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Teaching and Practice Facilities

Music Technology/Piano Lab, Myers Fine Arts Building

Furnished with state-of-the-art equipment, the lab contains workstations for audio production and student projects. View equipment list.

Music Classroom, Myers Fine Arts Building

This 50-seat “smart” classroom in Myers 112 is designed for music and art instruction and also provides small ensemble rehearsal space. The classroom includes:

  • Staff chalk boards
  • Baldwin grand piano
  • Computer projection
  • Internet connection
  • Audio system to accommodate CDs, tapes, and LP records
  • Video projection from VHS or DVD
  • High-resolution slide projection for fine arts

Feinberg Library

Audio and visual services, available whenever Feinberg is open, include 32 audio listening stations and six video viewing stations.

Approximately 2766 audio recordings in LP record or compact disc format circulate to students. Feinberg houses about 3400 music-related books and serials, and approximately 2873 music scores.

Electronic access to 31 music periodicals is available at all net-worked computer stations on campus through the JSTOR database.

Teaching Studios, Myers Fine Arts Building

Applied faculty teach in studios equipped with grand pianos (six), upright pianos (six), and audio playback systems.

Practice Rooms, Myers Fine Arts Building

Through electronic card-key, students in applied study have 24/7 access to 13 clean, comfortable, soundproofed practice rooms. Eight rooms are furnished with upright pianos and five with grand pianos.

Large Rehearsal Room, Myers Fine Arts Building

Doubling as a student performing and rehearsing space, Myers 300 is used for performance classes, auditions, and large ensemble rehearsals. The room seats 95 and features a Baldwin grand piano.

Small Rehearsal Room, Myers Fine Arts Building

This secondary rehearsal area seats 75 and houses a Baldwin grand piano and a Baldwin organ.

Dance and Theatre Studio, Myers Fine Arts Building

The dance and theatre studio has padded flooring, full-length mirrors, ballet barre for movement and eurhythmics sessions, piano, and portable audio equipment.

Instruments and Storage

The music department has an inventory of approximately 50 wind and string instruments available on short-term loan for a nominal fee for students participating in college ensembles.

Lockers in a secure area are available to students participating in college ensembles free of charge.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about the music program of SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Karen Becker, Chairperson
Phone: (518) 564-2471
Fax: (518) 564-2197
Email: [email protected]

SUNY Plattsburgh
Department of Music
Myers Fine Arts 114
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901