Winthrop University’s Frances May Barnes Recital Hall

Byrnes Auditorium provides music faculty and students with an outstanding practice, instructional, and recital space.

Faculty and student talent of the Department of Music, within the College of Visual and Performing Arts, is showcased here each semester at free, open-to-the-public performances. The Frances May Barnes Recital Hall, named for a 1915 alumna, is an excellent facility for smaller vocal and instrumental ensemble performances.

• 200-seat auditorium ideal for productions, performances,
ceremonies, and presentations.
• It includes a 10-stop, two-manual tracker pipe organ by Kney.
• An adjacent lobby area can be set up, with various arrangement
of tables, to accommodate small receptions and gatherings
before or after performances and presentations.