A 1:00 p.m. ceremony will follow. Both events will take place on the corner of Volunteer Boulevard and Pat Head Summitt Street. The “Topping Out” ceremony marks the midway point in the construction of the building. The 123,000-square-foot facility will open to students in fall 2013.
The four-floor, state-of-the art center will include the Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall; a new music library; rehearsal facilities for band, choral, opera, and orchestra programs; computer labs; a recording studio; forty performance studios/offices; and a variety of technology-enhanced classroom and rehearsal rooms.