MUSO’S CORNER – EDUCATION DIVISION
Musos Corner aims to always provide the highest quality products and services at the best possible price for all of your Music Education needs. We invite you to take advantage of our expert knowledge and advice in all areas of Music Education.
With over forty years experience as a trusted provider and supplier of musical services to schools and educational institutions, our Muso’s Corner Education Division has a history of retail excellence.
The team led by division manager - Paul McNamara; strive to deliver the highest standard of service and attention to all of their clients in the Hunter Region and Australia Wide. Paul and his team can assist you with all of your Music Education needs and enquiries, including;
- Musical Instruments – Guitars (electric, acoustic, classical), Bass guitars, Amplifiers, Pianos, Keyboards, Brass & Woodwind, Stringed Instruments. All instruments ranging from beginner/student to professional levels.
- Music Technology – Digital/Analogue Recording equipment with relevant software and acoustic treatment solutions
- Print Music – AMEB, Concert Band, Marching Band, String Ensemble, Choir, Band Tutorial, Music Theory
- Educational Software and Hardware – Are you aware that educational institutions are eligible for a further discount on most music software? Software like Pro Tools, Cubase, Finale, Sibelius, Auralia, Musition, Ableton, Komplete, Mix Craft, Band in a Box etc. We can also provide control surfaces that work either directly with these software audio workstations.
- Repairs: Musos Corner has a highly regarded resident guitar luthier, Angelo, who has decades of experience in repairing guitars/basses/mandolins/banjos of all types. We can assist with all types of repair needs from guitar restrings (acoustic, electric, bass and folk), nut replacements, bridge replacements, machine head repairs, to full guitar set ups which include neck/action adjustments, pick up repairs or installations etc.
- School visits: We are aware that you’re limited to a certain amount of time and this can affect what you are able to research when it comes to goods needed to make your teaching experience that much easier . To help with this I am more than happy to come to your school at a time that suits you and talk through any ideas or thoughts you have. I can offer my thoughts on the best way to achieve this with the products available to me. Feel free to contact me to arrange a time for a visit.
- 90 Degree Studios, technical support: Through the 90 Degree Studio - Technical Support Department we have the ability to offer a few different services to your school in Music technology. Heading this Department is Scott Chapman with over 20 years of music and audio technology experience, knowledge and practical industry ‘know-how’. We can now offer complete technical solutions for:
- ICT and music-tech classroom solutions
- Technical Troubleshooting – onsite, in store, phone and email
- Studio/Lab Planning, configuration, training
- Software and hardware training – onsite and in store
- On site and in store workshops
Installation & Upgrades
- Professional Audio: We have the ability to offer you the right system to suit any application your school requires. These solutions range from ; effective all-in-one battery powered portable systems perfect for the school carnival or quick assembly situations. Mid range powered and portable system packages for small band set ups. Permanently installed, full range, digital, matrix systems for large scale productions and venues.
- Lighting: Our lighting options range from small, effective, portable LED lighting bars to fully designed and mapped lighting plots using the latest technology in lighting control surfaces and fixtures
- System Upgrades: Sometimes upgrading 1 or 2 elements of your sound and/or lighting systems can raise the standard of your school’s live production experience. We can offer various adjustments to your system which will suit exactly what you wish to achieve. Feel free to book in a school visit at a time that best suits you.
- Wireless technology: With all the new frequency changes happening it’s important for you to be operating with the correct wireless technology that has been deemed legal to use. We can offer a simple solution to this by helping you select the correct wireless systems for your school in accordance to the new laws and with the re-stacking of digital TV channels. We can assist with microphones from; simple, single cordless units through to multiple channel professional systems with full antenna distribution.
- Teacher Training (BOSTES): We have an exciting development here at Musos Corner, partnering with 90 Degree Studio’s we have designed two courses in the field of audio recording that have been approved by the BOSTES that will go towards your required PD hours. These courses are a hands on experience that will take you from the beginning of recording, understanding the equipment and software to mixing your final recorded audio all taken place in our new state-of-the-art recording studio here at Musos Corner. These courses can be found on the MyPL@Edu website - provider number P11943.
- Student Training: to add to the Teacher courses we also have a course designed for your students to experience a professional recording in our studio using the latest high quality products in software and hardware. We will then show the students what can be achieved with the type of hardware and software commonly available to them.