School of Performing Arts: Music Facilities

The ISU Music Department is housed in the Fine Arts Building located on the southwest corner of the campus. Music facilities, located on the first three floors of the building, include a 450-seat recital hall, classrooms, large and small ensemble rehearsal rooms, studios, listening laboratory/record library, practice rooms, electronic piano lab, and MIDI computer lab.

Practice rooms are available to students. Schedules are posted on the doors so that students can sign up for practice time. The use of practice rooms for anything other than musical purposes is prohibited. Private teaching in Music Department facilities is prohibited except by special permission of the Music Department Chair.

Lockers for instruments, music, and personal belongings, are located in the hallways directly outside the practice rooms. Students must check out combination locks from the Music Department Secretary. No individually-owned locking devices are to be used on music lockers. Additional storage space is provided adjacent to the instrumental rehearsal room - FA 109.

Goranson Recital Hall is reserved for recitals, concerts, and preparatory rehearsals. Reservations for use of the Hall are to be made through the Music Department Secretary, and should be made as far in advance of a program as possible to avoid any conflict. See Goranson Hall Policy for important information about scheduling.

Music Listening Computer Lab (FA 203) hours of operation will be posted each semester on the door. Any time during the posted hours students may utilize the listening facilities which include: DVDs, cassette tapes, video tapes, records, and compact discs. The lab contains MIDI workstations, each with an Apple Macintosh computer, a MIDI keyboard and MIDI sound sources. A typewriter is also available to students. No university records, compact discs, tapes, recordings or listening equipment may be checked out.