31 08, 2007

Brown University – Grant / Fulton Recital Hall

By |2023-03-13T11:41:00-06:00August 31st, 2007|Arts, Awards, Projects, Recital Halls|

Situated inside a 100-year old carriage house, Brown's Grant / Fulton Hall has been transformed into a new state-of-the-art recital/classroom space serving conventional and electronic ensembles. As the music department's primary performance venue, the room's technical infrastructure accommodates multi-channel playback/surround…

27 08, 2007

Bowdoin College – Studzinski Recital Hall

By |2023-02-21T12:23:15-06:00August 27th, 2007|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 narrow building has a lobby at one end, a rehearsal room at the other, and the…

19 06, 2007

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

By |2023-02-15T19:15:06-06:00June 19th, 2007|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Projects|

The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach’s Town Center is the heart of an innovative urban development business district. It has helped defined the new downtown by the addition of a first-rate cultural arts attraction for Virginia…

18 06, 2007

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

By |2023-02-21T12:26:04-06:00June 18th, 2007|Arts, Awards, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The centerpiece of the Cobb Energy PAC is the 2,750-seat John A. Williams Theater—a room that deftly blends striking architectural and interior design elements, ultra-modern theater systems, and inspired acoustic and theatrical ingenuity. This opulent space is designed as a…

16 06, 2007

Purdue University Fort Wayne – John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center

By |2023-02-15T19:24:38-06:00June 16th, 2007|Arts, Concert Halls, Projects|

The Rhinehart Music Center serves a wide range of university groups, musical ensembles, and community performance events, including a community band and youth orchestra. It offers large rehearsal rooms for band and chorus, recording room, practice rooms, classrooms, teaching studios…

18 06, 2006

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA)

By |2023-02-27T13:06:02-06:00June 18th, 2006|Arts, Museums, Projects|

The Overture Center for the Arts transformed a city block of downtown Madison, renovating a historic Rapp & Rapp theater into a 1,200-seat multi-purpose theater, adding a new 2,250-seat theater for symphony, opera, and musical theater, creating a new 330-seat…

16 06, 2006

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

By |2023-03-13T11:57:53-06:00June 16th, 2006|Arts, Projects, Recital Halls|

The Roselle Center for the Arts is a welcoming new facility, designed to blend in with the federal-style brick building that are typical of the University of Delaware’s campus. It is the school’s primary performance venue for the theater and…

17 06, 2005

Stanford University – Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA)

By |2023-03-20T19:09:28-06:00June 17th, 2005|Arts, Projects, Recording and Broadcasting|

Room acoustics, mechanical noise and vibration control, and audio/visual consulting services to renovate Stanford's home of the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) and the Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities. The building holds a…

16 06, 2005

Christopher Newport University – Ferguson Center for the Arts

By |2023-03-13T12:42:25-06:00June 16th, 2005|Arts, Awards, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Room acoustics, noise and vibration control, and audio/video systems design for this dynamic new facility which presents opera, popular music, Broadway musicals and is home to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Phase 1 included a new 440-seat theatre, studio theatre, music…

11 05, 2005

Overture Center for the Arts – Overture Hall

By |2023-02-15T08:58:56-06:00May 11th, 2005|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Projects|

The Overture Center for the Arts created a beautiful new home for the major arts organizations of Madison, including Madison Opera. The centerpiece of the project is the 2,250-seat Overture Hall, a stunning new room for opera, dance, and musical…

13 07, 2003

Pressure Point Recording Studios

By |2023-02-27T11:12:08-06:00July 13th, 2003|Arts, Projects, Recording and Broadcasting|

Pressure Point's new recording studios were built around a new SSL console and integrated into a narrow site. Sound isolation, mechanical noise control, and room acoustics for this design work with the creativity of space utilization sought throughout every available…

24 06, 2003

Mountain Laurel Center – Tom Ridge Pavilion

By |2023-02-14T13:56:34-06:00June 24th, 2003|Amphitheatres, Arts, Projects|

The Mountain Laurel Center's new pavilion forms the core of a growing multi-use arts complex, and is a summer performance venue for the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Symphony Orchestras. As the seed project for this mountainside home for the arts, the…

18 06, 2003

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

By |2023-02-18T13:23:48-06:00June 18th, 2003|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Projects|

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…

18 06, 2003

Carnegie Hall – Isaac Stern Auditorium

By |2023-02-18T09:52:53-06:00June 18th, 2003|Arts, Concert Halls, Projects|

The legendary quality of Carnegie Hall’s acoustics were the result of numerous progressive architectural modifications to the room, including the removal of part of the stage ceiling in a pre-1900 effort to stage opera in the space. Generations of performances…

8 06, 2003

Andrews University – Howard Performing Arts Center

By |2023-02-18T13:42:15-06:00June 8th, 2003|Arts, Concert Halls, Projects|

A generous donation was the impetus for the Howard Performing Arts Center at Andrews University. When dreams inevitably outstripped the budget, Kirkegaard worked with the client to develop strategies for maximizing what their dollars could buy. The client chose to…

