Since 1980

Welcome to Opus 1 Mobile Recording

OPUS 1 mobile recording, based in Santa Barbara, California is known for its high quality work at reasonable rates.

OPUS 1's audio recordings of

  • singers,
  • pianists,
  • chamber ensembles,
  • choirs,
  • orchestras,
  • opera,
  • jazz, and
  • other acoustic music

are heard around the world.


We record live, on location, in your chosen venue.

Whether it's a concert, single session audition recording or a 24 bit, 96k high resolution project for commercial release, we will record, edit and master your music to the highest standards of audio and environmental integrity.

Post recording services such as

  • editing,
  • mastering

are powered by the sun.

Clients Include:

  • American Public Media
  • National Public Radio
  • Minnesota Public Radio
  • The Moth Radio Hour
  • Hamakua Music Festival of Hawaii
  • Community Arts Music Association
  • Camerata Pacifica
  • Music Academy of the West
  • Canticle A Cappella Choir
  • Quire of Voyces
  • Opera Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Choral Society
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Santa Barbara High School
  • Santa Barbara Symphony
  • Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
  • Santa Maria Philharmonic
  • Santa Barbara Chamber Music Festival
  • Santa Barbara Master Chorale
  • Cal. State Fullerton
  • University of California Santa Barbara

Previous CD Projects Include:

  • Gilles Apap, violinist
  • Anacapa String Quartet
  • Rosetti String Quartet
  • DaPonte String Quartet
  • Music Academy of the West
  • Joel Feigin, composer
  • John Villar, composer
  • Phyllis Zimmerman, composer
  • Deon Nielsen Price, composer
  • Ryan Anthony, trumpet
  • Jacob Adams, violist
  • Benjamin Brecher, tenor
  • Zeynep Ucbasaran, pianist
  • Sergio Gallo, pianist
  • H-K Juhn, pianist
  • Margaret Mills, pianist
  • Egle Januleviciute, pianist
  • National Youth Choir of Great Britain
  • Canticle A Cappella Choir
  • Quire of Voyces
  • Threshold Choir
  • Jim Connolly and the Gove County Philharmonic
  • Glendessary Jam