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Rooms and equipment

The fourth floor features a room equipped with a grand piano and some historical keyboard instruments. The room is available to staff as well as students with piano as their primary musical instrument. 


The Portal is a high-quality audiovisual setup used for the international Master's programme in Music, Communication and Technology, a joint effort with NTNU - The Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

The Video Lab is used for recording and editing audio and video. Furthermore, the Video Lab is suited for live streaming, green screen shooting, voice-over recording, etc.

The Department of Musicology offers several rehearsal rooms to its students and staff. These rooms are used for individual instrumental practice, group rehearsals, and teaching.

The MIDI Lab is a multi-purpose facility used for lectures and student projects - touching on subjects varying from composition to music production and programming. The room consists of a smaller high-quality recording studio, a well-isolated recording room and several student workstations, each equipped with an iMac, a MIDI-keyboard, an audio interface, a microphone and a headset.

The fourMs lab (Music, Mind, Motion, Machines) is a world-class facility with advanced motion capture and sound spatialisation systems. The lab is extensively used by researchers at RITMO, but is also open for other researchers at University of Oslo.

The mixing suite at the department of musicology is optimised to offer the best of both analogue and digital technology.

The department’s recording studio is used for lectures, student projects, and research. The room is equipped with a high-quality recording system based on Pro Tools' HDX software.