Audio recording services are provided by Audio Engineering students as part of their ensemble, MUS-X90 Audio Technical Crew. All MAJOR ENSEMBLE, FACULTY, GUEST, SMALL ENSEMBLE, DM and AD RECITALS are automatically recorded, no action is needed by the performer to initiate these recordings. Completed recordings are delivered via Google Drive one to two weeks after each performance, notification will be emailed to the primary artists named on the concert program. Please note that the recordings are delivered as one or two large files, we do not split the recording into individual works or movements. Send questions to email@example.com
Sound reinforcement support is provided for MAJOR ENSEMBLE, FACULTY, and GUEST recitals. Priority is given to the the Opera and Ballet Theater and major ensembles. All other events are fulfilled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to concurrent events and time/personnel limitations, we may not be able to fulfill some sound reinforcement requests.
If you think you may need sound reinforcement, please complete the form linked above, we will will contact you about your request. NOTE: If you aren’t sure whether you need reinforcement, complete the form anyways and we will provide expert guidance. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
If your recital is not eligible for recording or sound reinforcement as listed above, you may request support from Recording Services by checking the appropriate box on the recital request form when you schedule your recital. We are able to record most recitals that take place in Jacobs School concert halls, and can provide sound reinforcement in Auer and Ford Halls.
If you have requested sound reinforcement, please complete this form at least four weeks before your recital. Sound reinforcement requests are fulfilled on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to concurrent events and time/personnel limitations, we may not be able to fulfill some sound reinforcement requests. At least 4 weeks in advance of your recital, complete this form. Email email@example.com
Fees for recording and sound reinforcement can be found on Student Central
To request a copy of a student recital, Jacobs School ensemble concert, or IU Opera and Ballet Theater performance, you must have participated as a performer. For all others permission is required from the principle performer or conductor. Certain concerts may have prohibitions on duplication. We will not make copies of commercial recordings. Click here to request a copy of a recital recording held by the Cook Music Library
How will I know if my recital will be recorded?
The following concerts are automatically recorded:
- X040 Instrumental Ensembles
- X060 Early Music Ensembles
- X070 Choral Ensembles
- X414 Latin American Ensembles
- Departmental Student Composition Recitals
- IU Opera and Ballet Theatre
- Faculty Recitals
- Guest Recitals
- Doctoral Recitals
- Artist Diploma Recitals
- Events as specified by the Dean of the Jacobs School of music
What types of music would be considered to need sound reinforcement/amplification?
You may need sound reinforcement if you are using any of the following in your performance
- Fixed Media
- Speaking/Public Address
- Sound Effects
We know it may be difficult to know if you need sound reinforcement. For help in determining if you need sound reinforcement, please fill out this form to the best of your ability at least 4 weeks prior to your first rehearsal. A faculty or staff member will contact you with follow up questions and to further confirm if we are available to help.
I am performing my DM or AD recital, how do I get sound reinforcement?
Auer, Ford, and Recital Hall all have self-serve access to the audio system as well as a couple of microphones. Click here for information specific to each recital hall and its sound system. Audio Engineering does not otherwise provide reinforcement support for these recitals due to time and personnel constraints.
We are happy to provide information to help you navigate the use of these systems. Please email Recording Services - firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I get a link to my recording?
Depending on whether your concert was streamed via IUMusicLIve or not, it generally takes 1-2 weeks to process and deliver your concert. If your concert was live streamed, it may take up to 4 weeks for your concert to be available. If your concert was over 1 year ago, please email the school of music library.
I would like someone not currently shared (such as students) and/or outside of the IU Network to have access to my recital folder.
When you receive your delivery email, a link will be provided to you that you can share to anyone with an IU email account. For security reasons, we do not allow outside email accounts to access our Google Drive share folders. We recommend you download your concert and share it to them via your IU Google Drive or IU OneDrive accounts.
Will a JSoM Audio Engineer be at my rehearsal?
JSoM Audio Engineers typically attend rehearsals for all major ensemble activities and some faculty, guest, or small ensemble activities. It is highly dependent on student availability and scheduling.
Can I get a recording of my rehearsal?
Reach out to email@example.com to inquire if your rehearsal was recorded or to make a special request that it be.
I want my performance to be livestreamed.
Please contact IUMusicLive for all requests for livestreaming and video.
What resolution file will I receive?
We provide CD quality 16 bit 44.1 khz quality recordings to help maintain download speeds and server space. Full resolution copies can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, recital date, hall, and time.
How do I download, split tracks, or manipulate my recording.
Instructions for splitting your recording are available here.
I am not happy with the quality of my recording.
While we strive for excellence in all recordings, these are done by students of varying levels and not all recordings may be perfect. You may reach out to email@example.com to inquire about assistance in boosting or sweetening your recording, but no guarantees are made in this regard.
I am not on the list of people that can be recorded. How do I get you to record my recital?
Recording Services is comprised of students who are employed to provide recordings for recitals outside of the MUS-X 090 jurisdiction. During your scheduling process, you will have an opportunity to request a Recording Services copy of your recital. The current cost for this service is $xx.xx
You are also permitted to hire an outside contractor to record your performance. Guidelines for hiring outside contractors are here. Note: Outside contractors cannot use IU Audio Engineering equipment.
I want to speak to a manager!
Haley Strong is the Manager of Audio Operations and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.