8 10, 2017

Berwick Hall – Oregon Bach Festival at the University of Oregon

By |2020-04-08T11:53:01-06:00October 8th, 2017|Arts, Civic, Education-old, Featured, Recital Halls, Uncategorized|

Eugene, Oregon Team: Hacker, Architect; Portland, OR The Shalleck Collaborative, Theatre Consultant; San Francisco, CA The venerable Oregon Bach Festival has long presented concerts of Bach, his contemporaries, and modern music that draws inspiration from early and baroque music. [...]

29 02, 2012

Dickinson College – Rubendall Recital Hall

By |2021-01-04T16:27:47-06:00February 29th, 2012|Education, Education-old, 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, Education-old, 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 |2020-12-31T09:04:39-06:00August 27th, 2010|Arts, Celebrating 40, 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 narrow building has a lobby at one end, a rehearsal room at the other, and the [...]

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 |2017-02-27T16:16:17-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Projects, Recital Halls, Recording and Broadcasting|

Built in 1732 and repeatedly underpinned and shored up over the course of two centuries, St. Luke's Church on London's Old Street finally succumbed to bad soil conditions in 1959, when the roof and interior structure were removed to prevent [...]

17 06, 2009

University of Maryland – Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls|

Situated on the north end of the College Park Campus of the University of Maryland, the 318,000-square-foot Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center functions as a “village” of ten interconnecting buildings that spread across 17 acres, bringing together the University’s School [...]

17 06, 2009

University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Theatres|

From 1992 to 1999, Kirkegaard contributed to a comprehensive reworking of the facilities for the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. The first step was the conversion of a 100-year-old gymnasium into the Dieterle Vocal Arts Center, with a choral [...]

17 06, 2009

Sydney Conservatorium of Music & Conservatorium High School

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, 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

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

Founded in 1917, San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers music education in addition to community enrichment programs and world-class performances. The expansion of the school dramatically increased its instructional and performance opportunities as well as its contribution to the cultural [...]

16 06, 2009

Rice University – Shepherd School of Music

By |2020-04-08T11:46:25-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, 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 |2020-04-08T11:46:25-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, 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 |2020-04-08T11:46:25-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Projects, Recital Halls, Theatres|

The University of Delaware's new $42 million 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, 250-seat recital hall, [...]

16 06, 2009

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

By |2020-04-08T11:46:58-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Commercial, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, LEED Sustainable, Projects, Recital Halls|

Since the early ’90s, Indiana University (IU) has repeatedly called upon Kirkegaard to oversee the acoustics design of expanded facilities for the Jacobs School of Music, which prides itself as one of largest and most prestigious music schools in the [...]

16 06, 2009

Gordon College – Phillips Music Center

By |2020-04-08T11:46:58-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Education, Education-old, 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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