Visual & Performing Arts Facilities

The department of Visual & Performing Arts offers exciting courses in music history, music theory, music performance, art history and digital media arts in its technologically enhanced facilities. 

Graphics Arts Lab

  • Located in Hayden 104
  • Hi-res LCD projector and screen
  • 16 computer stations with 27” iMac computers
  • 17”x100’ large-format roll-paper photo network printer
  • Hi-res network scanner
  • Wacom digital sketch tablets with stylus pens (drawing)
  • SONY 16.6 MB HD cameras (photography)
  • Canon Vixia HD camcorders (video)
  • Tripods
  • Boom and condenser microphones
  • Adobe CS5 (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Corel Painter 12

Digital Audio Lab

  • Located in Hayden 105
  • Hi-res LCD projector and screen
  • Nine 88-key digital pianos with classic-weight keys
  • 24-key MIDI controller with programmable soft drum pads
  • Mbox2 digital audio interface
  • Estonia baby grand acoustic piano
  • Studio monitor speakers and headphones
  • Condenser, drum-kit and boon microphones
  • Nine 17” iMac computers
  • Digital surround-sound environment

Music History Lecture Classroom

  • Located in Hayden 108
  • Hi-res LCD projector and screen
  • 88-key upright acoustic piano
  • 88-key digital piano with synthesizer sounds
  • LCD projector
  • Five-disk CD player
  • LP record player
  • Digital audio receiver and amplifier
  • DVD/VCR player
  • Four-speaker digital surround-sound environment 

Art History Lecture Classroom

  • Located in Hayden 107
  • HD 720i hi-res LCD projector and screen
  • Darkened room environment for enhanced image projection


  • Located in Hayden 100
  • 127 seats
  • HD 1080i hi-res large-format LCD projector and drop-down wide screen
  • 28-speaker digital surround-sound environment, acoustically defined walls and ceilings
  • Smart podium with microphones
  • 20' white board
  • 6.5'x24'x1' raised platform stage

Department Lounge

  • Located in Hayden 109
  • Two-station iMac computer lab
  • Acoustic and digital piano
  • Exhibition space for student art and audio installations