Music courses are primarily held on the 8th floor of the MB Building, home of the John Molson School of Business. Faculty and administrative offices are located in the GM Building on the 5th floor. (View a map of Fine Arts buildings here.)
Highlights of Music's facilities include:
musical spaces designed by acoustician specifically for the department's needs, all on one floor and accessible by elevator;
jazz, electroacoustic, classical and choir "smart" classrooms with networked multimedia, mixing and playback capabilities;
recording room and control booth wired to record and playback activities in certain classrooms;
electroacoustic studios including an octophonic studio;
keyboard lab featuring 16 keyboards;
state-of-the-art practice modules with built-in soundproofing designed for solo or ensemble use;
Many concerts and presentations take place each year (along with numerous seminars and master classes) in the acoustically and visually spectacular Oscar Peterson Concert Hall. Seating 570 people, the concert hall continues to be the venue of choice for students, faculty, internationally acclaimed jazz, classical and electroacoustics concerts, and numerous CD recordings.
Students in the Department of Music also benefit from:
an on-site technical support equipment depot and proximity to IITS (MB tunnel level) and the Centre for Digital Arts (CDA) in the neighboring EV Building (accessible by tunnel),
a prime downtown Montreal location in the heart of Quartier Concordia, right on the Metro (green line) and bike bath, in a LEED Silver certified building that meets high environmental and sustainability criteria.
Additional practice facilities are located at the Loyola campus in the SC Building.