Choir and Orchestra perform on stage at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland

Performance Venues

Students and faculty of the Mary Pappert School of Music participate in over 200 annual concerts and recitals, held both on- and off-campus in a variety of venues.

On-Campus Venues

Within the School of Music building, there are two fully-equipped performance spaces where the majority of our on-campus events are held:

In addition, some larger-scale events are held in other University spaces, including the Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom in the University's Power Center, the Student Union Ballroom, and the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, to name a few.

Off-Campus Venues

Many of our ensembles regularly perform off-campus in some of Pittsburgh's most notable halls, auditoriums, and churches, including:

  • Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
  • Heinz Hall (home of the GRAMMY Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)
  • August Wilson Center
  • Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall
  • Twentieth Century Club
  • Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall
  • St. Paul Cathedral
  • St. Mary of the Mount Parish

Other notable venues outside of Pittsburgh in which our ensembles have had the opportunity to perform have included both Carnegie Music Hall and Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Lincoln Center in New York City, as well as many other prestigious venues around the country. The Voices of Spirit travel regularly, recently performing in various venues in Canada.