The Music Department maintains 10 classrooms: a Choral Rehearsal Room/Recital Hall, Band Room, new Music Technology Lab, one classroom outfitted for Music Theory instruction and five lecture classrooms. Each of the classrooms has stereo and video equipment for high-quality playback of DVDs and CDs.
Choral Rehearsal Room/Recital Hall, HS 117
The Choral Rehearsal Room/Recital Hall is equipped with two Steinway Model B grand pianos. It has stereo and video equipment for instructional purposes. It is finished with beautiful wood-trimmed walls and floors for recitals and public presentations. This room may be used only by faculty and students approved by a faculty member for the specific purpose of preparing for a performance. Faculty and student use of this room beyond the normal class schedule must be reserved in advance by contacting the music office in HS 118.
Band Room, HS 109
The Band Room is equipped with music stands and ergonomically-correct chairs, percussion equipment, stereo equipment and a piano. This equipment is for use by our instrumental ensembles that rehearse there, including the Concert Band, Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble. The room also is used for private lessons in percussion and section rehearsals. Use of this room for student practice or faculty rehearsals must be reserved in advance by contacting the music office in HS 118.
Practice rooms, HS 108 A-H,
Practice rooms are available in the practice suite for student use. Rooms HS 108 A-G are equipped with pianos. HS 108 H is equipped with a Lyon and Healy harp and is reserved for harp students only. HS 104 is equipped with a Reuter pipe organ for students taking organ lessons. HS 104 has a secondary function for piano practice, but organ students have priority.
Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College
Only a few blocks from the waterfront in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, the Palladium includes the Stavros Great Room and the Hough Concert Hall. The Stavros Great Room features 12’x12’ stage, sound and dimmable lighting and can accommodate up to 150 people in a variety of configurations. Hough Concert Hall is the premier performance space with incredible natural acoustics, a beautiful and spacious ambience and seating for 850. Classical, jazz, ballet, opera, theater and film are all equally at home in this magnificent room.