The School of Music takes great pride in its major performance venue, Lee Chapel, located in the historic Elizabeth Hall. This beautiful, 100-year-old performance hall seats 700 in an intimate setting whose acoustical properties are well-suited to the performance of classical music. Lee Chapel houses the School of Music's renowned Beckerath organ. On stage are two Steinway concert grand pianos.
Feasel Rehearsal Hall in McMahan Hall is the School of Music's principal ensemble rehearsal space. It is home to a Bösendorfer Imperial Grand piano and is acoustically treated to facilitate an excellent rehearsal situation for groups of various size.
The digital arts lab is equipped with 20 Apple Mac Pro workstations and is available to students to complete multimedia-rich projects. Each workstation is equipped with the latest professional-class software, including ProTools, Max/MSP/Jitter, Reaktor, Final Cut Studio and Adobe Creative Suite. Students can take courses offered through the digital arts program to learn a variety of skills, from audio production to electronic music synthesis.
Equipped with a digital audio workstation capable of simultaneously recording up to 10 audio channels and mixing projects for 5.1 surround sound, the digital arts recording studio is available to students completing audio and music projects. A 10' x 12' isolation booth complements the mixing console and provides a quiet space for recording instrumentation and vocals. Students often use the studio's software, synthesizers, microphones and other studio equipment to complete projects for both class and personal use.