Facilities and Technology
The following list of buildings on Temple's main campus house Boyer's programs, classrooms and facilities. Click here for more information for on and off-campus performance venues.
BOYER RECORDING STUDIO is open to all Temple students, faculty and staff only. It is located on the third floor of Presser Hall. Reservations are required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve the studio. See rate sheet here. Please note that only checks are accepted payable to "Temple University" or Diamond Dollars. Cash is NOT accepted as payment for use of the Studio.
24 channel digital recording studio
Pro Tools 11 HDX
C24 control surface
Plugins from Sonnox, Waves, and Izotope
Genelec and Focal speakers
Universal Audio and True System Precision 8 mic preamps
Direct audio and video link to Klein Recital Hall
Gotham Audio cables
Plugins by Izotope and Waves
CONWELL DANCE THEATER (5th floor, Conwell Hall) is a fully equipped 175 seat “black box” theater. The stage floor is 40’ wide by 30’ deep with black and white reversible marley flooring over a wood floor. Stage masking includes four legs per side, a white scrim upstage with a black velour traveler curtain in front of it. There is a “dimmer-per-circuit” lighting system with 96 dimmers and an ETC Ion computer lighting console. House light plot with source-four instruments and a generous supply of additional instruments that can be added as “specials.” Audio system includes a Mackie CR-1604 electronic mixer, CD player, Yamaha Amplifier, 4 - Veris 16-96 Full Range two way speakers, a 100’ – 8x4 snake and an assortment of microphones, cables, and stands for live music.
MITTEN HALL houses offices for Temple Opera Theater.
PRESSER LISTENING LIBRARY is a branch of Temple’s Paley Library, located in Presser Hall on Temple’s main campus. The PLL is home to over 10,000 records, 9,000 CDs, 1,300 scores, 200 videorecordings, 500 recordings of Boyer College ensembles, and 200-300 books. It has three listening stations equipped with turntables and CD players, two viewing stations for video and DVD recordings, two ipad stations for streaming audio and other music apps, and six Macintosh computer stations for using our iTunes audio database, streaming audio, and Sibelius and Finale notation software. The library is steadily converting its record collection to mp3 format for use within the library and music classrooms. The PLL does not circulate materials to students; they are for use in the library only.
Joint atrium entrance: Presser Hall & Tyler School of Art. Also home to main office for Center for the Arts.
TEMPLE PEFORMING ARTS CENTER is where Boyer's large ensembles perform, including: the orchestra, wind symphony, choirs, percussion ensemble and jazz band. Lew Klein auditorium: stage fits 100-person orchestra. Choir seating accommodates 218 singers. Audience capacity: 1,200. Chapel of the Four Chaplains, in lower level, seats 100.
TEMPLE'S TECH CENTER contains a music computer lab and recording booths.
TOMLINSON THEATER is a 425-seat proscenium theater for Boyer’s opera productions.