Music & Media ICT


As authorised resellers for the leading creative software developers on the market and with an in depth understanding of the multitude of single and multi-seat licensing options available, we can advise on both the software that best suits your needs and the most efficient and cost effective way for you to license and manage these applications.


  • DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)
  • Notation and Composition
  • Editing and Mastering
  • Virtual Instruments
  • Audio and Video Plug-Ins
  • NLE (Non-Linear Video Editing)
  • Media Asset Management
  • Processing and Encoding
  • Software Asset Management

Interface & Control

From classical music composition and electronic music production, through to colour grading and video editing, hardware peripherals can simplify navigating complex audio and video applications.


  • MIDI Controller Keyboards
  • Audio Interfaces
  • Headphones
  • Mixing Control Surfaces
  • Video Jog Wheels
  • Colour Grading Panels
  • Tablets and Touchscreen
  • Portable Storage
  • Printed Keyboards and Key Skins

Workstations & Tablets

Mac or PC for Music & Media? Desktop, notebook or tablet? Academia is an Apple Authorised Resellers and HP Gold Partner. So if you need a multi-workstation digital media lab, portable tablet classroom for music, video post workhorse CPU or location sound recording laptop, we can specify and qualify systems to meet your needs.

Qualification – We always review software developer’s minimum system requirements and hardware manufacturers qualified systems reports and spec sheets to ensure your fully supported system.

Connectivity – from Thunderbolt to PCIe chassis systems, to qualified iPad interfaces, we can advise on how best to interface your music & media equipment with your workstation of choice.

Security– We offer dongle security solutions to protect your Pro Tools iLoks, Cubase e-Licenser keys and Reason Ingition Keys, through to cable systems to lock your music and media peripherals to desk.

Portability– We can specify portable bags and flight cases for location work through to notebook and tablet trolleys to move multiple systems between classrooms with ease.

Music & Media ICT Suite Design

The Academia team are experts in classroom refurbishment, providers of furniture, interiors and technology for education. We create exciting and contemporary learning environments that enhance engagement.


We offer a total service solution including consultancy, design, manufacture, installation and project management.


So, whether you need to transform a single classroom, enhance whole sections of your school or simply find the best storage solution, we’ll make it happen, from design to installation.


Want to know more about the ICT solutions we can provide? Contact an Academia specialist today on 01992 703900 or email

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