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Rental Rates 2016-2017


Veronica Hagman Concert Hall
Photo credit: Robert Benson Photography

MainStage Theatre
Photo credit: Robert Benson Photography

The Visual and Performing Arts Center’s world-class venues are available to rent for public and private events, performances, and recordings based on the pricing below. 

To request further information or to book an event, please contact the Visual and Performing Arts Center Coordinator by email at renningers@wcsu.edu or by phone at 203-837-3266.

For information on renting the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall, please contact Laura Piechota, Musical Arts Assistant for the School of Visual and Performing Arts by email at piechotal@wcsu.edu or by phone at 203-837-8614 

For questions regarding our Recording Studio, please contact Sheldon Steiger, Audio & Information Technology Coordinator by email at steigers@wcsu.edu or by phone at 203-837-3972

Interested in renting one of our venues? Fill out our rental inquiry questionnaire

Branson Lobby

  • $100/Hour
  • $150 Reception Fee

Veronica Hagman Concert Hall/Mainstage Theatre

  • $180/ hour for concert hall or theater rental only (for all events with an audience; e.g., concerts, shows, dance recitals, lectures, etc.)
  • $90/hour non-profit only (for all events with an audience; e.g., concerts, shows, dance recitals, lectures, etc.)
  • $100/ hour for concert hall or theater rental only (rehearsals, recording, etc.)
  • $50/hour non-profit (rehearsals, recording, etc.)

Studio Theatre

  • $130/hour  (for all events with an audience; e.g., concerts, shows, dance recitals, lectures, etc.)
  • $65/hour - non-profit (for all events with an audience; e.g., concerts, shows, dance recitals, lectures, etc.)
  • $90/ hour for studio theater rental only (rehearsals, recording, etc.)
  • $45/hour non-profit (rehearsals, recording, etc.)

Multipurpose Room (VPAC 108)

  • $80/hour
  • $40/hour non-profit

Instrumental Rehearsal Room (VPAC 113)

  • $50/hour
  • $25/hour non-profit

Theatre/Dance Rehearsal Studio B (VPAC 334)

  • $80/hour
  • $40/hour non-profit

Theatre/Dance Rehearsal Studio C (VPAC 331)

  • $50/hour
  • $25/hour non-profit

 

Recording Studio/Recording Services

Control Room & Live Room

  • $100/hour
  • $75/hour non-profit

Control Room and Concert Hall

  • $150/hour
  • $75/hour non-profit

Control Room Only

  • $80/hour - commercial
  • $40/hour non-profit

Concert Hall Recording (without Control Room)

  • $100 / hour
  • $75 / hour non-profit
  • Note: rate includes the use of the Concert Hall Audio Booth Recording System

Miscellaneous Fees

  • Labor
    • $22 /hour per student crew member
  • Piano
    • $100 Rental Fee for piano in Concert Hall, Theatre, or Studio Theatre
    • $150 Tuning Fee
    • $50/hour Tuning Standby Fee
  • Audio Engineer
    • $75/hour
  • Administrator (required for use of recording facilities when client provides engineer)
    • $45/hour
  • Student Recital Recording Fee
    • $50, includes one CD or MP3 file dub.
    • $10 for additional dubs.

Recording Studio, Audio Equipment:

Console:

  • SSL Duality SE

Recording System:

  • Pro Tools HDX 16X16 w/ 1 additional HDX card
  • 3TB External Hard Drive
  • 64X64 Lynx Aurora 16VT I/O with MADI cards
  • Avid HD MADI I/O
  • Optocore Format Convertor
  • Isochrone Trinity Master Clock (distributes clock to entire building)

Software & Plug-Ins:

  • Logic Pro X
  • Finale 2014
  • Waves Mercury Bundle
  • iZotope Ozone 5 Advanced Mastering
  • iZotope RX4 Advanced Audio Repair
  • Audio Ease Altiverb 7XL
  • Audio Ease Speakerphone 2

Microphones:

  • (2) AKG C414 XLII (matched pair)
  • (3) AKG C451B
  • (3) AKG D112
  • (4) Beyer M160s
  • (5) DPA 4007
  • (4) Electro-Voice RE20s
  • (1) Earthworks PM40
  • (1) Earthworks PMVM1
  • (2) Neumann SKM184 (matched pair)
  • (2) Neumann TLM103s (matched pair)
  • (1) Neumann USM 69i
  • (2) Neumann U87 (matched pair)
  • (2) Royer R122
  • (8) Shure SM57
  • (4) Shure KSM32
  • (4) Sennheiser MD 421
  • (4) Sennheiser MD441s
  • (8) Radial J48 Direct Box

Outboard:

  • Lexicon PCM96
  • Universal Audio LA-2A
  • Manley Variable Mu
  • Universal Audio 2-1176
  • Manley Massive Passive
  • (4) Aphex EQF 500
  • (2) Pultec MEQM-5
  • Prism Maselec MEA2
  • Vintech 573 Preamps
  • Avalon VT-737sp
  • Manley Vox Box
  • API 10 slot chassis

Monitors:

  • (7) Genelec 8040A
  • (1) Genelec 7071A Sub
  • (2) Avantone Mix Cube Nearfields

Headphones:

  • 8 Aviom 16ch Personal Monitor Mixers
  • 8 AKG Headphones

Backline:

  • Yamaha S90 XS Keyboard
  • Roland KC880 kbd amp
  • Roland KC 550 kbd amp
  • Gallien Krueger 100W bass amp combo
  • Fender ’65 Deluxe Reverb amp
  • Fender ’65 Twin Reverb amp
  • Mallet Kat 3 octave Mallet Controller w/sounds

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