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Space Availability - Education & Music Library

  • The Composition Studio is NOT a Study Room and cannot be booked as such.
  • The Composition Studio is for the purposes of working on music projects only.
  • See our website for more information about the Composition Studio.

The Composition Studio in the Education & Music Library 

The Composition Studio brings together hardware, software and sample instrument libraries. This provides a multitude of creative options to users who want to compose, orchestrate, create scores and parts or render instrumental recordings with a high degree of realism. This collaborative space hosts a variety of music hardware and software tools:


  • Mac mini & 32 in monitor 
  • Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 MK2 88-note Controller Keyboard 
  • Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6 MK2 – USB audio interface 
  • Korg nanoKONTROL2 – midi controller 
  • Studio headphones (2 pairs, extra pair for collaborator)  – Sony MDR-7506, AKG Pro K245 


  • Digital Audio Workstations (DAW): Logic Pro X, Cubase 11 
  • Notation Software: Finale, Sibelius, Dorico 

For more information about the Composition Suite, including instrument sample libraries, see our information guide.

Note: Projects must be stored on the user’s own portable storage device.

Booking Guidelines

  • The Composition Studio is NOT to be booked as a Study Room
  • each booking may be 30 minutes (minimum) to 3 hours (maximum)
  • 9 hours/week maximum may be booked by an individual
  • bookings may be made up to two weeks in advance

Questions? Contact David Bindle.

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