Music students in this department can avail of purpose-built performance spaces and practice rooms and fully equipped labs and recording studios. The building also houses a recital room, dance movement room, radio studio, a TV studio, a screening room, an Avid teaching lab and numerous editing and animation suites. Also in the building, students have access to new Mac Pro and iMac labs with a wide range of professional multimedia, audio and editing software. Students have convenient access within the building to all cameras, scanners, and portable recording equipment they require and a range of musical instruments including harpsichord, concert harp, traditional harp, viols and classical guitars.
The department comprises fully equipped lecture theatres, networked computer music labs, a recording studio, a Sonic Arts Performance Space and an Interactive Systems room. As well as having a range of electronic and acoustic pianos the department also has an extensive range of instruments available to students throughout their degree including double-basses, cellos, violins, marimba, timpani, drum kits, etc.
The state of the art studio facilities at DKIT are industry standard. The three studios and live studio are equipped with Pro-Tools HD Systems, Audient ASP 8024 High-resolution Analogue Mixing Consoles, outboard EQ Compressors and a vast microphone collection including Neumann and AKG models.