Facilities at the International Centre for Music Studies

Newcastle University's Culture LabWe have outstanding specialist music facilities, including a £4.5m new building designed with performance, multimedia and studio-based work in mind. Our current facilities include:

  • two professional standard recording studios
  • a large student common room, including PCs featuring music notation software
  • a Music Skills Suite containing 12 iMacs loaded with aural and notation software plus basic mixing programs
  • a full range of recently refurbished teaching facilities, including a 100-seat lecture theatre, two 50 seat lecture theatres and three 25-seater seminar rooms
  • 12 practice rooms with integrated recording facilities
  • dedicated postgraduate common rooms plus a project room equipped with 5.1 playback system

The new building provides the two main studios, a number of flexible working spaces, a large band practice room, 3 acoustic instrumental tuition rooms, 10 practice spaces and a large band rehearsal room. Continue reading about the Music Studios Newcastle Music Studios - Flexible Workspace

Music Research Students in Culture Lab

Many of our research students working in electronically-mediated creative practice also have workspaces in the University's state-of-the-art Culture Lab facility, a unique research infrastructure providing an environment for academics and practitioners working beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries. Set in the Grade II Listed Grand Assembly Rooms on King’s Walk, Culture Lab houses magnificently refurbished open-plan research spaces, a performance space and dedicated electronics, workshop, multimedia and sound spaces.