What kinds of concerts take place at Music Mansion? Chamber music concerts, solo recitals, musicales, cabaret-type performances, small vocal and instrumental ensembles.
When is the Music Mansion available? The Music Mansion may be reserved September through mid-June. It is closed for the summer. Please see calendar or inquire for more details.
Do any other kinds of events take place there? Yes. The hall is used as rehearsal space for ensembles, for student recitals, for small wedding receptions, other types of receptions, poetry readings with music, lecture-recitals, and other events with a musical component.
How many people does the hall seat? 88
How big is the stage? 20x10 feet with 2 grand pianos face-to-face
Is there a sound system or a video projector? No
Can I bring in my own sound system or video projector? Yes
What kind of lighting is available in the performance space? Wall sconces and a chandelier above the stage as well as two floor lamps near the pianos
How often are the pianos tuned? The Steinway is tuned about four times per season (September to June) based on current use. If this increases, the piano will be tuned more often. The Mason & Hamlin piano is maintained by The Chopin Club and is tuned less regularly.
Is there a green room? No, but there is a large storage space just off stage left that may serve as a place from which performers may enter/store equipment.
Is there air conditioning? No. As such, the hall is only available for rental September–early June.
Is the hall available for a cabaret-style event with food and alcoholic drinks? See User Policy
Could I use the fireplace or balcony? No.
Where do people park? Free street parking (driveway should remain clear except for loading).
Could I rent the Music Mansion for an art exhibit? See User Policy
Could I rent the Music Mansion for a bar/bat mitzvah party? See User Policy
Is the Music Mansion ADA Accessible? Presently the Music Mansion is not ADA compliant (there is a small set of steps upon entering the building), but fundraising efforts and renovations are underway to make the building accessible to all (estimated completion August 2017).