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Division of Music

Mabee Fine Arts Center

The Division of Music is located in the Mabee Fine Arts Center. In addition to music studios, offices, classrooms and practice rooms, this building contains:

  • Office of the Dean, School of Fine Arts
  • W. Francis McBeth Recital Hall
  • Music Library
  • Ouachita MIDI Lab
  • James A. Harrison Computer Lab
  • Charles W. Wright Choral Rehearsal Room
  • Insturmental Ensemble Rehearsal Room
  • Ada Clare Wade Davis Piano Lab

W. Francis McBeth Recital Hall

The W. Francis McBeth Recital Hall seats 267 and is equipped with a Fazioli 9’4″ Concert Grand piano, a¬†Baldwin 9′ Concert Grand piano, and a 34-rank Reuter custom built pipe organ. The hall includes an adjustable stage lighting system and digital recording equipment.

Jones Performing Arts Center

The Harvey and Bernice Jones Performing Arts Center consists of a 1,500-seat auditorium, makeup rooms, prop storage and construction rooms, faculty offices, and a ticket office. The facility contains a large working stage, an orchestra shell and pit, and a state-of-the-art sound system.

Jones Performing Arts Center is adjacent to Verser Theatre, creating one of the most versatile and beautiful theatre arts facilities in the region.