21 03, 2003

Emory University – The Donna and Marvin Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

By |2023-03-21T11:27:03-06:00March 21st, 2003|Arts, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Donna and Marvin Schwartz Center at Emory University is where teaching, learning, and performance merge on campus, providing a vital arts presence and space for engagement with the broader community. The facility includes an 820-seat concert hall with recording…

9 02, 2003

Carnegie Hall – Isaac Stern Auditorium AV Shootout

By |2023-02-15T09:32:29-06:00February 9th, 2003|Arts, Concert Halls, Projects|

Beginning in 2007 Kirkegaard began the process of working with Carnegie Hall to determine the best loudspeaker design for the iconic Stern Auditorium, known to most people simply as Carnegie Hall. The existing loudspeaker system had been identified in [...]

18 06, 2002

Red Rocks Amphitheatre Visitor Center

By |2023-02-15T08:35:22-06:00June 18th, 2002|Amphitheatres, Arts, Projects|

Kirkegaard provided comprehensive acoustics and audio/video design consulting services for The Red Rocks Visitor Center in Morrison, Colorado. Integrated into the natural rock formations at the top of this world-renowned Amphitheater, interactive displays feature the geologic and music history of…

16 06, 2002

High Point University – Hayworth Fine Arts Center

By |2023-03-14T20:51:15-06:00June 16th, 2002|Arts, Projects, Theatres|

Room acoustics, mechanical noise control, and audio/video system design for a new 500-seat proscenium theater, 125-seat black box, radio studios, television studios, graphic arts lab, lecture hall, faculty office, practice rooms and art exhibit space.

19 06, 2001

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

By |2023-02-18T14:01:36-06:00June 19th, 2001|Arts, Concert Halls, Projects|

This new performing arts facility complex contains the 1,747-seat Meymandi Concert Hall, home to the North Carolina Symphony and the 604-seat A. J. Fletcher Opera Theater, a proscenium lyric theatre that also serves as an intimate chamber music and recital…

18 06, 2001

Joseph M. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

By |2023-02-18T14:05:06-06:00June 18th, 2001|Arts, Concert Halls, Projects|

Meyerhoff opened in 1982 and was designed as a 2,400-seat concert hall for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, with pops and other musical performance activities rounding-out their performance calendar. Kirkegaard was retained for an acoustics improvement renovation that took place in…

18 06, 2001

Atlanta Symphony Center – Design Study

By |2023-02-23T15:55:06-06:00June 18th, 2001|Arts, Concert Halls, Projects|

Built in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, Symphony Center will be a cornerstone of the Woodruff Arts Center's Village of the Arts. Involved with the initial site analysis and evaluation, Kirkegaard has provided programming, room acoustics and mechanical noise control…

18 06, 2001

University Of Louisville – Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

By |2023-03-20T19:13:50-06:00June 18th, 2001|Arts, Awards, Museums, Projects|

Room acoustics, and noise control services for a new 175-seat planetarium and classroom complex at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. The Rauch Planetarium provides a high-tech, multi-media learning venue for the presentation of educational programs supporting astronomy and space science…

17 06, 2001

University of Maryland – Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

By |2023-03-13T11:43:51-06:00June 17th, 2001|Arts, 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…

18 06, 2000

Field Museum Of Natural History – Various Exhibits

By |2023-02-27T12:56:56-06:00June 18th, 2000|Arts, Museums, Projects|

Over the years as new exhibits are installed, Kirkegaard has worked on various projects at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History. Repeat services for this client have included the museum's original "Sue" Exhibit, featuring the world's largest, most complete, and…

17 06, 2000

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

By |2023-03-13T11:47:00-06:00June 17th, 2000|Arts, Awards, Projects, Recital Halls|

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…

16 06, 2000

Gordon College – Phillips Music Center

By |2023-03-13T12:00:05-06:00June 16th, 2000|Arts, 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…

16 06, 2000

Franklin & Marshall College – Ann and Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts

By |2023-03-20T18:39:35-06:00June 16th, 2000|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Projects|

Room acoustics and mechanical noise consulting services for the renovation of a 1930's era 500-seat lecture hall to serve as a dedicated concert hall facility with upgraded lobby, backstage rehearsal rooms, and faculty offices. The hall's raked floor and new…

17 06, 1999

University of Alabama Birmingham – Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

By |2023-03-13T11:13:35-06:00June 17th, 1999|Arts, Projects, Theatres|

The Alys Robinson Stephens Center is a tribute to creativity, but not just in the way you might expect. When UAB set out to build a performing arts center to serve its arts program and present visiting artists, the initial…

19 06, 1998

Portland Center for the Performing Arts

By |2023-02-23T16:25:32-06:00June 19th, 1998|Arts, Awards, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Renovation of 2,750-seat Paramount Theatre which has been rededicated the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, for the Oregon Symphony. New construction includes the 880-seat multi-use Newmark Theatre; 330-seat Dolores Winningstad Theatre, a courtyard theatre for drama, opera, recitals and receptions.

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