The Communication Studies faculty offices are located on the first floor of Scarborough Hall (SCRB) which is positioned just north of Marshall Hall in the center of campus. The first floor of Meadows Hall (MEAD), located across the quad directly to the west of Marshall Hall, houses the media lab, production studio, and the Level 1209 internet radio station. Academic classes for the Department of Communication Studies are provided on the first floor of both of these buildings.
The Department of Music is located in the Jenna Guest Music Building (JGMB) and the Redwine Instrumental Building (REDW), both located on East Avenue on the south end of campus. The JGMB houses the vocal, choral, and keyboard areas including the Office of the School of Communication and Performing Arts, the Choral Rehearsal Hall, the Mabee Recital Hall, the Bennett Technology Lab, the Worship Media Lab, vocal practice rooms, piano practice rooms, classrooms, and the vocal and keyboard faculty office/studios. The Mabee Recital Hall serves as the primary performance hall for all solo recitals, chamber music performances and student performances. The Hall provides one Steinway & Sons 9' grand piano and one Kawai 9' grand piano. The seating capacity is 168. The Bennett Technology Lab serves the technology needs of music and theatre students. In addition to scores and recordings, the lab also contains 12 computer stations designated for student use. Each is fully integrated into the ETBU system and Jarrett Library. In addition, this lab provides specialized software for music theory, music notation, recording/editing, ear training, elementary music training, music education, Vectorworks and other programs. The resources are available for ETBU students, and we encourage all students to work in this lab on class assignments and personal projects. The hours of the Bennett Technology Lab are posted outside the Lab entrance. These hours may change each semester as student needs dictate.
The Redwine Instrumental Building (REDW) is the home of the instrumental division of the Department of Music. It includes a 3000sf Band Hall, the band office, three practice rooms, a percussion studio, the instrumental library, and the instrumental faculty office/studios.
The Jenna Guest Music Building and the Redwine Instrumental Music Building are available to students daily from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm. Though locked and secured in the evenings and on weekends, students may access the buildings using their ETBU student ID card during these hours.
The Communication and Performing Arts Office is located in room 100 of the JGMB, The office is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Baker Auditorium in the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center (OSLC), which is also located on East Avenue just across the street from JGMB and REDW, serves as one of the performance spaces for ETBU music ensembles. The 1500-seat auditorium serves many university functions including weekly chapel services.
The Department of Theatre Arts is located in the Jenna Guest Music Building (JGMB) located on East Ave. on the south end of campus. Theatre facilities in this building include the Black Box Theatre and the Mabee Recital Hall which serve as the primary performance venues for the Department. It also provides Front-of-House and Back-of-House support space for these venues. In addition, classrooms, storage areas, and theatre faculty offices are located in this building.