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AIMM Recording Studio

Our state-of-the art Recording Studio occupies a 3-room suite on the northwest corner of the AIMM Building in room 235. It is fully equipped with an SSL Matrix mixing board, a range of microphones and pre-amplifiers, and other professional equipment. The studio is staffed and coordinated by Mark Kalinowski ( and the Center for the Arts, in collaboration with Teresa Nakra, faculty member and area coordinator of Music Technology (

The studio is available for course projects as well as for extracurricular creative projects by members of our campus community. To help facilitate student work, weekly Open Studio sessions are available to all TCNJ students. These sessions are staffed by student audio tech workers and scheduled using an online process maintained by students in AMPD (email to sign up). Additional recording times can be scheduled for a fee to cover production costs.

AIMM Recording Studio Policy

The Studio is used for educational purposes only. Studio facilities and equipment may not be used for any commercial purposes. Read the full Recording Studio Policies and Procedures.

Open Studio Recording Sessions:

Monday 5:00pm-8:00pm

Wednesday 4:00pm-7:00pm

Friday 4:00pm-9:00pm *By appointment

Open Studio Signup Sheet:

Link for open studio signup 

Recording Studio Staff


Some of the ways TCNJ students can participate in Recording Studio activities:

  • attending open studio sessions available to all members of the TCNJ campus community
  • joining the Association for Music Production & Discussion (, a recognized TCNJ student organization that sponsors studio time
  • requesting session time for a class or curricular project by emailing Teresa Nakra at
  • applying for paid audio tech positions through TCNJ’s Office of Student Employment
  • attending our occasional Sound Thinking workshops with experts in audio production
ABC TV news featured our studio in coverage of Sarah Dash and the Trenton Makes Music project:

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