Our Facilities

The Music Building is located at the heart of the main university campus on College Road. Music facilities include:

  • 2 concert halls (Prichard-Jones Hall and Powis Hall)
  • Small recital hall (Mathias Hall)
  • 14 practice rooms with pianos, several of them soundproofed
  • Percussion practice room
  • 4 studios equipped to international standards for composition, research and recording
  • Library of over 3,000 CDs and 20,000 scores, as well as LPs, DVDs and online resources
  • 2 common rooms
  • Quiet study room
  • Open-access computer room
  • Postgraduate study room
  • 2 organs
  • 5 grand pianos
  • 3 harpsichords
  • Archive of Welsh Traditional Music
  • Welsh Pop Archive
  • A collection of over 300 world instruments
  • 3 storerooms for student instruments
  • Open-access kitchenette
  • Accessible toilets and shower

Creative Studies and Media facilities are primarily based in John Phillips Hall overlooking the Menai Straits. Available facilities include:

  • Studios & Suites
  • Professionally equipped Radio studio
  • Audio editing suites runnig Adobe Audition
  • Digital video edit suites running Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express on Apple Macs
  • Creative Writing, Journalism and New Media teaching spaces
  • Auditoriums
  • Cinema Space with Dolby Surround Sound
  • John Phillips Hall with a large performance space with professional theatre lighting facilities for rehearsal and performance work
  • Professional equipment and computing facilities
  • Video and Radio kits for use on location work in the field of radio and TV
  • Multi Media computer room
  • WIFI meeting place for students

All these facilities are available to you in addition to the University resources which you have access to as one of our students.