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- Harvey Cashore

"The Producer of "Living Out Loud" was interviewed on "As It Happens" and he talked about Ken Puley (Researcher, Radio Archives). The interview was a testament to the importance of archiving material."

- Greg Hobbs

"It would have been impossible to have done the show we did without the phenomenal Kenny Gray and his stellar Staging Crew"

- Millan Curry-Sharples

"Without this experienced group the show might have been in jeopardy."

- Phil LaChappelle

"Thank you for all your hard work on "Over the Rainbow" It's been a true pleasure!"

- Lesley Birchard

"Dianne Coles (Project Manager) is a strong part in your team and was most helpful in making things work."

- Fred Nicolaidis

Stew (Moore) was very prompt and professional in his immediate follow-up after the event.

- Jane Eisbrenner

Dave Allmark (Technical Producer) and Carla Petruccelli (Project Manager) played an integral role in preparing for "Sounds of the Season."

- Sonia Arab

This entire production crew was excellent, extremely skilled and fabulous to work with.

- Leslie Wasserman

"It was great working with you and your team as well, and it was fantastic working in the CBC building!

- Tony Lomonaco

Excellent working environment that generated the results we were looking for in a tight production schedule.

- David Wilson, PM CBC Doc Unit

so consistently raise our standard and they do it every week.

- Oleh J. Rumak,
The Fifth Estate

The professionalism and the good humour of everyone on our team was being extolled by many people after the show.

- David Kitching,
Culture Days

Thanks again for your dedication, skill and commitment to Popsicle Soccer Day in Canada.

- Karen Sebesta,
CBC Sports

The whole crew worked tirelessly and incredibly well with various suppliers, vendors & clients

- Steve Sloan,
Canada Day

They all worked well beyond their normal boundaries of operation.

- Don Reynolds,
CBC News

The crew at CBC Halifax care about the quality of the product, and go out of their way to make a client happy.

- Geoff D'Eon,
Halifax Comedy Fest

...managed extraordinary and complicated feats of batten management efficiently and safely

- Nick Rose,
Life With Boys

Once again your CBC team has worked magic

- Jim Corston,
Life With Boys

Specifications

Glenn Gould Studio is built in the classic shoebox design constructed of oak and maple flooring, plaster walls, and polylaminate materials. The surfaces have been fabricated to allow for maximum dispersion of sound. Some absorptive elements have been integrated into the walls to bring the reverberation time of the room to 1.6 seconds. The stage is 16" above floor level.

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Specifications
Dimensions:
60'w, 90'l, 30'h (nominal)

Capacity:
341 seats. First four rows (84 seats) are removable for recording purposes. Four permanent wheelchair positions located in the last row.

Stage (maple):
30' deep by 50' wide. The stage comprises 30% of the total floor space of the room.

House (oak):
60' from stage to rear of room by 60' wide. There is a 15 degree rake starting at row five. The first four rows of seating are removable.

Audio:
8 mics suspended from the ceiling. 78 mic lines and 34 audio trunks available from 5 stage panels (3 downstage, 2 upstage) and ceiling positions.

Video:
10 video trunks available on stage. Two each to balcony, control room, mezzanine equipment room, announce booths and stage manager positions.

Communications:
2 channel clear com throughout. Close circuit camera from balcony feeds video monitor in lobby. Program sound can be fed to lobby, backstage and dressing rooms.

Lighting:
Sixty-two lamps controlled by a Strand 300. 8 auto yoke controlled lights positioning and focusing of the lights is limited.

Power:
15 amp, 110 volt technical grounded circuits throughout the room. 60 amp, 3 phase service also available.

Backstage:
2 soloist dressing rooms (with warm-up piano, private washroom and shower), two large dressing rooms, lounge (with warm-up piano), washrooms. Backstage is accessed through building entrance at 25 John St., as does most equipment (via the fire doors). There is also a loading dock located on the B2 level, 205 Wellington St. W.

Lobby:
Upper- 2600 sq.ft; Lower- 1800 sq.ft. (approx.)