|Music, Theater and Dance
When you walk through the door of the Music/Humanities Lab (MHL) in room M336 on the Kendall Campus of Miami Dade College, you are immediately impressed by the amazing number of resources at your disposal. From the latest music technology, to a multitude of resources for education in music and the arts, the lab is a one-stop resource for anyone wishing to learn new skills or train for the future. With a comprehensive library of industry magazines, reference books, musical scores; and a variety of recorded media including CD's, DVDs and videocassettes - the Music/Humanities Lab is a reservoir of knowledge for the thirsty student. Reference materials, musical recordings, internet access and other resources are available to do complete research projects, productions and presentations for classes as well as for your own personal and professional development.
Students come to the Lab to learn the skills necessary for a versatile music career in conjunction with Music Business, Music Theory and other music classes. Non-music major classes such as Music Appreciation and Humanities also benefit from the wide array of resources from programs created at the Lab to the reference library.
The MHL incorporates the latest technologies including Apple computers loaded with the latest software such as Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Digital Performer, Logic Studio, Finale, Sibelius, Adobe Custom Suite and Reason. There is also a high resolution networked flatbed scanner capable of scanning slides, negatives, pictures and performing OCR from any computer in the lab.
Next door to the Music/Humanities Lab is the Music Department Electronic Classroom in room M335, which is designed specifically with electronic instruction in mind. There is a specially designed Faculty Presentation Station, which employs the latest technology to deliver instruction to the class through Apple's Remote Desktop software, LCD projector and video a video monitor. The MDEC has 29 high-speed Apple computers including a Pro Tools based digital audio recording station. Click here to learn more about the Music Department Electronic Classroom.
The MHL and MDEC incorporate all of these services in two rooms, making it a convenient and efficient way to learn. Add to this a friendly and knowledgeable staff, and you have an the ideal environment for students to easily find what they need to expand their knowledge, retrain for the future, and continue to learn and grow at Miami Dade College.