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Peabody Institute offers in-house recording services for anyone with a Johns Hopkins affiliation, including current students, faculty, staff, alumni, and Peabody Preparatory students. To request a recording session, please contact Ed Tetreault at 667-208-6572 or Laura Kolb at 667-208-6570.

  • Recording Session bookings require a 2-week notice.
  • Hourly rates do not include material cost.
  • A one (1) hour minimum booking is required.
  • Pre-payment is required and is non-refundable for the sessions cancelled with less than 24-hour notice.
  • Rates include the use of the recording studio and a student engineer.
  • Video sessions will be charged an additional flat fee of $50.00 for additional setup, video editing, and file storage.
  • Students who prefer to record in one of the halls must pay a hall rental fee, in addition to a recording fee.
  • Students recording with organ, two pianos, or ensembles too large for the recording studio may record in a hall without paying a hall rental fee.

Recording Session Fees 

  • 2 Track Recording $50.00/hour
  • Editing and Mastering $50.00/hour
  • 24 Track Recording $100.00/hour
  • Multitrack Mixdown $100.00/hour
  • Non-degree recital $50.00/hour

Hall Rental Rates

  • Friedberg Hall $150.00/half-day flat rate (up to 4 Hours)
  • Griswold Hall $300.00/full-day flat rate (up to 8 Hours)
  • Goodwin Hall $75.00/day flat rate

Piano Tuning

The piano located in the Recording Studio is tuned on a regular schedule. However, special tunings can be requested for sessions in both the Recording Studio and the Performance Halls. An additional fee of $135.00 will be charged for each tuning.

Use of Performance Halls for Personal Recordings and Sessions

The use of personal recording equipment (both Audio and Video) in Friedberg Concert Hall, Griswold Hall, Goodwin Recital Hall, Byrd Hall, and Cohen-Davison Theatre is allowed only under the following circumstances:

  • Recording for personal practice and review during the 2 hour allotted rehearsal time for a degree recital.
  • Recording for personal practice and review during the 1 hour allotted rehearsal time for a non-degree recital.
  • Recording for personal practice and review during a faculty-supervised repertoire class or master class.
  • Recording for personal practice and review during a faculty-supervised rehearsal for departmental recitals or concerts.
  • Recording for personal practice and review during the time slot given to contestants participating in a Peabody competition.
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Please be advised that with the exception of the examples stated above, professional level recordings in the performance halls require the approval of the Peabody Recording Studios.  In addition, the Recording Studios reserve all rights to provide its own student engineers for assistance in these sessions.