ROCKPORT — Bay Chamber Music School announces the opening of a new recording studio at its 18 Central Street location, run by faculty members Mike Whitehead and Nate Martin. Featuring state-of-the-art equipment, this new space will be available to rent for private recording projects.

In addition, Bay Chamber will offer an eight-week class titled “Recording Studio 101,” which will cover the basics of sound engineering, including microphone selection, setting levels, mixing and track editing. Students will learn everything needed to create a professional sounding recording of any musical genre. Classes will be held Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. Beginners are welcome. Enrollment is open until Nov. 11.

For more information or to enroll, visit or call 207-236-2823.