Music Instructional Technology Center

Fostering digital musicianship for the 21st century

The Music Instructional Technology Center (MITC) offers the University community opportunities to explore computer music technologies for composition, performance, and research, and provides a variety of digital audio services to assist teaching, learning and research for the School of Music and other departments.

MITC features a specialized lab-classroom equipped with tools for digital music synthesis, audio production, and score editing. Co-located within the Music Library of the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts, the MITC Lab is available for use by the university community during the Music Library's regular hours. Two mirrored workstations are located in the lower level of the Music Library, to provide the Lab's functionality when courses are in-session in the Lab.

Courses that use MITC's unique services and learning-space as a resource include:

  • Making Music With Computers
  • Introduction to Music Technology
  • Music Theory
  • Musicianship
  • Technology for Music Educators
  • Orchestration
  • Applied Performance
  • And more!

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Susan Miller '14 performs in Chicago