7 05, 2022

SUNY Geneseo – Doty Building Recital Hall

By |2022-05-07T22:39:04-06:00May 7th, 2022|Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

Within this 1930 Tudor Revival, a comprehensive renovation provided office & instructional spaces for a variety of programs. Kirkegaard's primary focus was the conversion of a gymnasium into a 250-seat Recital Hall for the Department of Music. The insertion of…

6 01, 2022

San Francisco Conservatory of Music – Ute and William K. Bowes, Jr. Center for Performing Arts

By |2022-05-05T13:06:09-06:00January 6th, 2022|Civic, Projects, Recital Halls|

The new Ute and William J. Bowes, Jr. Center for Performing Arts does three critical things for the Conservatory: it provides housing for SFCM students; adds rehearsal and performance spaces; and supports SFCM initiatives in Technology and Applied Composition (TAC)…

9 03, 2018

Missouri State University – Ellis Hall

By |2022-05-06T17:05:27-06:00March 9th, 2018|Awards, Education, Higher Education, Recital Halls|

The 1959 modernist building has remained mostly untouched since constructed and has long suffered from poor sound isolation and unremarkable, undersized performance spaces. The design team did a comprehensive renovation that included replacing the building mechanical systems and much of…

8 10, 2017

Berwick Hall – Oregon Bach Festival at the University of Oregon

By |2022-05-06T16:54:58-06:00October 8th, 2017|Arts, Projects, Recital Halls|

The venerable Oregon Bach Festival has long presented concerts of Bach, his contemporaries, and modern music that draws inspiration from early and baroque music. OBF rehearsed and performed at various venues around Eugene, relying heavily on the University of Oregon's…

29 02, 2012

Dickinson College – Rubendall Recital Hall

By |2021-01-04T16:27:47-06:00February 29th, 2012|Education, Featured, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

Rubendall Recital Hall is a 250-seat room shoehorned into Dickinson College's century old structure. First renovated from a gymnasium building in 1981, the Weiss Center for the Arts' latest transformation features a highly flexible interior, lightweight recital screen, fabric ceiling, [...]

21 04, 2011

San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building – 4th Floor Tenant Improvements

By |2021-01-04T16:09:28-06:00April 21st, 2011|Arts, Civic, News, Projects, Recital Halls|

This renovation focuses on transforming nearly 80-year-old, neoclassical spaces into functional rehearsal, performance and support spaces as well as offices for use by the San Francisco Opera. Kirkegaard design services will encompass room acoustics and sound isolation design as well [...]

31 08, 2010

Brown University – Grant / Fulton Recital Hall

By |2020-12-31T09:29:27-06:00August 31st, 2010|Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Recording and Broadcasting|

Situated inside a 100-year old carriage house, Brown’s Grant Recital Hall was transformed into a new state-of-the-art recital / classroom space serving conventional and electronic ensembles. Technical infrastructure accommodates multi-channel playback / surround setups, and adjustable acoustics. The room serves [...]

27 08, 2010

Bowdoin College – Studzinski Recital Hall

By |2022-05-11T20:55:39-06:00August 27th, 2010|Arts, Awards, Projects, Recital Halls|

Bowdoin's new music facility is a unique adaptive reuse project, converting the 100 year old McKim Meade and White natatorium into a 285-seat concert/recital hall. The building has a narrow rehearsal room shoehorned in behind the stage at the gallery/lobby…

18 06, 2010

Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center for Rockport Music

By |2020-12-31T08:37:34-06:00June 18th, 2010|Arts, Featured, Projects, Recital Halls|

The Rockport Music Festival began performances in their new home in June 2010. Previous performances were held in a gallery space that was limited with a small stage, moderate ventilation, and less than perfect acoustics. Their new space, the Shalin [...]

18 06, 2009

LSO St Luke’s, the UBS & LSO Music Education Centre

By |2022-05-12T15:10:02-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Projects, Recital Halls, Recording and Broadcasting|

Planning and design services for the adaptive reuse of a ruined 1732 church into a rehearsal, recording, education, and performance space for the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO). With only the initial exterior walls, crypt and spire remaining, innovative solutions were…

17 06, 2009

University of Maryland – Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

By |2022-05-11T22:06:44-06:00June 17th, 2009|Concert Halls, Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

This new performing arts facility functions as a "village" of ten interconnecting buildings that bring together the University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance departments. Major spaces include a 1,200-seat concert hall, 300-seat recital hall, 650-seat proscenium theatre and a 200-seat dance…

17 06, 2009

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

By |2022-05-11T22:05:19-06:00June 17th, 2009|Awards, Concert Halls, Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Theatres|

This effort supported five separate projects: new music building with 300-seat recital hall, 250-seat studio theater, 100-seat recital hall, classrooms, offices, and teaching studios; extensive renovation of 750-seat lyric theatre; renovation of 400-seat drama theatre; conversion of a historic gymnasium…

17 06, 2009

Sydney Conservatorium of Music & Conservatorium High School

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Education, Higher Education, K-12 Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

At the heart of the 320,000 square foot redevelopment of the Sydney Conservatorium lies Verbrugghen Hall. Originally constructed in 1915 within the central courtyard of a nineteenth-century stables building, Verbrugghen has undergone a thorough acoustical renovation in accordance with heritage [...]

17 06, 2009

San Francisco Conservatory of Music – Oak Street

By |2022-05-11T21:31:16-06:00June 17th, 2009|Awards, Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

The Conservatory's home in the heart of San Francisco's arts district was created from the fabric of the old Athletic Club - a beloved downtown building. Altogether nearly 73,000 net square feet of space was created to accommodate the Conservatory's…

16 06, 2009

Rice University – Shepherd School of Music

By |2022-03-20T14:18:52-06:00June 16th, 2009|Concert Halls, Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

In 1987 Rice University hired Ricardo Bofill to create a new music building that would draw together their scattered music program under one roof. The resulting grandly-scaled neoclassical building includes a 1000-seat concert hall, a 250-seat recital hall, a black [...]

16 06, 2009

Pacific Lutheran University – Mary Baker Russell Music Center

By |2022-03-20T14:02:41-06:00June 16th, 2009|Concert Halls, Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

Pacific Lutheran University has excellent choral and instrumental music programs. Historically they had performed in a low-ceilinged, dry auditorium that did little to help their music-making. Teaching and practice facilities also were separated from the performing space. The new Mary [...]

16 06, 2009

University of Delaware – Louise & David Roselle Center for the Arts

By |2022-05-11T21:33:04-06:00June 16th, 2009|Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Theatres|

The University of Delaware's Center for the Arts is a superb new facility serving the needs of the Theater and Music Departments. The building includes a 464-seat proscenium theater with pit and full flytower; a 250-seat recital hall; a large…

16 06, 2009

Gordon College – Phillips Music Center

By |2022-03-20T13:21:31-06:00June 16th, 2009|Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

Room acoustics, mechanical noise, and audio/video systems consulting services for the new campus music facility, including classroom space, a recital hall, and practice rooms. The recital hall was designed to take advantage of the building's stunning view of Coy Pond [...]

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