Software and Hardware

SOFTWARE

Music Notation Compose music with computer or MIDI input and playback.

  • Finale 2007
  • Sibelius 5 (with Scorch Plugin)

Harmonic/Melodic/Rhythmic Aural Training Aurally and/or visually respond to music theory drills.

  • Practica Musica 5.0
  • Auralia 2.1.15
  • Audiation Assistant 1.0 Audio

Editing/Sequencing/Production Looping software (ACID, Rebirth, Reason) creates digital audio tracks from prerecorded loops or creates new loops.

Sound editing software (Sound Forge) cuts, pastes, manipulates digital sound and records from analog or digital sources.

Sequencing software (Sonar) produces, edits, and remixes digital tracks.

  • Audacity 1.2.6
  • Sound Forge 8
  • ACID Pro 6
  • Cubase LE
  • Sonar 6 Studio
  • Rebirth 2.0.1
  • Reason 2.5

Accompaniment CreationCompose accompaniments in predetermined styles.

  • Band-in-a-Box 2007

Marching Band Drill Design Create and animate drills graphically.

  • Pyware 3D Java 4.1

Music Scoring/Graphic Recognition Scan a score (sheet music) and then manipulate and/or print it.

  • SmartScore 5.0
  • PhotoScore 4.0

Music Education/Appreciation Information on music instruments for orchestration and recognition; elementary ear training; elementary form and analysis.

  • Sibelius Instruments
  • Sibelius Musition 2.0.13
  • Sibelius Notes 3.0
  • Sibelius Starclass 1.00

 

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HARDWARE

Computers 18 Dell Optiplex 745 Core 2 Duo processors, CD-RW/DVD drives, 19 in. flat screen monitors.

Synthesizers

  • 12 Alesis QS6.1, 88 note keyboards with sustain pedal.
  • 3 Alesis Photon X25 mini USB MIDI keyboards.

Video Playback

  • 12 Panasonic 13" TV monitors.
  • 12 JVC VCRs.
  • Routed DVD, Laser disc playback.

Audio Playback

  • 12 Marantz double cassette decks.
  • 12 Marantz compact disc players.
  • 6 Kramer video/audio switchers.
  • AKG K141M and K66 headphones.
  • Routed LP (vinyl records) playback.

Projector

  • Epson Powerlite 5300