Imig Music BuildingImig Music Building

The College of Music's more-than 89,500-square-foot Imig Music Building houses recital halls, large ensemble rehearsal rooms, a choral room, a state-of-the-art recording studio, faculty studios, classrooms and offices, and more than 50 practice rooms. Our students also have access to the Waltz Music Library and the American Music Research Center, one of the largest and most important music research collections in the country; as well as access to dedicated space for our Musicians’ Wellness Program and Entrepreneurship Center for Music. Explore our recent expansion project.

Performance facilities

mackyMacky Auditorium

This 2,000-seat, century-old auditorium is home to our main stage opera productions, large ensemble concerts and special performances throughout the year.

Grusin Music HallGrusin

The 500-seat Grusin Music Hall hosts hundreds of performances every year by faculty, students, small ensembles and guests.

Large Ensemble Room

Our 160-seat Large Ensemble Room is an ideal venue for the college's larger groups to collaborate, rehearse and share their music-making.

Chamber Hall

With 113 stadium-style seats, the Chamber Hall doubles as an acoustic and academic space.

Music Theatre

The 270-seat Music Theatre is the home of the Eklund Opera Program.

Howard B. Waltz Music Library

The college’s outstanding Howard B. Waltz Music Library is considered to be among the nation’s most comprehensive. The library contains more than 150,000 volumes, scores, recordings and periodicals. Computerized facilities are provided for listening to recordings and work stations are available for computer-based reference searching. The Music Library also includes the American Music Research Center, a unique facility dedicated to the discovery of new information about American music. The center sponsors concerts and scholarly activities and serves as an archive for several extensive collections of American music.

waltz music libraryCAML and CRUNCH labs

The college also features extensive facilities for music technology and electronic music study. The Computer-Assisted Music Laboratories (CAML) are multi-purpose labs designed primarily for classroom instruction. They feature numerous workstations, each with a Musical Instrument Digital Interface, sampling keyboard, and a computer. The CRUNCH lab is a fully-featured electronic music project studio. This lab is optimized for computer music research (including live interactive performance systems), as well as sound recording and editing projects and audio/video production. The Class Piano laboratory is equipped with 12 digital pianos.