Claremont Avenue
New York, New York 10027