Situated in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, The VSO School of Music offers a wide variety of venue rental opportunities for individuals and organizations. Our state-of-the-art facility includes Pyatt Hall, Arthur H. Willms Salon, classrooms, studios, and practice rooms. These versatile spaces are capable of hosting musical and corporate events including concerts, recitals, workshops, recordings, filming, rehearsals, practice sessions, ceremonies, catered events and meetings.
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Alan & Gwendoline Pyatt Hall
Pyatt Hall is an acoustically and vibrationally isolated performance and recording space that is ideal for concerts, recitals, ceremonies, filming, live-streaming and video/audio recordings. Locally sourced basalt stone and sound diffusing maple wood slats contribute to the unparalleled acoustics that the space offers, as well as adds an elegant and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere to your event. It’s gala-lift floor system enables this venue to be reconfigured in a variety of ways to suit your event needs, from a flat and open floor plan to raked concert seating.
Located on the 2nd floor, the state-of-the-art Pyatt Hall has convenient access to the Arthur H. Willms Salon, concession bar and the lobby to provide all the necessary elements to accommodate receptions, meetings, and catered events.
120 (raked performance or lecture seating)
70 (catered event seating with round tables)
9ft Steinway ‘D’ piano
Adjustable floors for flexible performance setups.
Adjustable acoustic wall panels
Sprung hardwood floor stage
2 dressing rooms with private washrooms
Theatre stage lighting Sound recording capabilities
Projector and screen
Audio & Video Recording
4x 4K cameras for live-streaming
Arthur H. Willms Salon
Naturally lit by its south facing wall of floor to ceiling windows, the Arthur H. Willms Salon is a space to hold receptions and meetings. This highly flexible area connects with the second floor lobby, allowing versatility for larger functions.
6’ Yamaha grand piano
Access to servery
Martha Lou Henley and O’Brian Family Foundation Classrooms
Meetings, seminars and workshops are easily housed in one or both of the School of Music’s classrooms. Both classrooms benefit from south facing floor to ceiling windows, offering an open, light atmosphere, conducive to energy and ideas. The interactive smartboard and audio visual equipment make these ideal meeting spaces.
Two available rooms
6’ Yamaha Disklavier grand piano
Each practice room is equipped with a Yamaha upright piano and provides space for individuals wishing to practice any instrument. Available for anyone to rent, our 6 practice rooms are a great place to sharpen your musical skills, especially if you do not have access to an acoustic piano.
Yamaha Upright Piano