Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. PennCard holders and some Penn affiliates may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

Music Recording Room 424.6 (Ormandy Music & Media Center)

Spoken Word Recording

Students, faculty, and staff can use this studio to record the spoken word for podcasts, video voice-overs, and interviews. Reserve a time in LibCal.

Music Recording

Students, faculty, and staff may request the space to record small-scale (and not-too-loud) music recording projects. Contact Liza Vick for more information and to reserve the space for music recording. 

A person sits in front of a keyboard and audio mixing equipment. On the desk there are microphones, and a large computer screen hangs on the wall.

Accordion List


  • Microphones
  • Small diaphragm condenser mics
  • Stands
  • Cabling
  • Headphones
  • Four-channel Audient interface
  • Mic stereo bar

  • Audacity
  • GarageBand
  • iMovie
  • Practica Musica
  • Sibelius

Contact Us

For assistance with hardware and software contact Eric Krewson.

Location and Accessibility


For Wheelchairs

  • Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance
  • Table with accessible surface height, knee clearance, and leg clearance

Orthopedic Accessibility

  • Chairs have adjustable height


  • Natural and/or non-fluorescent light

Nearby Bathrooms

4 large gender-neutral, accessible bathrooms are located off the 4th floor west elevator lobby (4th floor plan).

Accessible Entrance

Van Pelt Library Center accessible entrance diagram

Directions to the accessible entrance:   Word   |   PDF