Temple’s Main Campus is home to a range of classroom and performance facilities for music and dance students, including a number of performing arts venues for student ensembles, practice rooms and state-of-the-art technology.
Presser Hall is one of nine buildings that houses Boyer College of Music and Dance. It is open 24 hours during the academic year for students. The building features state-of-the-art AV and recording equipment, labs, and rehearsal rooms.
Presser Hall is home to 16 new practice rooms and a three-room recording studio, including four new Steinway model pianos for Rock Hall. In addition, two of the Wenger practice rooms in Presser Hall have virtual acoustic environment effects installed.
Temple Performing Arts Center
Temple Performing Arts Center (TPAC) is where Boyer’s large ensembles perform, including the orchestra, wind symphony, choirs, percussion and jazz band. TPAC is also home to Lew Klein’s auditorium and Boyer’s annual MOSAIC concert during Homecoming weekend. During the school year, the center will host holiday concerts, film screenings, receptions, guest lectures and classes.
Conwell Dance Theater
The Conwell Dance Theater is a fully equipped 175-seat black box theater.
Rock Hall features a 325-seat auditorium with surround sound and 6500 lumens Panasonic video projection. It is equipped with practice rooms, computer music labs, small ensemble rehearsal rooms, an audition room, a green room, and harpsichord- and harp-dedicated rooms.
Temple University Center City
Temple University Center City (TUCC) is located just across the street from City Hall, surrounded by the home offices of major national corporations. TUCC is the continuing education destination for aspiring Owls in the central part of Philadelphia. For Boyer students, TUCC offers a PhD in Music Therapy. However, interested students may have to take one or more courses on another campus to complete this degree at Temple University Center City.
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