A Music Director's Epic Tale: Les Miserables

Chapter 4 : Musical Gear

4.3 - Computer Used For Creating and Controlling Tracks

I built a custom computer for being able to do all sorts of music projects at my home. In planning the build of this PC (which was conceived and built in May, 2008, a couple of years before this musical ever reached the full discussion phases at our theater), I envisioned having to bring it out to remote locations to do recording and possibly playback.

This turned out to be good foresight because in fact I did need to bring this PC out to the theater for each music rehearsal and each performance, as well as over to the house of our drummer for band rehearsals for the show. The portability was achieved by using a computer case with a handle on it!

Here are the complete specs for the machine: