In addition to the extensive facilities elsewhere on campus, including performance venues such as the Windsor Building Concert Hall and the historic Picture Gallery and Chapel, themusic department benefits from a range of specialist facilities. Wettons Terrace contains a recital room and a suite of networked PC workstations offering internet access, word processing and Sibelius software. Practice rooms are housed in Woodlands and Woodlands Cottage.
The North Tower of the Founder's Building accommodates the Sundanese gamelan, Andean instruments and electronic music studios. The Department has recently invested in a completely renewed stock of Steinway and Steinway-designed pianos and owns a number of replica Renaissance and Baroque instruments including two harpsichords and a fortepiano. In addition, the Chapel boasts a fine Harrison organ which is available for practice to those students taking organ lessons.
The Music collection in Founder’s Library contains a variety of books on music, scores, recordings, CDs, videos, DVDs and the Dom Anselm Hughes library - an important research collection.
The studio and music technology facilities at Royal Holloway are situated in Founder’sBuilding. They comprise Studios 1 and 2, the Research Studio, two Music Technology Rooms and a Location Recording System. All our facilities contain the latest hardware and software and are designed to be of music industry standard.