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Music Office – 117 NHMC
Band  Rehearsal Room – 135 NHMC
Chamber Music Rehearsal Rooms – 074, 077 NHMC
Choral Rehearsal Room – 012 NHMC
Choral Secretary – 217 NHMC
Class Piano Room – 039 NHMC
Classrooms – 007, 009, 010 (Seminar Room), 018, 022, 025, 068, 244 (Music Ed) NHMC
Composition Lab – 040 NHMC
Computer Lab – 011 NHMC
Orchestra Rehearsal Room – 110 NHMC
Organ Studio – 246 NHMC
Percussion Rehearsal Room – 133 NHMC
Sandra Powell Recital Hall – 101 NHMC
Tutoring Center – 017 NHMC

The School of Music moved into its home -  the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center – in July 2013.

The Music Center was dedicated September 12-13, 2013 with a concert and dedication ceremony. Read more about the festivities here.

The Natalie L. Haslam Music Center is located at 1741 Volunteer Boulevard at the intersection of Pat Head Summitt Street.

The UT School of Music's new state-of-the-art facility includes:

  • 400-Seat Sandra Powell Recital Hall
  • Music Library
  • Band Room & Office Suite
  • Orchestra Rehearsal Room
  • Choral Rehearsal Room
  • Chamber Music Rehearsal Rooms
  • 45 Practice Rooms
  • 8 Technology-enhanced Academic Classrooms
  • 3 Computer Labs
  • Recording/Mixing Lab
  • 40 Performance Studios/Offices
  • Academic Faculty Offices
  • Administrative Office Suite

To view more information on the history of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, click here.

Building Hours

The Natalie L. Haslam Music Center is open during the following hours:

Music Students:

    Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
    Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Sunday: 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

General Public:

    Monday-Friday: 7:15 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Sunday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The building is completely locked down to the general public on football home game days. 

The building can be accessed via the outside doors on the ground and first floors. In addition, the building is also equipped with lockable doors to the hallways on the ground and first floors.

Sandra Powell Recital HallPerformance Halls

Performance facilities for music students include :

  • 400-seat Sandra Powell Recital Hall in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
  • 977-seat James R. Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building.

Practice Rooms

There are 45 practice rooms and other chamber and larger ensemble rooms in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.  They can be used by students enrolled in applied music at UT.

LibraryGeorge Devine Music Library - G004 NHMC

The George DeVine Music Library is in Room G004 of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center. The library houses an extensive collection of 97,739 items including 32,794 scores, 22,237 audio recordings, 2,141video recordings, and over 400 online subscriptions to music resources, journals, and databases. The library's resources include knowledgeable staff and faculty who can assist users with their informational needs, a variety of computer and recording equipment that can be checked out for student use, specialized indexes to UT's music collections, online resources such as Groves Music Online, Music Periodicals Database, Oxford Music Online, and several video and audio-streaming databases.

Computer Lab - G011 NHMC

Computer LabThe computer lab consists of 19 Mac computers each equipped with a MIDI Keyboard and software for music notation, sequencing, ear training, and marching band techniques, as well as general office software. The computers and software are updated on a regular basis through the University Technology Fee funds.

Music Learning Center (Tutoring Center) - G017 NHMC

Tutoring CenterStudents have access to one-on-one tutoring to help them in music theory, ear training/aural skills, and musicology classes. Tutors are available for one time or continuous help.

For appointments/ongoing help: complete the Request for Tutor form.

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