Musica Viva Studio

Type of space: Rehearsal Space, Sound Recording Studio, Music Rehearsal Space

    Musica Viva's Janette Hamilton Studio is an acoustically-isolated rehearsal, recording and workshop studio located within Musica Viva Australia.  It is a 60 sq.m. "box within a box".    The studio space features a wooden floor, high ceilings and no windows, as well as acoustic panelling on the walls and hung from the ceiling  The space is fully airconditioned and has flexible studio lighting.  Acoustic curtains on tracks run along three sides of the studio and can be moved as required.  Hire of the studio includes use of the Steinway grand piano, chairs, and large kitchen facilities. Recording equipment is available for approved users. It is also possible to bring your own equipment.   A floor plan is available. Rates of hire (by the hour, half day, or day) vary according to a sliding scale.  Recording possibilities can be detailed on application (Dante Audio of IP standard).   Musica Viva's building sits within a residential area.   Hours are therefore limited to weekdays 8am to 8pm, with weekends by special arrangement.   

    Pricing Terms

    Prices are based on a tiered scale according to hirer income.

    Tier 1 : turnover of less than $500k pa (as quoted above)

    Tier 2 : turnover between $500k pa and $1m pa ($45 ph; $270 half day; $450 full day;)

    Tier 3: turnover more than $1m pa ($60 ph; $360 half day; $600 full day.)

    Commercial company hire rate to be discussed.

    Special Requirements

    This is not a performance venue nor a public space. It is purely rehearsal, workshop and recording.

    Lease Conditions

    This is a space for hire not for lease; hourly, half day, daily or longer. Weekdays 9am to 7pm. Saturdays additional cost and by arrangement.

    Parking Notes

    Limited (2 spaces) in house parking available by arrangement. 2 hour non meter parking always available outside.

    This space is suitable for Music / SoundPodcastsWorkshops


    • Floor Dimensions 60.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Max. Capacity 8
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Disabled parking

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance lift

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance