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Practice Spaces

The Yale School of Music maintains numerous practice rooms their students. There are also larger rooms available for School of Music ensemble rehearsals. Many faculty members allow their students to practice in their studios.

Yale University does not have practice rooms available for the general public.

The practice rooms in Sprague Hall, Hendrie Hall, and 320 Temple Street use the YSM online reservation system. Students must always reserve practice time through this link. For technical or software questions, please email Eylam Keshet or Richard Gard.

Sprague Hall

There are several practice rooms located in the basement of Sprague Hall. These are open to School of Music students and to Yale students who are taking music lessons for credit through the Undergraduate Lessons Program.

Access is with your Yale ID.

Reserve a practice room online.
RESERVE

Mon–Fri
8 am – 11:30 pm

Sat–Sun
12 pm – 11:30 pm

Hendrie Hall

There are several practice rooms located on the ground floor and third floor of Hendrie Hall. These are open to School of Music students and to Yale College Ensemble students.

Access is with your Yale ID.

Reserve a practice room online.
RESERVE

Mon–Fri
8 am – 11:30 pm

Sat–Sun
9 am – 11:30 pm

Residential Colleges

Some of Yale’s residential colleges, including Davenport, Jonathan Edwards, and Pierson, have practice rooms. This is not an exhaustive list; undergraduates should check whether a particular residential college has practice rooms.

Leigh Hall

Parker Recital Hall and other classrooms in Leigh Hall are often available for School of Music ensemble rehearsals. In addition, many YSM professors allow their students to practice in their studios.

Mon–Fri
8 am – 11:30 pm

Sat–Sun
9 am – 11:30 pm

320 Temple St

320 Temple Street is a dedicated practice facility for Yale School of Music students and Yale students who are taking music lessons through the Undergraduate Lessons Program for credit.

Access is with your Yale ID.

Reserve a practice room online.
RESERVE

May 10–August 31
Mon–Fri, 8 am–8 pm
Sat–Sun, Closed

September 1–May 9
Mon–Fri, 8 am –11:30 pm
Sat–Sun, 12 pm–11:30 pm