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A Venue For All Occasions

With a convenient downtown location, rich history and warm, elegant atmosphere, the barrier-free St. Cecilia Music Center building is a perfect location (depending on the size and purpose) of your event. Some perks are the 650-seat acoustically superb Royce Auditorium, a total of 7 expertly maintained grand pianos, 4 of which are Steinway and air conditioning in every room.

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To reserve a room, schedule a tour or consultation, contact event and facility director Carla Messing at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 616.459.2224 (ext 204).

Rental Rooms & Rates

(all rates include set-up)

Royce Auditorium

An acoustically superb and exquisitely decorated hall, this handsome auditorium provides stepped seating and full stage lighting and rigging. Each of the 650 seats provides audience members an intimate setting in which to experience the joy of live performance. The auditorium is completely barrier-free for both audience and performing artists, has several areas of handicapped seating and is equipped with a green room and dressing rooms.


FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact event and facility director Carla Messing at carla@scmc-online.org or 616.459.2224 (ext 204).

Rate: $1,485 Floor Plan: Royce Auditorium floor plan
  • Royce Auditorium Philharmonic
  • Royce Auditorium catwalk
  • A wedding in Royce Auditorium

Dexter Ballroom

This gracious and spacious second-floor room, with stairway and elevator access, includes a platform stage, two grand pianos, and kitchen facilities. Room capacity is 180 for a sit-down dinner, 165 for a buffet style service and 175 for a meeting or program.


FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact event and facility director Carla Messing at carla@scmc-online.org or 616.459.2224 (ext 204).

Rate: $1,100 Floor Plan: Dexter Ballroom floor plan
  • A reception in Dexter Ballroom
  • String Camp in Dexter Ballroom
  • A wedding reception in Dexter Ballroom

Presidents Room

Beautifully appointed, light and airy, with platform stage, two grand pianos and a small kitchen, this charming space is suitable for recitals, teas, receptions and meetings. It will seat 48 for a sit down dinner and up to 100 for recitals, ceremonies and cocktail receptions.


FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact event and facility director Carla Messing at carla@scmc-online.org or 616.459.2224 (ext 204).

Rate: $400 - Four Hour Rental Floor Plan: Presidents Room floor plan
  • A recital in Presidents Room
  • Presidents Room set up for a wedding
  • A group of guests in Presidents Room

Mika Music Library

Oak-paneled walls, parquet flooring, cozy fireplace, one grand piano and kitchen facilities all contribute to the warm and welcoming ambiance of this lower-level room. The library will seat 48 for a sit down dinner and up to 75 for recitals, ceremonies, meetings and cocktail receptions.


FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact event and facility director Carla Messing at carla@scmc-online.org or 616.459.2224 (ext 204).

Rate: $250 - Four Hour Rental Floor Plan: Mika Music Library floor plan
  • A pre-concert reception in Mika Music Library
  • A music lesson in Mika Music Library
  • Students warming up in Mika Music Library

Dance Studio

Complete with wall mirrors, dance barre and piano, this room is perfect for small recitals or as practice space.


FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact event and facility director Carla Messing at carla@scmc-online.org or 616.459.2224 (ext 204).

Rate: $110 - Four Hour Rental
  • A lesson in the Dance Studio
  • A lesson in the Dance Studio
  • A lesson in the Dance Studio

Terryberry

Located on the lower level of the St. Cecilia Music Center building, the Terryberry Gallery is an artist’s delight and gallery goer’s dream. With its beautiful airy space, special exhibit lighting and handsome tile floors, the gallery is the perfect art showplace for a small reception or meeting.


FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact event and facility director Carla Messing at carla@scmc-online.org or 616.459.2224 (ext 204).

Rate: $140 - Four Hour Rental Floor Plan: Terryberry floor plan
  • Art on display in the TerryBerry Gallery
  • A reception in the TerryBerry Gallery
  • Art in the TerryBerry Gallery