FACILITIES & SERVICES

Established in 1918, UofT Music is Canada’s leading institution for higher education in music and is a growing global presence in musical training, interdisciplinary research, and digital media content development.

UofT Music is committed to preparing our students for successful careers in and beyond music in a swiftly changing global environment. We embrace the global challenges of building culturally informed, healthy, sustainable societies, and preparing global citizens for leadership roles.

Space for UofT Music includes 3 sites:

(1) The Edward Johnson Building (EJB) (1964) with its MacMillan Theatre (MT 815 seats) and Walter Hall (WH 490 seats) performance spaces, large ensemble rehearsal rooms, classrooms, and studio offices, and its renowned Music Library (1990 additional wing).

(2) The Faculty of Music South (90W), a satellite building at 90 Wellesley, a converted dormitory built in 1955, used by Music since 2007 and partially renovated in 2011 for Jazz, graduate student offices, and other Performance functions.

(3) The transformative new major New Building Project now in the planning stages for 90 Queen’s Park (90QP) in partnership with other university and external stakeholders, which will connect the EJB directly to the 90QP facility and will include a New Recital Hall for Music as well as other related spaces for performance, conferences, and special events.

 

Concert Halls

MacMillan Theatre

With one of Toronto's largest stages, an orchestra pit for 50 musicians, and a full fly-tower,  UofT Music's MacMillan Theatre is the city's busiest stage.

The MacMillan Theatre seats 815 people and has complete lighting and recording facilities. 

Designed to present operas, orchestral works, and recitals, MacMillan Theatre is ideal for guest productions, conventions, filming, and private events.

For rental information please contact our Concert Office Manager, Mary Ann Griffin.

MacMillan Theatre General and Technical Information
Seating Plan

 

Walter Hall

Named for Arnold Walter, Dean of UofT Music (1952-1968), with 490 seats, Walter Hall is Toronto's finest small auditorium. Designed for chamber music and solo recitals, Walter Hall also has a Casavant Organ.

The intimacy of Walter Hall makes it an ideal venue for your event. To make rental arrangements please contact our Concert Office Manager, Mary Ann Griffin our Building Manager Joe Lesniak.

Walter Hall General and Technical Information
Seating Plan

 

New Recital Hall

Exciting news - we are building a new recital hall located in a new facilty at 90 Queen's Park Crescent. If you are interested in a naming opportunity for our new hall at 90QP, please  contact Don McLean, Dean of the Faculty of Music.