May 21, 2022

Tennessee: Music Production Studio Opens Inside Chattanooga Public Library

From The Times Free Press

2017-07-16_15-30-35Thanks to grants of $75,000 from Benwood Foundation and $90,000 from Lyndhust Foundation, the library has a professional-quality 24-track studio that is available to library patrons, primarily for learning and teaching purposes.

While musicians will eventually be able to use the facility to record a track or a fairly simple song or podcast, it is not intended to be used in place of a professional working studio, according to Meredith Levine, head of youth services and the studio manager at the library.

“We are not looking to put anyone out of business,” she said.


Located on the second floor of the downtown library on Broad Street, in what used to be a classroom and closet spaces, The studio is just under 1,000 square feet. It includes a vocal booth, drum booth, a live booth for guitars, bass, keyboards, etc., and a main control room with two computer monitors and speaker monitors.

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