An industrial standard recording studio is available for a range of services.

The Rotorua Youth Centre is pleased to be able to provide yet another opportunity for youth to learn, create and excel!
Studio Y is an industry standard professional recording facility that aims to teach youth how to create and record their own creativity while providing a professional resource for the Rotorua Community.

Recording Facilities Include

  • Computer running recording software Logic Pro X
  • Monitors
  • Microphones, leads, mic stands, etc.
  • Dedicated studio room


  • Studio Hire D.I.Y (No Engineer) $50 Per hour – DIY hire is a cost effective solution for experienced groups and individuals. Min 3 hours booking. (Great option for freelancers).
  • Studio Hire Plus – Recording/Production $75 per hour – Our industry standard studio and support is available for Recording and pre-production. Includes support, set up and basic Mixing. Does not include mastering.
  • Studio Hire Pro – Recording/Production $100 per hour – The complete solution for a professional project. Includes professional  recording and mixing by an experienced engineer. Does not include mastering.
  • Professional Track Mixing /Mastering $50 per hour – Post Production professional mixing and mastering of your tracks by a professional technician.
  • Equipment Hire $50 per day – Full drum kit, Amps, PA, electric and acoustic guitars and  bass, keyboards and other instruments available. (Inquire via email as prior booking needed).
  • Album artwork – $30 per hour – Let us transform your ideas, artwork, photos in to an eye catching Album design.

Please Note: Minimum studio hire is 2 hours.

Detailed Resources

  • ProLogix Audio Interface
  • Yamaha H5 premium monitors
  • Condensor Mic
  • EV Dynamic studio mic
  • Tama Mic stand
  • Mic insulator panel
  • Smpro Pop Sheild
  • Shure Headphones
  • SMPro 4 channel headphones ampAshton Midi Controller
  • Whirlwind cables
  • AKG Headphones

Optional Instruments and equipment include:

  • Electric and Acoustic Guitars
  • Bass guitar
  • 88 key keyboard
  • Amps
  • Drum set
  • PA system

Praise for Studio Y:

The experience has been awesome, Richard is so easy to work with and we are extremely happy with the result.

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