Catholic secondary college St Peter’s recently opened an exceptional Performing Arts Centre, designed by master international theatre consultancy Schuler Shook. Located alongside their Clyde North campus at the edge of south-eastern Melbourne, The Geode Centre features an array of pro-level AV solutions, designed and integrated by Melbourne-based supplier/installer, Factory Sound. Seating 450, The Geode Centre has been outfitted with a NEXO GEO M12 line array system, giving the theatre the capacity to handle a wide variety of audio requirements, from speech reinforcement, all the way up to live music at high SPLs.
Set up in a left-right configuration, the line array setup features 6x GEOM1210 mid-high modules + 2x MSUB18 subwoofers per side. Front fill is achieved via 4x NEXO ID24 compact full range speakers, with power and processing taken care of by 2x NXAMP4X4 amplifiers. 16 units of Quest Engineering’s MX801 are used for providing audio to the theatre’s external zones- an ideal fit for the installation-focused high-fidelity loudspeakers.
Check out our interview with Phil Rowbotham from Factory Sound, covering an overview of the facility and the NEXO GEO M12: