Pacific arts center feted as top facility in nation
BestValueSchools.com has ranked Pacific Universitys Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center 14th nationally among its 25 Most Amazing University Performance Arts Centers.
Home to Pacific Universitys Music Department, the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center opened in 1993 and features a 400-seat McCready Hall performance venue, the Burlingham Rehearsal Room, a piano lab and nine practice rooms.
McCready Hall annually showcases the Music Departments various ensembles, including the Chamber Singers, Symphonic Band and Philharmonic orchestra, as well as the universitys annual Performing Arts Series featuring renowned musicians and actors. Additionally, a number of internationally known celebrities and scholars and authors have presented lectures in the hall such as Ed Asner, Olympian John Carlos, the Vienna Boys Choir, singer-songwriter John Sebastian, journalists Dave Zirin and Eric Schlosser, columnist Dan Savage and AIDS Quilt founder Cleve Jones.Add a comment