Cleveland Institute of Music, Mixon Hall

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

This 17,500 square foot addition to Cleveland Institute of Music greatly expanded the school’s performance and teaching capabilities. With a stunning 250-seat recital hall and distance learning studios, the school—already acclaimed as a vanguard of musical education—gained an elegant venue to showcase student talent and a state-of-the-art educational tool. The recital hall supports recording and live broadcast and allows teachers and musicians to take and give lessons in real time with pupils all over the world. To maintain the room’s clean and bright aesthetic, we integrated robust technological infrastructure and adjustable acoustic devices seamlessly behind the wood slats of the side walls.

Cleveland Institute of Music, Mixon Hall
Credit: Scott Frances
Owner

Cleveland Institute of Music

Architect

Charles T. Young | Westlake Reed Leskosky

Acoustician

Akustiks

Users

Conservatory programs, youth training programs

Seat count

250

Construction type

Mixed

Theatre type

Educational, Interactive media, Recital hall

Services

Programming, concept design, theatre planning, and theatre equipment design and specification

Completion

2007

Venue website

cim.edu

Cleveland Institute of Music, Mixon Hall
Credit: Scott Frances/OTTO

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