The Orpheum has a large tracking room, vocal booth, and a control room with a comfortable listening space.  It is equipped with the latest DAWs acceptable for tracking, mixing, and production.

The Orpheum is a professional non-profit recording studio as well as a resource to high school aged youth at The Neutral Zone, staffed by experienced professional recording engineers who are focused on producing  your best sounds, while training high school aged interns. Studio staff manage the communications, scheduling, and recording experience for clients and involve teens in learning these processes.  Contracted recording in space is available to the public and is completed by Neutral Zone Staff with support from teen interns. The funds generated by our non-profit studio support the music department’s services to high school aged youth in Washtenaw County.

Rental Pricing:
Base Package: $200
Base package price includes a three hour recording session, three hours of editing/video rendering, and one revision.

Additional Time:
- $30/hr (for high-school aged youth) 
- $40/hr (for non high-school aged youth)
Additional time applies to recording, video, or editing services.

To schedule a recording session, please fill out the request form below or contact Elliott Sabbagh by email at or by phone at (734) 623-9990.

Orpheum Details:

  • Audition booking sessions are:

    • Saturdays 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm

    • Sundays 12pm-3pm and 4pm-7pm

    • We give audition bookings priority from Aug - Dec

  • Recording files will be delivered digitally in desired format.

  • Backup hard copies are available upon request.

Orpheum Equipment:

  • Microphones - AKG 414 xl II, Audio Technica, Blue Spark, Cascade Fathead, Michael Joly MJE v250, Oktava MK 112, Rode NT1-a, Sennheiser 421, Shure Beta 52a, Shure KSM 141, Shure SM 7, Shure Super 55 Deluxe, Shure SM 57, Shure SM 58, Stellar CM6 Tube

  • Software - Ableton 10, Logic X, Maschine, Pro Tools 12

  • Hardware - Event 20/20 Monitors, Apollo U8

  • Plug-ins - Antares, AudioEase, BIAS, Celemony, Flux, Izotope, McDSP, Native Instruments, SoundRadix, Sound Toys, Waves Platinum, Waves One Knob