Facilities and Equipment
The Collective’s facility is located at 28 Broadway in the heart of the Historic Wall Street area of New York City. The Broadway location resides within walking distance of multiple transportation hubs from the subway, to the bus, to the PATH train from New Jersey. The newly designed facility provides multiple ADA compliant classrooms, all of which are fully soundproofed and air conditioned with state of the art drum sets, bass/guitar amps, and audio setups. The Broadway location also includes a new fully equipped Recording Studio featuring a 48 channel SSL AWS 948 Delta DeltaSuperAnalogue™ Console, a multitude of outboard equipment, and Pro Tools HD recording software. Also featured in the facility is a computer lab/library outfitted with MacBook Pro Computers, the latest in digital production gear featuring Ableton and Logic, and thousands of audio tracks, free digital continuing education courses on music theory, composition, arrangement, technology and music charts for students to peruse. The facility also has 2 ADA compliant restrooms and newly designed administrative offices that allow staff to work with students efficiently with any needs they may have.
The Collective maintains a library which consists of both physical and digital content. The school offers traditional sheet music, instructional videos, practice books, and practice materials. Physical copies of sheet music and practice books can be checked out through the front desk upon request. The sheet music, instructional videos, and practice books cover a wide variety of musical genres and techniques featured in the school’s curriculum. Digital copies of sheet music and instructional videos are available on the computers located in the Library as well as the Student Lounge. The Library and Student Lounge feature MacBook Pro Computers that are equipped with music production and notation software in addition to the sheet music, practice books, and videos. Additional materials for students such as charts, scores, and exercises are given directly to them by the faculty based on the curriculum. Students and faculty can listen to and/or print out copies of over 10,000 pieces of music, most of which are related to the courses at The Collective. Students also have access to the New York Public Library system including the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts located at Lincoln Center.