Major classical CD released out of Studio 1

The first major classical CD recorded in Studio 1 at the University of Lethbridge has just been released, and it features collaborative work from faculty, staff and students alike.

Rubbing Stone Ensemble: The Lethbridge Sessions was recorded in the University of Lethbridge’s Digital Audio Arts Studio 1 and funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Production funding was provided in partnership with the University of Lethbridge, the University of Calgary and New Works Calgary. The CD has been released on the Canadian Music Centre’s Centrediscs label with worldwide distribution by Naxos Canada.

Dr. Arlan N. Schultz’s (music faculty) latest work Ikos: kun tu ‘bar ba for soprano, chamber ensemble and computer processed audio is on the album. The work features Lethbridge soprano Martha Renner and the Monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastery from South West India.

The CD was co-produced by Arlan N. Schultz and Thilo Schaller (Music), who also engineered and mixed the CD with production assistance by Chris Morris (Technical Specialized) and DAA student engineer Nicholas Goodman.

The CD has been released for sale on the CMC website at and worldwide on iTunes.