New Recital Hall and Music | Renovation
State College, Pennsylvania

Construction will begin this summer on renovations to the 1960s-era Music Building I and the addition of a 400-seat vineyard style recital hall. The existing recital hall within Music I will be backfilled with a large ensemble rehearsal room and front of house and back of house support spaces for the new hall. Nextstage Design provided comprehensive services for theater design, planning, and equipment.

Institution
Pennsylvania State University

Design Architect
William Rawn Associates

Executive Architect
Bostwick Design Partnership

Acoustician
Talaske | Sound Thinking

Construction Manager
PJ Dick

Construction Type
New construction
Renovation

Square Feet
13,390 new
11,440 renovated

Cost
$15.5 million

Completion
2018

Users
School of Music

Spaces
400-seat recital hall

Photo: © William Rawn Associates