Choral Assembly Hall
The Choral Assembly Hall has a low level of acoustic isolation and is designed as a space for choral and instrumental rehearsals. The hall has a wide-body conﬁguration and seats 217 on raked seating with 169 ﬁxed seats and 48 retractable.
The room is most suitable for rehearsals and performances by soloists and small ensembles and for use by community music groups, lectures, small-scale performances, workshops and competitions. The Conservatorium High School has ﬁrst access to this space for its own purposes; therefore, it is only available after school hours and in school holiday periods.
- Floor Plan (pdf, 380kb)
|Wheelchair||3 positions possible located front of stage and rear of balcony|
|At front of retractable seating||14.7m|
|At front of permanent seating||13.43m|
|To retractable seating||5.37m|
|To permanent seating||12.5m|
|Audience height above stage:|
|To front row retractable seating||0m|
|To front row permanent seating||1.28m|
Access to the stage is from a 2.2m wide corridor that runs Prompt Side (PS) stage level from behind and beside the audience raked seating. PS stage is bounded by floor to ceiling glass panels including four sets of double doors. There are no curtains for these panels.
The Choral Assembly Hall has no backstage areas. Performers may congregate in the high school cafeteria, where the PS corridor begins, prior to going on stage. The high school’s toilets are available for the performers.
Audience should remain outside the box office in the main foyer of the Conservatorium and be directed to the Choral Assembly Hall via the Verbrugghen Hall corridor once doors have been opened. There is minimal space directly outside the hall’s entrance doors. Audience members should use the toilets located in the Conservatorium main foyer, at street level.
Lighting and Sound
House and stage lighting is operated via a panel located behind the audience.
Basic CD playback facilities are available.
Stage: 10x single GPOs; 7x double GPOs
There are no acoustic banners in the Choral Assembly Hall.