The Fishburn Mansion Recording Studio provides users access to a recording space and equipment free of charge.  Create a variety of media such as audio tracks, voice recordings, and podcasts.  Users can also edit their projects using the provided equipment and software (see details below).  You can create independently, or have a staff person assist with the equipment and recording process.  The studio is also available for those using their own equipment with a plug/play option.   If you are 13 years of age or younger, a parent must be present to assist you.

Location & Availability

The Recording Studio will be available starting in March for one-hour time slots on Fridays from 2-5 pm.  Users must register in advance here.  The Studio is located on the third floor of the historic Fishburn Mansion and is only accessible via staircase.  For those requiring ADA access, both the Melrose Branch & Raleigh Court Branch Libraries offer free recording studio space. Please reach out to the libraries directly for more information and to reserve those spaces.  The Melrose Branch can be reached at (540) 853-2648 and the Raleigh Court Branch can be reached at (540) 853-2240. 

Recording Studio at Fishburn Mansion

Equipment & Software
  • Macbook Pro
  • Pro Logic Recording Software
  • Izotope Mix and Master Bundle (Plugins)
  • Beats Studio Headphones
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 18×8 USB Audio Interface 3rd Gen
  • KRK Classic 5 Professional Bi-Amp 5″ Powered Studio Monitors
  • 2 MXL-990 Microphones
  • 1 MXL-991 Instrument Microphone

For more questions about the Fishburn Mansion Recording Studio, please contact Stephanie Long at