State Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley, joined Box Hill Institute CEO, Norman Gray on Monday, 18 June to officially open the institute’s new $7.8 million music school facility, Sing Sing East.
Box Hill Institute partnered with Australia’s most famous recording studio – Sing Sing Studios – to develop the world class facility, blending the latest in studio design with Sing Sing’s classic equipment
Mr Gray said, “Box Hill Institute’s music students will have a distinct advantage with access to this fantastic new studio facility, which will enable them to use their time here playing, recording, and collaborating in this incredibly creative, professional environment.”
The new music school facility includes a range of recording studios, film production suites, practice rooms, and a flexible 250-seat performance space. Acoustics and audio visual engineering company, Hanson Associates has provided fully integrated engineering solutions including studio design, vibration isolation, auditorium acoustics, noise control, and production systems.
In the past, Sing Sing Studios has hosted the likes of Midnight Oil, Elvis Costello, Paul Kelly, Powderfinger, and many more. Sing Sing East will become a hub for industry players to record, impart their experience to students, and perform in the state of the art performance space.
Box Hill Institute is a leading deliverer of music education offering courses on sound production, music business, music performance including hip hop, and audio production.