The acoustics of rooms for music

12.09.2017 09:43 Skrevet av Jon G. Olsen

The Council for Music Organizations in Norway (CMON) and The Adult Education Association of Music in Norway (AEAM) have been working for more than 25 years to imporove the rooms that are used for music rehearsal and performance in Norway. Each week more than 10.000 rooms are used by over 500.000 Norwegian amateur and professional musicians. Here you can find information about our work.

Norwegian Standard NS8178:2014 - Acoustic criteria for rooms and spaces for music rehearsal and performance

There have for a long time been complaints about poor acoustic conditions for music rehearsal. The music industry and organizations took therefore an initiative to develop a Norwegian standard for acoustics in music rooms. In April 2014, the standard NS 8178 Acoustic criteria for rooms and spaces for music rehearsal and performance, was published.

Acoustics '17 Boston

Jon G. Olsen attended the 3rd joint meeting Acoustics'17 in Boston (Acoustical Society of America and the European Acoustics Association), and presented the paper "The acoustics of rooms for music rehearsal and performance - the Norwegian approach" on Monday 26th July 2017.