203 Maitland Road
Tighes Hill NSW 2297
Phone 02 4962 2322
Impromptu music is central to the Newcaslte region our facility offers a wide range of current and vintage equipment. We have a diverse range of instruments to enhance the artists creative moods. Our client base is diverse and ranges form Classical Ensembles, Jazz to Hard Rock. We offer a wide range of support services including file archiving and various recording, audio software application and musical tuition. The studio is available for hire with and without engineer as an induction process is offered to prospective industry professionals wishing to use the Impromptu Music facility.
We use the following software:
Cubase 8 also have previous versions back to Cubase SX and VST
Pro Tools 12
Vegas Pro 12
CD Architect 5.2
We also offer the following recording options:
Mackie HDR2496 24 track digital recorder
We use SSL Alphalink Madi AX and RME HDSP9652 converters
We use the SSL Nucleus control surface
Monitoring, Amplifers and Preamps
We use Dynaudio BM15A, Yamaha NS10 and Alessis Monitor One speaker systems and Sennhesiser HD280pro and AudioTechnica ATHM50 headphones.
We have an extensive range of Guitar Amplifiers and FX processors catering for all musical styles. Including amplifiers from;
Laney (VC15R and LC15R)
Marshall (JCM900) Fender (Super Reverb 4x10)
Roland (JC120, Cube 60, Studio Bass 100)
Peavey (Classic 100 Head and 4x12 Cab, Classic VT 4x10)
Seymour Duncan (Convertible 100)
Fishman SA220 (acoustic instrument amplifier)
Ampeg (SVT Bass preamp) Yamaha (FX770 Guitar FX and preamp
Roland (VG99 Guitar FX and preamp, G33 guitar synth)
We have a range of Valve, Solid State and Digital microphone preamps. Including the following models
Aphex (Tubessence 107) LA Audio (MLX2) Presonus (Digimax. MP2)
Universal Audio (4-710d) Neve (34128 channel strips) SMpro (EP84)
Behringer (AD8000) Mackie Onyx 800R
Our Microphones include both classic and current models with over 60 various Dynamic, Condenser and Ribbons to choose from.
AKG, Audio Technica, Behringer, Beyer, Crown, DPA, EV, MXL, Rode, Sennheiser, Shure, SMpro and others
We have a range of Keyboards, Guitars and Percussion instruments catering for diverse musical styles. Instruments include:
Keyboards Ensoniq KT88, Roland, Yamaha C3 Grand Piano, Kawai, Hammond B3000 and Leslie, Fender Rhodes
Virtual Instruments Avid, Steinberg, East West and various others
Guitars and Bass from Agile, Aria, Alvarez, Cole Clark, Epiphone, Esteve, Fender, Fernandes, Gibson, Godin, Guild, KYiari, Martin, Matsuoka, Takamine, Vintage, Yamaha
Percussion from Premier 5 piece Drum Kit, Sabine cymbals, Jembe, Congas and various hand percussion.
The Impromptu Music Guitar Orchestra (IMGO) is calling for more players to join. This is an exciting ensemble of jazz and classical guitars that includes Contra Bass, Bass, Prime, Terz, Alto and Soprano guitars.
IMGO supplies all the guitars and scores for the orchestra and all rehearsals are held at Impromptu Music's recording studio.
Impromptu Music Guitar Orchestra
The guitar orchestra will meet each Monday evening during the NSW School Term between 7pm and 10pm. All instruments and materials for rehearsals is provided for the sessions by IMGO.
The only prerequisite is a sight reading skill at approximately 4th grade AMEB level, as most parts are melodic lines.