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The University of Tennessee

Natalie Leach Haslam Music Center

Knoxville, TN

The new four-story music building includes a major performance hall, classrooms, expanded band rehearsal hall, and music library/media center.

  • One major performance hall with 400 seating capacity, large ensemble rehearsal rooms
  • Rehearsal and performance halls can be tuned with acoustical wall panels and retractable curtains
  • Eight hi-tech classrooms
  • 56 practice rooms
  • 57 performance studios and academic offices
  • Organ studio and recording/mixing lab; computer, electronic & piano labs
  • Soundproof studios, academic offices, and practice rooms
  • Expanded Julian Band rehearsal hall (6100 SF)
  • Opera/Orchestra Room on first floor
  • Recital Hall
  • Music library/media center, recording studio and improved acoustics
  • Built to LEED Silver specifications, including exterior walls  insulated to minimize heat loss and solar heat gain, energy-saving lights that dim with natural daylight and a rainwater collection system


122,625 SF


UTK Division of Facilities Planning


Associated Music Center Architects; BarberMcMurry Architects; Blankenship & Partners, LLC


LEED® NC Silver