Music Department


Performing Arts Building exterior

Performing Arts Building

Opened in September, 2013, the Performing Arts building houses the Music, Dance and Theatre departments.

PAB practice room

Practice Room Suite: Within the practice room suite there are 14 soundproof practice rooms containing ten grand pianos (Steinway, Yamaha, and Mason & Hamlin), 3 studio uprights, an extensive Early Keyboard Collection, and a percussion room. Practice Suite access is reserved for students in the music program (registered for lessons, ensembles, music classes), and practice rooms are on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Students must submit a Practice Agreement Form prior to receiving access to the suite, and adhere to guidelines of the Agreement to retain access through the academic year. For more information, contact Monica Ohuchi.

PAB rehearsal hall

Music Rehearsal Hall: The Music Rehearsal Hall seats 99 for lectures, master classes and film screenings. Large ensembles use this room for rehearsal.

Performing Arts Resource Center

PARC – Performing Arts Resource Center houses music scores and media, a conference room and computer workrooms for composition. More information about the PARC.

Other Performance and Rehearsal Spaces

Kaul Auditorium, a beautiful performance hall that holds 750 and where the orchestra rehearses and performs.

The Chapel, in historic Eliot Hall, is used for Friday at Four concerts featuring staff, students and guest performers.