The centrepiece of this vision is the creation of a new, iconic, state-of-the-art building for the School of Music.
- 40 acoustically-flexible practice rooms (including many with pianos and ranging in size from small to large)
- 15 ensemble or chamber rooms of various sizes to support group and ensemble teaching, and performance assessments and auditions
- one main auditorium/concert venue to seat up to 800 people
- one outside amphitheatre with moveable staging, seating 600 people
- one chamber auditorium/concert venue to seat approximately 200 people
- a jazz club style venue, seating about 200 people
- one conference room
- recording studio
- approximately 20 office spaces — 15 soundproofed for teaching
- an undergraduate computer lab with 25 workstations
- lounges for undergraduates, postgraduates and staff
- a restaurant / cafe accessible to the Jazz Club and amphitheatre
- various instruments for each practice and ensemble room, including two grand pianos for the auditoriums
- a moveable stage for outdoor concerts
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Creative Music Technology – Blog
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Reflection: New York Study Tour, 2014
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The Second International Symposium on the Malay Musical Arts of Indonesia’s Riau Islands (SIRI)
In the past decade, a growing literature has emerged on the phenomena of sound and body movement in relation to the human emotions and senses.
During semester, seminars are given by staff, postgraduate students and visiting scholars. All seminars are held in the Elizabeth Burchill Room, E561, Menzies Building.