[ Music Shed Restoration ]

The Work Being Done

Preserving The Past...
... While Looking Towards The Future

The restoration will include…

IMPROVED AUDIENCE AND PERFORMER COMFORT

  • Environment-friendly ventilation and cooling incorporating the restoration of the original cupola
  • Upgraded and enlarged restrooms with eco-friendly fixtures
  • Seating refurbishment
  • Modernized gazebo and concessions areas
  • A new Green Room for performers and audiences

REFRESHED APPEARANCE

  • Revitalized landscaping
  • Refurbished lobby, box office and patron welcome area
  • New siding, roof, doors, windows and, where appropriate, finishes
  • New carpets

INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES

  • Modern recording studio and broadcast facilities for video streaming
  • Improved projection capabilities for Children’s and New Music Concerts
  • Improvements in drainage
  • New plumbing and electrical, including energy-efficient lighting for the orchestra nd balcony

IMPROVED ACCESSIBILITY

  • New stairs, ramps and railings for improved patron accessibility

THE MUSIC STUDIO SPACE

A new Music Studio Space will replace the now defunct Annex. It will complement the Music Shed architecturally and help us continue to fulfill Ellen Battell Stoeckel’s express wish that her estate be used for a summer Music School. It will include:

  • Modern recording studio and broadcast facilities for video streaming
  • Improved projection capabilities for Children’s and New Music Concerts