M-Audio is now shipping the Classroom Studio for educators. Classroom Studio is a bundled package designed to be a complete solution for classroom musicians. The bundle ships with mics and supporting applications including Live Delta from Ableton. According to M-Audio:
M-Audio, industry-leading manufacturer and distributor of hardware and software for computer-centric musicians, brings professional recording to educators with the introduction of the new Classroom Studio.
This new package brings educators the same tools used by the pros to aid and document students lessons, performances and progress.
The Classroom Studio bundle includes M-Audios MobilePre USB audio interface/preamp, two Nova large condenser microphones, Ableton Live Delta, Reason Adapted, cables and QuickStart guide.
Educators can easily record accompaniment for students to play along with and optionally record their progress as well. Live Deltaa streamlined version of Abletons award-winning Live recording softwareprovides for easy creation of loop-based or linear recording, and even allows changing pitch and tempo independently according to students needs.
Reason Adapted facilitates the addition of synthesizers, drums and other instrumentation to arrangements. The results are ready to burn to CDs for students to use for home practice.
You can find more information about the Classroom Studio release at the M-Audio Web site. Classroom Studio is available for US$349.95.