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Abravanel Hall is a concert hall in Salt Lake City, Utah that is home to the Utah Symphony, and is part of the Salt Lake County Center for the Arts. The hall is an architectural landmark in the city, and is adjacent to Temple Square and the Salt Palace on South Temple Street. The hall can hold up to 2,811 occupants.

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The Ellen Eccles Theatre was built in 1923 on Logan, Utah's Main Street. Then known as the Capitol Theatre, it was a home originally to vaudeville and opera. As vaudeville died out, it became used primarily for community events, and increasingly, movies. By the 1980s, the Capitol had fallen into disrepair and become a run-down home for second-run movies. The theatre, which seats approximately 1100, is used for concerts, community theatre and ballet performances, and classic movies as well as being a popular stop for many national touring act each year. It is the venue for performances of the Utah Festival Opera Company for 4 weeks in the summer, and dozens of performances during the rest of the year by the Cache Valley Civic Ballet, Cache Regional Theatre, Music Theatre West, Valley Dance Ensemble, Top of Utah Entertainment, and several Utah State University performing groups.

Kent Concert Hall
The 2,168-seat Kent Concert Hall is the anchor and largest venue of the Chase Fine Arts Center, serving primarily as a performance space for orchestras, large bands, and choirs. As it is the largest auditorium on the campus of Utah State University, as well as the entire Cache Valley, it serves national and international touring music, dance, and theater productions in addition to community events and university tenants such as Craig Jessop's American Festival Chorus. The Kent opened with the Chase Fine Arts Center in 1967.[1] The concert hall also houses the largest pipe organ in Logan, built in 1973 by the Holtkamp organ company of Cleveland, Ohio. The instrument comprises 43 stops, 56 ranks and 3,027 individual pipes. It is installed on the west wall of the concert hall in Holtkamp's signature functional, modern design aesthetic.During two mornings each week, the orchestra section of the Kent Concert Hall serves as the classroom for the gigantic Creative Arts course taken as a general education requirement by nearly every USU student. The course is taught by opera singer Michael Ballam.

The University of Texas Performing Arts Center (PAC) is a collective of six theatres operated by The University of Texas at Austin, College of Fine Arts. The theaters are the Bass Concert Hall, McCullough Theater, Bates Recital Hall, Hogg Memorial Auditorium, B. Iden Payne Theater and Oscar Brockett Theater. Theaters range in size from the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, which has 200 seats, to the Bass Concert Hall, which seats 3,000. In addition to the theaters, the PAC also has offices and meeting rooms, rehearsal spaces and shops which are located in the central PAC building and across the campus. PAC provides students an opportunity to interact with professionals in staging events and performing arts and extends an opportunity to the surrounding community to participate in all-age programs.

The Utah Valley Symphony was organized in 1959 with about 30 members and an initial audience of eleven people. Today the orchestra has grown to between 75 to 80 members and gives multiple performances to accommodate demand. The Symphony performs 6 concerts a season at the Covey Center for the Arts, in Provo, Utah, USA.

Kingsbury Hall is a center for the performing arts located on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah. Kingsbury Hall was designed by Edward O. Anderson and Lorenzo Snow Young and built in 1930. It was named after Joseph T. Kingsbury, former president of the University. Many of Utah's performing arts organizations started in Kingsbury Hall including Ballet West and Utah Opera. Along with eight buildings along University Circle, Kingsbury Hall is part of the University of Utah Circle historic district, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

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The Salt Lake Symphony was founded in 1976 and is a volunteer orchestra that performs in the Libby Gardner Concert Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Salt Lake Symphony is best known for its yearly Vienna Ball Gala on Valentine's Day each year. The orchestra's season generally consists of ten unique performances.The Salt Lake Symphony is one of the area’s volunteer driven orchestras. The Salt Lake Symphony is a non-profit organization performing classical music concerts for the Wasatch Front community. The approximately seventy-five musicians of the SLS volunteer roughly 10,000 hours annually to accomplish this goal. Robert Baldwin has served as music director and conductor since 2005. He also serves as Director of Orchestral Activities at the University of Utah.

