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Music Facilities at Scripps College

Scripps College possesses fine music facilities in the Performing Arts Center of Scripps College, which was dedicated and opened in Fall 2003 and includes the George and MaryLou Boone Recital Hall, Nancy Glanville Music Library (housing an extensive collection of musical scores and recordings), Garrison Theatre, spacious teaching studios, practice rooms equipped with grand pianos and harpsichords, and a keyboard/computer music lab. Balch Hall is also used frequently for Friday at Noon Concerts and faculty recitals. Students also have access to Denison Library at Scripps and to the Honnold Library with its substantial music holdings.

Location Description
Garrison Theater State-of-the-art acoustics, nine-foot Steinway grand piano, 700 person capacity
Boone Recital Hall State-of-the-art acoustics, 2 7ft Steinway grand pianos, 120 person capacity
Balch Auditorium Excellent chamber music acoustics, 270 person capacity
Balch Auditorium Stage Nine-foot Steinway concert grand piano, in-house recording facility
Piano Practice Rooms With 6 Yamaha practice grand pianos, 7 Steinway studio upright pianos for use by students or the department
Nancy Glanville Music Library Extensive music score holdings, substantial collection of music texts, LPs and CDs Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm, Sun-Th 7:00-10:00pm