Facilities

Concert Halls

Fulkerson Recital Hall

  • 227-seat recital hall
  • Two Steinway concert grands
  • Venue for solo recitals to large ensembles
  • All concerts recorded
  • Neumann microphones
  • Available for CD, DAT and video recordings

Van Duzer Theater

  • 670-seat theater
  • Well-equipped facility for any performance

Computer Lab

Hardware
  • 10 - 27" iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7, 24 GB RAM
  • 9 - 60 key MIDI controller keyboards
  • 5 - Akai MPC Key 25 MIDI controllers
  • 1 - 88 key digital piano
  • 10 - Koss UR/29 headphones
  • 1 - HP M604 laser jet printer
Software
  • Finale
  • ProTools
  • Ableton Live Suite
  • Omnisphere
  • Logic Pro X
  • GarageBand with World Music and Symphony Jam Packs
  • EastWest Sounds Online - Silver Orchestra, Sound Drum II, Dark Side
  • SynthMaster
  • iMovie
  • iTunes
  • Microsoft Office

Technology Lab

Hardware
  • 1 - 27" iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7, 24 GB RAM
  • 1 - Mackie 16 channel audio mixer
  • 1 - Avid Digi 003 audio interface
  • 1 - Focusrite Scarlett audio interface
  • 2 - Dynaudio BM5A studio monitors
  • 1 - pair AKG K240 headphones
  • 1 - 60 key MIDI controller keyboard
  • 1 - Akai MPC Key 25 MIDI controller
  • 1 - Fostex analog graphic EQ
  • 1 - Fostex analog compressor/limiter
  • 1 - Alesis analog reverb unit
  • Microphones - dynamic; large and small diaphragm condensers; ribbon; PZM
Software
  • ProTools
  • Ableton Live Suite
  • Logic Pro X
  • StudioOne 3
  • Finale
  • Musescore 2
  • Garageband
  • iMovie
  • iTunes
  • Microsoft Office
 

Music Libraries

Our Music Libraries contain historical sets and collected editions of the works of selected major composers and a large collection of study scores of classical and contemporary works. Scholarly works on music history, theory, analysis, performance practice, music education, biographical materials on performers and composers, as well as research oriented guides and bibliographies are also available.

Students have online access to research library catalogues and to Music Index and RILM and the Naxos Music Library--the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online offering over 1,909,000 tracks of Classical music, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. It includes the complete BIS, Chandos, Hänssler, Hungaroton, Marco Polo, Naxos, Ondine and selected titles of other leading independent labels, with over 1,000 albums added monthly.

Music Chamber Library

The largest collection on the West Coast with more than 10,000 holdings!

HSU Main Library

  • Anthologies and collections of early keyboard works
  • Large collection of harpsichord and organ works
  • A variety of popular, folk and jazz scores
  • Large collection of study scores, including symphonies, chamber music and dozens of piano concertos
  • Pedagogy materials including historical treatises such as CPE Bach and Turk to Geisiking and Schnabel
  • Books cover topics from performance practice to analysis and ethnomusicology
  • Complete collected works/manuscripts
    • JS Bach (both the Gesellschaft and the Neue Bach Ausgabe)
    • Beethoven
    • Berlioz
    • Brahms
    • Chopin (multiple editions)
    • Handel
    • Haydn
    • Hindemith
    • Liszt
    • Mendelssohn
    • Mozart
    • Schoenberg
    • Schubert
    • Schumann
    • Schostakovich
    • Syzmanowski
    • Telemann
    • Verdi
    • Vivaldi
  • NAXOS Music Library:  Free access to the online library of millions of recordings.