Facilities/Equipment

 fulkerson hall

Concert Halls

Fulkerson Recital Hall

  • 227-seat recital hall
  • Two Steinway concert grands
  • Venue for solo recitals to large ensembles
  • All concerts recorded
  • Neumann microphones
  • Available for CD, DAT and video recordings

Van Duzer Theater

  • 670-seat theater
  • Well-equipped facility for any performance

Our facilities features a 200-seat recital hall, three computer labs, many practice rooms, digital and analog recording equipment, many grand pianos, a large inventory of wind, string, and percussion instruments, and one of the most comprehensive chamber music libraries on the West Coast.

Buildings & Labs

Modern classrooms, teaching studios, piano lab, computer technology classroom, composition/film scoring workstation, 30 practice rooms, over sixty pianos, harpsichords, organ, percussion studios, string, wind and brass instruments for student use, and an early instrument collection

Piano Lab

The Piano Lab is a Roland digital piano lab with twenty-six student keyboards and a master control panel. It functions for class lab settings and individual practice.

Music Technology Lab

There are a total of ten workstations in the lab comprised of the following hardware and software:

Hardware

  • 10 - I Mac 3.2 GHz Intel Core Duo SDRAM 2x512
  • 10 - 60 key Controller Keyboards
  • 5 - M-Audio MobilPre USB Powered Preamp and Audio Interface
  • 10 - Pairs of Koss TD/80 Headphones
  • 1 - HP Laser Jet 2100 Printer

Software

  • Finale 2011
  • ProTools Academic
  • GarageBand 4.1.2 with World Music and Symphony Jam Packs
  • Logic Express 9.0
  • Auralia
  • Microsoft Office
  • iMovie
  • iTunes

Music Libraries

Our Music Libraries contain historical sets and collected editions of the works of selected major composers as well as a large collection of study scores of classical and contemporary works. In addition, scholarly works on music history, theory, analysis, performance practice, music education, biographical materials on performers and composers, as well as research oriented guides and bibliographies are also available. Students also have online access to research library catalogues and to Music Index and RILM.

  • Chamber music collection has more than 10,000 holdings—the largest on the west coast
  • Anthologies and collections of early keyboard works
  • Large collection of harpsichord and organ works
  • A variety of popular, folk and jazz scores
  • Large collection of study scores, including symphonies, chamber music and dozens of piano concertos
  • Pedagogy materials including historical treatises such as CPE Bach and Turk to Geisiking and Schnabel
  • Books cover topics from performance practice to analysis and ethnomusicology
  • Complete collected works/manuscripts
    • JS Bach (both the Gesellschaft and the Neue Bach Ausgabe)
    • Beethoven
    • Berlioz
    • Brahms
    • Chopin (multiple editions)
    • Handel
    • Haydn
    • Hindemith
    • Liszt
    • Mendelssohn
    • Mozart
    • Schoenberg
    • Schubert
    • Schumann
    • Schostakovich
    • Syzmanowski
    • Telemann
    • Verdi
    • Vivaldi