The purpose of the band rehearsal room located in Goodhue Hall (024) is to provide Carleton students a private space to further develop their musical skills outside the classroom. The room is not intended for practice related to credit-bearing coursework at Carleton. The space is a 13’x17′ sound-insulated room fully equipped with a PA system, mixer, drum set, keyboard, amplifiers, microphones, cords, etc.

VERY IMPORTANT: No equipment may leave the room. Please use the Student Band Union (SBU) to borrow music equipment that can be used elsewhere (see below).

The room is managed and maintained by the Student Activities Office (SAO). The project was funded by the Student Activities Office (SAO) and the Carleton Student Association (CSA).

(The band room will re-open September 23, 2024.)

Hours of Operation

  • Daily, during academic term: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (electricity in room will automatically turn off at 9:00 p.m.). For Spring term 2024, the last day of operation is 5/22/24 and will reopen week 2 fall term.
  • The room will be offline during large campus events, academic breaks, reading days, and exam days.

Access

  • Students who want to use the space must complete the User Agreement Form (see below).
  • Access will be granted via OneCard.
  • All non-Carleton guests must be accompanied at all times while in Goodhue Hall. You are responsible for the actions of your guests.
  • Use of the facility is first-come, first-serve for approved students unless a reservation is made via the Campus Scheduling Office.
  • A student group/soloist may reserve the space for up to two 2-hour sessions per week.
  • Access may be revoked if users are found responsible for the removal, damage, and/or misuse of the equipment. Student accounts may be charged for damages due to neglect.
  • Review the closing check-list (posted in the band room) at the end of your rehearsal time.
  • Assure that the main door is closed securely and locked.
  • Leave the room in a better condition than you found it.

Inventory

  • Mackie SRM450 PA Speakers (2)
  • Yamaha MG10X Mixing Console
  • Drum Set with Cymbals (bring your own sticks)
  • Fender Mustang IV Guitar Amplifier
  • Fender Champion 100 Watt Guitar Amplifier with (2) 12″ speakers
  • Fender Rumble 350 Bass Amplifier
  • Roland KC-550 180W Keyboard Amplifier
  • Yamaha P-45 Keyboard with stand
  • Microphones with stands
  • Guitar Stands
  • Music Stands
  • Chairs/Stools
  • Miscellaneous accessories

Reservations

Reservations are not necessary, but may be made by contacting Jana Lelm (jlelm@), calling x4443, or using the EMS web app. Without reservations, use of the room is first come, first served. 

User Agreement

The Goodhue Band Room is available to all students regardless of their enrollment in music courses. Those students who want to use the Goodhue Band Room must agree to the following rules:

  1. Equipment provided must not leave the room. There is equipment available for check-out separate from the items in the rehearsal room. It is maintained by the Student Band Union.
  2. No food or beverages are permitted in the room.
  3. No smoking.
  4. Practice may only take place during the hours of operation (10am-9pm).
  5. The band room door needs to be closed any time an instrument is being played.
  6. The hallway doors near the practice room need to be closed prior to rehearsal to help reduce noise throughout the building. This includes the hallway doors near the Hall Director’s Office and the door at the top of the stairwell leading to the Goodhue Super Lounge.  
  7. Personal equipment and instruments may not be left in the room.
  8. A student group/soloist may reserve the space for up to two 2-hour sessions per week.
  9. Reservations are first-come first-serve for approved students.
  10. All non-Carleton guests must be accompanied at all times.
  11. Loss of access to the Goodhue Band Room may occur if occupants are found responsible for the removal, damage, and/or misuse of the equipment.

Complete the Access to Goodhue Band Room Form

I have read and agree to the policies of the Goodhue Band Room. I understand my responsibility of being granted access to utilize the space. If at any time I do not adhere to the policies, I understand that my access may be revoked. Additionally, charges may be applied to my student account if damage to the equipment or room occurs during the time I access the facility.

Access to Goodhue Band Room

Form to capture the names and OneCard numbers of students requesting access to the Goodhue Band Room.

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Student Band Union (SBU): Traveling Performance Equipment

The purpose of the Student Band Union Traveling Performance Equipment is to provide musical equipment commonly used by bands to students for live performances. Carleton makes available for check out a PA system, mics, drum set, bass guitar, electric guitar, keyboard, and a variety of amplifiers. The equipment is maintained by the Student Band Union under the direction of the Student Activities Office (SAO) which is a Carleton Student Association (CSA) organization. The equipment is stored in the lower level of Sayles (029B).

Policies

  • All equipment checked out must be returned in clean and working condition.
  • Equipment must be transported in the provided cases.
    • Loss of access to the equipment may occur if found responsible for the loss, damage and/or misuse of SU items. Fines may also be applied to the students account(s).
  • Students are responsible for arranging for transportation of the equipment to their event, if necessary. If a Fleet Vehicle is needed, please fill out a trip leader form and student travel waivers for everyone being transported. Reserve the Fleet Vehicle with Campus Services.   
  • All systems and/or accessories checked out require an agreement form to be completed on behalf of the student(s) that check out the system. 
  • All equipment must be returned in clean and working condition.
  • If equipment is broken or missing, let someone at SAO know so it can be repaired or replaced ASAP. Do not borrow equipment from the Goodhue Band Room!

Reservations

  • Reservations are made on a first-come first-serve basis for student performances held on or off-campus
  • To reserve the equipment, contact the student SBU manager (@ ) at least two days in advance to schedule a time to pickup/ return the equipment.

Inventory (Subject to Change)

  • Behringer PA System: Eurolive B215D (2 Speakers with power cords) 
  • Yamaha EMX512SC Powered Mixer with power cord in rolling case
  • Yamaha S115V PA Speakers (2)
  • Microphones, Stands & Cables
    • (3) Shure SM58 Microphones with clips, each in individual soft case
    • (2) Shure SM 57 Microphones with clips, each in individual soft case
    • (5), 25 ft Microphone Cables
    • (5) Microphone Stands with Fixed Boom
  • Fender Stratocaster Guitar
  • Fender Champion 100 Guitar Amplifier
  • Spider V240 Guitar Amplifier
  • Orange Crush 12 Guitar Amplifier
  • Fender Squire Bass Guitar
  • Acoustic B15 Bass Amplifier
  • Fender Rumble 500 Bass Amplifier
  • Yamaha P-45 Keyboard
  • Roland KC-350 Keyboard Amplifier
  • Gretsch Catalina Birch Drumset (Stored in hard cases)
    • 1 Mounted tom
    • Snare Drum
    • Floor Tom
    • Bass Drum
    • Hardware/Accessories
    • High-hat Stand
    • Rack mount/Tom Mount
    • Floor Tom Legs
    • Straight Gibraltar Cymbal Stand
    • Snare Drum Stand
    • Bass Drum Foot Pedal (single)
    • Drummer Crash Pad
    • High-hat Cymbals (pair)
    • 16 inch Crash Cymbal
    • 18 inch Crash Cymbal
    • 20 inch Medium Ride Cymbal

Please Note:

  • We DO NOT have lights, disco balls, or strobe lights available for check-out
  • We DO NOT have fog machines available. They should never be used in any College facility (except for Cowling Gymnasium) as they may set off the fire alarm.

The Presentation, Events, and Production Support (PEPS) office also has a variety of systems and support resources available for student events.