5 05, 2022

Valley City State University – Fine Arts Building

By |2022-05-05T13:12:47-06:00May 5th, 2022|Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Valley City State University (VCSU) has a small but beautiful campus on the National Register of Historic Places. The new Fine Arts Building is the first significant addition to the campus since the 1960s and houses the Music and Art…

5 05, 2022

University of Central Florida – Performing Arts Complex Phase I

By |2022-05-05T13:08:59-06:00May 5th, 2022|Education, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The University of Central Florida Performing Arts Complex serves as UCF's primary home for the Theater and Music departments. Phase I includes a full complement of music, theater and dance rehearsal rooms, teaching studios, practice rooms and administrative spaces, and…

22 03, 2022

Cincinnati Ballet – Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance

By |2022-05-05T13:23:15-06:00March 22nd, 2022|Arts, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The building offers nine dance studios, ranging in size from 1800 sf to 3600 sf including flexible 140 seat performance space along with new administration area. Ballet's size increased by more than 60% compared to their previous building. As the…

28 12, 2021

Center of Creative Arts

By |2022-05-04T18:37:26-06:00December 28th, 2021|Arts, Performing Arts Centers|

To better serve their growing student body, the Center of Creative Arts (COCA) underwent a renovation and expansion. The new building features a state of the art Theatre with orchestra pit while also housing three new Dance Studios to fill the needs of their ever expanding community classes and summer camps. The scope of the renovation of the 1950 Eric Medelsohn B'nai Amoona Synagogue has been created to restore the interior to more closely match the original architecture. Under the high arching roof will be a new flexible Performance Lab with retractable seating for a dance rehearsal and informal presentation/event space. The renovation also transformed the expanded congregation portion of the original sanctuary into two new dance studios. Other features of the project include a new lobby/pre-function space, office, green room and a new scene shop.

13 03, 2018

Yale School of Music – Adams Center for Musical Arts

By |2022-05-06T17:19:43-06:00March 13th, 2018|Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Hendrie Hall was originally built in 1895 for the Law School, and for several decades has been one of several buildings occupied by the School of Music. Kirkegaard has provided acoustics, isolation, noise control, and AV design services for a…

12 01, 2012

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts – Jim Fausett Theater

By |2022-05-11T11:43:59-06:00January 12th, 2012|Arts, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The acoustic design challenges were a central concern when the project was designed. The wide range of uses required the design of acoustic curtains and banners to reduce reverberation and reflections and offer different acoustic Environments. At the same time,…

21 04, 2011

National Concert Hall (Competition Entry)

By |2021-01-04T16:07:48-06:00April 21st, 2011|Arts, Concert Halls, News, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

In the Fall of 2008, an international design competition was held to redevelop the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland at its current Earlsfort Terrace location. The project objective was to provide three performance auditoria with the highest international standards [...]

4 09, 2010

Carnegie Hall Studio Towers

By |2022-05-06T18:13:53-06:00September 4th, 2010|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The historic Studio Towers above Carnegie Hall has undergone a full renovation to support the educational missions of the Weill Music Institute and The Academy, which is a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute's…

2 07, 2009

Overture Center for the Arts

By |2020-12-29T15:55:07-06:00July 2nd, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Overture Project is remarkable in many ways.  The construction cost of $205 million was a gift from a single donor, local businessman Jerry Frautschi.  His extraordinary generosity provided Madison, Wisconsin, with a beautiful new performing arts center designed by [...]

19 06, 2009

Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

By |2020-12-29T15:14:45-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Jacoby Symphony Hall was built as a new concert hall incorporated into the renovation project of the Jacksonville City Auditorium complex. The new concert hall was inserted within the existing building, replacing the underutilized exhibition hall. Extensive areas of the [...]

19 06, 2009

Tanglewood Music Center – Seiji Ozawa Hall

By |2020-12-29T15:09:22-06:00June 19th, 2009|Amphitheatres, Arts, Concert Halls, Outdoor, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Boston Symphony Orchestra wanted a 1200-seat concert hall at Tanglewood for several purposes: A rehearsal space for the Tanglewood Music Center student orchestra; a recital space for guest artists and members of the BSO during their summer residency; a [...]

19 06, 2009

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

By |2022-05-11T21:21:12-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Room acoustics, mechanical noise, and audiovisual systems consulting services for the new 1300-seat proscenium theater. The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts is located at the center of Virginia Beach's new Town Center and is part of an innovative urban…

19 06, 2009

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

By |2020-12-29T11:10:13-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

Meymandi Concert Hall is a new facility located beside the existing 2,000+ seat multi-purpose Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh, North Carolina. The primary purpose of the hall is to serve the North Carolina Symphony as a space for rehearsal as well [...]

