The Department of Music, located in the Center for the Arts, has many state of the art facilities.
The Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall is our largest venue at 500 seats. It features a rear-projection video system as well as a surround sound audio system. Our symphony orchestra, symphonic band, percussion ensemble and other groups perform here every semester. It also houses Towson University’s pipe organ.
The Recital Hall opened in 2005 and seats 160. An acoustically and visually beautiful space, the Recital Hall is used for the vast majority of our student recital as well as smaller chamber and ensemble performances.
The Recording Studio of the Towson University Department of Music (RSTUDM) features a main recording room and three isolation booths, as well as a control room capable of surround mixing. This Pro Tools HD facility has a wide range of high quality microphones, preamps, and processors.
The Creative Technology Lab is the primary home for our students studying composition. The lab offers a wide variety of hardware and software for our student composers.
The Department of Music's computer lab is equipped with iMacs and MIDI controllers. Many of the department's technology classes are taught in this space. Available software includes Finale, Logic, Adobe Creative Suite and more.
The Resource Room contains an extensive collection of books, scores, audio and video recordings and more. In addition, there are six computers and an A/V playback station.
There are 39 practice rooms are located on the fourth floor of the Center for the Arts. Music majors enrolled in lessons and/or ensembles are eligible for access.
Our multimedia classrooms are equipped with high quality speakers with subwoofer, speaker amplifiers, control system, blu-ray player, CD player, computer, document camera, projector, piano and more.