Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

Performance Facilities

Performance Facilities Manager/Technical Director: John Hergel, ext. 2134
Office Location:  A504, John Aird Centre

The John Aird Centre was officially opened in November of 1988. In addition to housing the Faculty of Music, the facility also includes the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, the Robert Langen Art Gallery, an electronic music studio, faculty offices and studios, two rehearsal halls and eight Faculty of Music classrooms.

The Maureen Forrester Recital Hall has a seating capacity of 327, and acts as the main performance space for the Faculty of Music. It also stages concerts by community organizations, the KW Chamber Orchestra and NUMUS Concerts.

The Theatre Auditorium is a multi-purpose hall with a seating capacity of 849 and provides facilities for student assemblies, dramatic productions, concerts, public lectures and social events.