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Facilities / Virtual Tour

World-Class Facilities to Rival Any in the Country

Opened in August of 2015, the R. Milton & Denice Johnson Center features state-of-the-art screening theaters, computer labs, mixing suites, digital production and animation studios, motion picture sound stages, research laboratories, student meeting space, offices, classrooms and the 950-seat Harrington Place Dining. With multi-functional spaces offering classroom, lab, performance, production and research options, the new building is designed for interdisciplinary collaborations among the music business, audio engineering technology, entertainment industry studies, songwriting, motion pictures and media studies programs.

 

Remote Computer Lab

0219-johnson-242.jpgIn January of 2021 the Curb College gave students access to a fully virtual computer lab able to be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection.  The system includes 77 individual computers built specifically for audio and video editing, as well as 10 computers built to handle 4k video editing workflows and higher.  All systems are connected to 1.6 petabytes worth of storage space on the Belmont Avid NEXIS Server and are pre-loaded with industry standard software Avid Media Composer and Avid Pro Tools.  The virtual lab is open 24 hours a day and seven days a week.  Students can login from a web browser and remote control one of these systems to work on their projects or attend class in a virtual environment with almost zero latency.

Johnson Center First Floor 

Theater and audio mix stages, television control room, Motion Pictures and Media Studies equipment storage and check-out, standard classrooms

  • BELMONT LARGE THEATER
  • BELMONT SMALL THEATER
  • TV PRODUCTION CONTROL ROOM
  • BELMONT VISION OFFICE

 

Johnson Center Third Floor

Two 25-seat Audio Engineering computer labs, 12 audio editing suites, two motion picture group-editing suites, color correction and grading suite, the dean’s suite, the offices of the Curb College department chairs, faculty offices, conference rooms, standard classrooms

  • COMPUTER LABS
  • EDITING SUITES
  • COLOR CORRECTION SUITE

 

Johnson Center Fourth Floor

Sound stage, foley stage, 7.1-channel audio mixing stage, TV studio, anechoic chamber and motion capture space, eight picture editing suites, four motion picture group-editing suites, two 25-seat computer labs, “writer’s room”, white board room, green room, standard classrooms, faculty offices

  • SOUND STAGE
  • TV STUDIO
  • ANECHOIC CHAMBER/MOTION CAPTURE SPACE
  • MIX 437
  • FOLEY/ADR STUDIO

 

Robert E. Mulloy Studios

The Robert E. Mulloy Student Studios are located in the basement of the Massey Business Center on Belmont’s main campus. The Center consists of a nine-thousand square foot multi-studio complex featuring both classroom teaching labs which are intended solely for the use of Belmont students.

  • STUDIO A
  • STUDIO B
  • STUDIO C
  • STUDIO D
  • EDITING ROOMS

 

Oceanway Studios Nashville

Ocean Way Studios Nashville Studio AOcean Way Nashville Recording Studios, located on historic 17th Avenue, was designed by award-winning recording engineer Allen Sides. Built in a reconditioned, gray stone church and purchased by Belmont University in 2001, the facility consists of three studios and features classic recording consoles and state-of-the-art equipment. The only Nashville recording studio facility to receive two prestigious Mix Foundation Tech Awards, Ocean Way Nashville now serves as a world-class teaching laboratory while still serving an impressive client roster. Click here to visit the studio website

 

34 Music Square East:
Historic Columbia Studio A & Quonset Hut

Historic Columbia Studio ABelmont University and the Curb Family Foundation completed the renovation of Columbia Studio A at 34 Music Square East in 2014, creating another classroom and hands-on learning lab for students in Belmont’s Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business. Columbia A, along with the neighboring Quonset Hut, have provided the sonic landscape for many of this generation’s biggest hits and greatest artists, including Bob Dylan, Buddy Holly, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Brenda Lee.