19 06, 2009

Portland Center for the Performing Arts

By |2020-12-29T11:09:04-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Portland Center for the Performing Arts was built in downtown Portland as part of a successful urban renewal effort. Occupying nearly a city block across from a 1929 movie palace, the project included the renovation of the movie palace [...]

19 06, 2009

Philadelphia Academy of Music

By |2020-12-29T11:05:57-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Acoustics design for full range of improvements for the 2,900-seat historic home of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Opera Company of Philadelphia. The project provided backstage improvements, improved seating, a new stage floor, a new orchestra pit, and new audio [...]

19 06, 2009

Peace Center for Performing Arts

By |2010-09-03T15:22:10-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Peace Center for the Performing Arts consists of two newly constructed, free-standing multi-purpose theaters built on the site of an old textile mill in downtown Greenville, SC. Several mill buildings were renovated as support, administrative, and retail spaces, while [...]

19 06, 2009

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

By |2010-07-16T08:57:03-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Although the Ordway Music Theatre, with its rich finishes and its obvious debt to the European opera house resembles many other recent theaters, at the time it was built it was a radical departure from the aesthetic of the 'democratic [...]

19 06, 2009

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts

By |2010-09-03T15:04:36-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Centre East Theatre is an 848-seat multi-purpose proscenium theater that is part of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. The space is designed to support a wide range of productions including local symphony orchestras, drama productions, musicals, [...]

19 06, 2009

North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

By |2022-05-11T21:59:25-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Awards, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

Acoustics design and mechanical systems noise control for this 2,100-seat concert hall/music theatre and 450-seat playhouse within a $300 million mixed-use complex including retail and office spaces. The Belk Theater serves as the primary venue for the Charlotte Symphony, the…

18 06, 2009

Hult Center for the Performing Arts

By |2022-05-12T15:15:25-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Acoustics consulting services for improvement of symphonic acoustics, and the installation of a reverberation enhancement system for this 2,500-seat hall. The engagement included the design of a new orchestra shell for improved onstage communication and projection to the audience.

18 06, 2009

Holland Performing Arts Center

By |2022-05-11T22:55:42-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Room acoustics, mechanical systems, and audio systems design for this new 2000-seat multi-use concert hall. The project also incorporates a separate 450-seat chamber music hall that serves as an orchestra rehearsal space, multi-purpose lobby, and renovation of Omaha's Orpheum Theatre,…

18 06, 2009

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts

By |2022-05-11T22:53:16-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Comprehensive program of acoustics, audio and noise control recommendations including a new stage and shell design for the home of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Remodeling of this original, opulent movie palace was completed in 1972 by acoustician Heinrich Keilholz.

18 06, 2009

Collin County Center for the Arts

By |2022-05-11T22:49:52-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Collin County Center for the Arts is an innovative public-private collaboration among the cities of Allen, Frisco, and Plano, Texas - three neighbors north of Dallas. The centrally located phased development aims to create a comprehensive arts and education…

18 06, 2009

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

By |2022-05-11T20:59:36-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Awards, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a multi-use performing arts venue located Northwest of downtown Atlanta serving Broadway productions, concerts, opera, ballet, family shows, and corporate meetings. The project is comprised of a 2,750-seat theatre, rehearsal rooms, and a…

18 06, 2009

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

By |2022-05-11T22:46:53-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Acoustical Design of this multi-faceted space. The room can be re-configured to adjust from a 900-seat intimate drama theater, to a 1,500-seat lyric theater, to an 1,800+ seat European-style concert hall, to a 1,900-seat arena space. The auditorium physically adapts…

18 06, 2009

Carnegie Hall – Isaac Stern Auditorium

By |2022-05-11T22:42:53-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, 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. Following a 1986…

17 06, 2009

University of Alabama Birmingham – Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

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

The Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center is a new structure built adjacent to the 1960s music building at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. The PAC complements the existing facilities by focusing on performance halls. It includes the 1300-seat Jemison [...]

17 06, 2009

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – Hatfield Hall

By |2022-03-20T14:21:30-06:00June 17th, 2009|Education, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Acoustical and mechanical systems noise and vibration control for this 49,000 sf, 600-seat proscenium theater and office building. The two-story structure also contains rehearsal and support spaces for the theater, and houses the Institute's office of Development and Alumni Relations.

16 06, 2009

Christopher Newport University – Ferguson Center for the Arts

By |2022-05-11T21:36:52-06:00June 16th, 2009|Awards, Education, Higher Education, 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…

16 06, 2009

California Polytechnic State University – Christopher Cohan Center

By |2022-03-20T12:33:41-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Acoustical design services for the multi-use 1,289-seat Sidney Harman Hall, the 180-seat classroom Philips Hall, and the multi-purpose Pavilion that holds various capacities up to 400. Also included were support spaces throughout the facility. The Christopher Cohan Center and the [...]

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