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The Salt Lake Tabernacle, also known as the Mormon Tabernacle, is located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Orchestra at Temple Square is a 110-member orchestra located in Salt Lake City, UT. The Orchestra was created in 1999 under the direction of Gordon B. Hinckley, then the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church; see also Mormon), as part of an initiative to continually strengthen and expand the capabilities of the church's music organizations. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, sometimes colloquially referred to as MoTab or Tab Choir, is a Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning, 360-member, all-volunteer choir. The choir is part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and its funding is provided by the sale of albums, concert tickets, licensing of recorded performances, and donations. The choir's current music director is Mack Wilberg.

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The Paramount Theater, also known as The Playhouse, is a historic performance theater located in Rutland, Vermont. The theater hosts many events and performances and is a contributing property to the Rutland Downtown Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theatre reopened in March 2000 and serves again as a center for artistic, cultural, and educational events.

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The Ferguson Center for the Arts is a theater and concert hall on the campus of Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, USA. The complex fully opened in September 2005 with two concert halls and many other facilities.

The Concert Hall
The Concert Hall is the flagship auditorium in the complex. The hall is acoustically engineered so that anyone on stage can be heard from any seat without a microphone. The Concert Hall has 1,725 seats.

The Music and Theater Hall
A 453-seat theater in the Ferguson Center for the Arts complex.

The Studio Theater
A 200-seat theater in the Ferguson Center for the Arts complex.

The building also contains rehearsal halls, a dance studio, full scenery, prop and costume shops, arts studios, Ferguson Hall Art Gallery, the Falk Gallery, music practice rooms, and many educational classrooms and other learning areas. The majority of these rooms opened in the Fall of 2005.

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Chrysler Hall is the premier performing arts venue in Norfolk, Virginia, located in the downtown section of the city. Built in 1972 and located next to the Norfolk Scope arena, the venue is home to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Ballet and hosts Broadway plays while serving as Norfolk's primary theater and concert venue. The venue also contains a studio theater in the lower levels of the complex that serves as the current home of the Generic Theater. The City of Norfolk owns and operates the venue The Virginia Symphony Orchestra (VSO) is an American orchestra serving the Hampton Roads metro area. The orchestra performs more than 200 concerts throughout the region notably at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk, The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News, PBK Hall at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg and at Regent University in Virginia Beach. The VSO also works closely with Virginia Opera and the Virginia Arts Festival as well as every school district in the region.

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs in Hampton Roads and Williamsburg.Past music directors of the orchestra have included Henry Cowles Whitehead, Edgar Schenkman and Russell Stanger. In May 1991, JoAnn Falletta was appointed the orchestra’s eleventh music director. Its current President and Executive Director is Eric Borenstein.The orchestra was founded in 1920 as the Norfolk Symphony, and was for a time the only American orchestra between Baltimore and Atlanta. During the US economic crisis and recession of the 1970s, the Virginia Symphony assumed its present form in 1979 with the merger of the Norfolk Symphony, Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, and the Virginia Beach Pops Symphony.


Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, known locally in the Washington, D.C. area as simply Wolf Trap, is a performing arts center located on 117 acres (47 ha) of national park land in Fairfax County, Virginia in Vienna, Virginia. Through a partnership and collaboration of the National Park Service and the non-profit Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, the Park offers both natural and cultural resources. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts began as a donation from Catherine Filene Shouse. Encroaching roads and suburbs led Mrs. Shouse to preserve this former farm as a park. In 1966 Congress accepted Mrs. Shouse's gift and authorized Wolf Trap Farm Park (its original name) as the first national park for the performing arts.[3] On August 21, 2002, the park's name was changed to its present one, thus reflecting its mission while keeping the historical significance of this area.