Sloan Music Center

The Sloan Music Center, formerly known as the Grey College Library and then the Grey College Union, underwent a major transformation and is now home to the Music Department. The centerpiece of the Sloan Music Center is the 200-seat Tyler-Tallman Hall, an acoustically and visually stunning recital hall. 

Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Students, faculty and staff have card access during Music Library hours.

Administrative Offices, Academic Classrooms, & Performance Venue

The center is home to our faculty, artist associates, adjunct instructors and staff and also includes teaching, rehearsal and performance spaces.

Lower Level

  • State of the art electronic music studio
  • Recording studio
  • Digital music laboratory
  • Student lounge with vending areas, lounge chairs, and study tables
  • 7 spacious practice rooms, fully soundproofed and equipped with pianos and stands
  • Multi-functional classroom/small ensemble rehearsal space
  • Studios for applied music studies

Upper Level

  • An instrumental rehearsal hall and a large choral rehearsal room/classroom equipped with a New York Steinway "D" offer students the best in ensemble rehearsal spaces
  • Tyler-Tallman Hall, with a seating capacity of 200, provides an intimate performance space for student recitals, lectures, and master classes. Available on stage are 2 concert grand pianos, a New York Steinway "D," and a Hamburg Steinway "D," as well as a 1986 Richardson Kingston Double Manual Harpsichord. Davidson College is committed to becoming an all-Steinway school.

Main Level

  • Multi-purpose classroom
  • Faculty Offices
  • Departmental Assistant Office
  • Seminar Room
  • Music Library
    • Collections of sound recordings, music scores, music reference works, DVDs and videotapes
    • Individual and group multimedia stations
    • Network computers