College of Fine Arts and Communication

Department of Music


Center for the Arts

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The Center for the Arts is located at the corner of Osler and Cross Campus drives. It houses the Ruth Marder Studio Theatre, Mainstage Theatre, the Asian Arts & Culture Center, the Center for the Arts Art Gallery, Holtzman MFA Art Gallery, and the offices of the Maryland Performing Arts Institute and Community Arts Center.

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The Center for the Arts was extensively renovated and augmented in 2004. The Department of Music occupies three floors in two wings of the building. The new wing contains most of the faculty offices, the administrative suite, the new recording studio, the keyboard lab, percussion practice rooms, resource room, and computer lab.

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The renovated wing contains most of the classrooms, practice rooms, rehearsal rooms, the Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, and the Recital Hall.


Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall

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The Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall has 500 seats. It houses Towson University’s pipe organ.


Stephens Hall Theatre

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Stephens Hall, easily identified by its clock tower, is located in the 7900 block of York Road. The Stephens Hall Theatre seats 680. It is a traditional proscenium space with an orchestra pit which houses the Music for the Stage productions as well as performances by other campus units and professional touring groups.


Recital Hall

The new Recital Hall was built in 2004. It has 162 seats.


Recording Studio

The RSTUDM is a professional, teaching recording studio. Recording, mixing, and mastering services are available to members of the Towson Unversity community and the public.



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All classrooms are equipped with Dell and Apple computers, digital document readers, and ceiling-mounted LCD projectors.




Department of Music
Center for the Arts, Room # 3095 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2839
Fax: 410-704-2841




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