Music and recording studios
Our music and sound production facilities will give you the hands-on skills you need to prepare for a successful career in the music industry. With live performance spaces, recording studios, and industry-standard software, our music facilities have everything you need to launch your musical career.
The Gig Studio is our live performance space and features a full line array sound system and professional lighting rig. Our main studio is a world-class recording facility with an SSL Duality mixing desk, offering the best in analogue and digital recording.
Our project studios include a surround-sound cinema, electronics labs, and tech labs equipped with iMacs. Our iMacs have the latest industry software including Logic, ProTools and Ableton Live, as well as Focusrite and Behringer X32 hardware, Rode microphones, and Novation Launchkey MIDI controllers.
Each studio also has a second acoustically-treated, soundproofed room for recording vocals complete with vocal PA and backline gear, with the main studio also equipped with amps and drums.
Choose our Nambour campus and access a modern recording studio and fully-equipped live music venue. Our recording studio and music technology lab features a large collection of professional equipment, and you can practice your performance skills or produce sound for weekly live music concerts.
Our recording studio and music technology lab features a large collection of professional equipment, from the latest software and technology to classic sound production equipment. You'll learn modern recording techniques and produce quality recordings for vocalists and musicians.
Practice your performance skills or produce sound for weekly live music concerts in our on-campus live music venue. Using a range of sound reinforcement equipment and staging items you'll learn how to load, set up and patch-in P.A. systems, operate digital and analogue mixing desks, wirelessly control concert sound mixing consoles, and manage stage operations.
Coomera campus is a vibrant and creative hub with state-of-the-art sound recording and music rehearsal studios. Gain technical and practical skills in live performance, sound production, basic lighting, and music production in our modern rehearsal and performance spaces.
Move from the live performance space to a recording session in our industry standard recording studios featuring the latest sound production software including Avid Pro Tools and Reason.
The Cairns campus has a vibrant and welcoming performance-based music school. Our newly installed recording studio features state-of-the-art equipment including Pro Tools 12, Avid C24 Control Surface, and Neeve and SSL Preamps.
The campus also has two performance and rehearsal spaces, including the R Block Theatre, where weekly concert practice and monthly open-to-the-public concerts are held. Our graduates regularly achieve national and international recognition with airplay on stations such as Triple J and performances at some of Australia's biggest music festivals.
Bachelor of Contemporary Music
Prepare for a career in the 21st Century music industry with this advanced course. This qualification will give you skills across a wide range of disciplines within the industry whilst giving you the ability to hone in on a specific area of either performance, songwriting/composition or production.
- Sound Engineer
- Session Musician
- Musical Director
- Music Educator
- Music Event Promoter
- Band and Venue Manager
- Songwriter / Composer
- Artist and Venue Manager
- Mix Engineer
- Sound Designer
Diploma of Music
Kick start your career in the music industry with this advanced qualification in live sound and studio production. This course will provide you with opportunities to develop your skills in live sound concert production, studio recording and mixing techniques.
- Studio Engineer
- Stage Manager
- Live Sound Engineer