Performance Facilities Manager/Technical Director: John Hergel, ext. 2134
The John Aird Centre was officially opened in November of 1988 and extensive renovations to the entire building were completed in September 2009. 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, three rehearsal halls, eight Faculty of Music classrooms and over forty practice rooms for Music students.
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.