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Students and staff may request to book the Recording Studio via Priava. When making a booking you should refer to the Faculty's Online Room Booking instructions.

Booking the Sound Booth

Please email the CMS Technical Specialist Myles Eastwood at studio-booking@mus.cam.ac.uk to book a session.

Booking other equipment

2 x Zoom H6 portable recorders are available to students and staff for field recording. Laptops and video cameras are also bookable for use in experiments, although these items will not be allowed to leave the Faculty without good reason. Please note that you will be financially liable for any costs resulting from loss or damage of this equipment while it is in your possession, and will not be allowed to borrow equipment without agreeing to this condition in the equipment loan form.

Users must book this equipment at least one week in advance by emailing studio-booking@mus.cam.ac.uk.

Out of hours access to the CMS

Graduate students are able to request out-of-hours access to the CMS by completing this online form.

Using the Computer Room

Faculty of Music members and students taking CMS undergraduate courses are welcome to use the CMS Computer Room. It is open from 8.30am-5.30pm on weekdays, but access requires an activated University Card (please contact Mustafa Beg for details). You can login to the computers using your Raven account.

Please note that the Computer Room tends to be moderately busy with supervisions and other meetings during term times. You are welcome to use computers quietly during supervisions are going on as long as you don't mind the background noise. Please email Peter Harrison (pmch2@cam.ac.uk) if you are interested in booking the CMS Computer Room for a particular event. You can check the room's availability in advance via the following calendar:

 

 

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New paper: A case study investigating the interaction between tuba acoustic radiation patterns and performance spaces

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Recent CMS undergraduate Silas Sanders just presented his dissertation project at the 153rd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. The project is entitled 'A case study investigating the interaction between tuba acoustic radiation patterns and performance spaces'. Silas put together an impressive pipeline of acoustic...

New PhD and research assistant positions: Score design for music reading

11 October 2022

We are happy to share several new positions at our Centre for Music and Science (Faculty of Music, Cambridge). These positions are part of the Leverhulme Trust-funded project Score designs for the facilitation of music reading: Cognitive and artistic perspectives led by Professor Ian Cross (Principal Investigator) and Dr...