Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts
Since the opening of the Martha Ingram Center for the Performing Arts in 2002, Ingram Hall has been a premier venue for the fulfillment of dreams for thousands of young artists. It has also been the the location for two Grammy-nominated recordings, performances of world premieres by the Nashville Opera and Nashville Ballet and live television broadcasts. Every type of event has been staged here. Grand celebrations with on-stage dining, spectacular lighting and multimedia entertainment are a specialty.
Completed in 2001, the performance wing includes:
- Ingram Hall, a 609-seat performance hall with full staging capability, including orchestra pit, opera scene shop, loading dock, dressing rooms and green room
- Choral Rehearsal Hall, with state-of-the-art interactive technology, seats 80
- Instrumental Rehearsal Hall for performance, classes and overflow seating
- Conductors' offices and administrative offices
- NightPro audio recording studio
Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall
Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall is a 272-seat recital hall that debuted in 1980 as part of Blair School of Music's original construction. Noted for its intimacy and warm acoustics, Turner Recital Hall embodies the artistic soul of Blair. It is the principal performing space for Blair faculty and student solo recitals, hosting more than 150 performances annually. It is equipped with two Steinway concert grand pianos, a pipe organ, and audio and video recording system.
The Choral Hall was part of the Martha Ingram Center for the Performing Arts construction that was completed in 2001. The intimacy of this 80-seat venue combined with its interactive technology has made it an ideal host to a number of recitals, master classes, rehearsals, workshops and larger classes.