Eastman School of Music: Hatch Recital Hall Accessibility

Hatch Recital Hall is the latest jewel among Eastman’s concert venues. Opened in December 2010 in Eastman’s East Wing, it quickly became a popular concert stage for faculty and student musicians. With 222 seats, Hatch Hall is an ideal size for solo instrumental, chamber and vocal music – a modern complement to Eastman’s historic Kilbourn Hall. Along with its elegant appearance and outstanding acoustics, the hall boasts state-of-the-art acoustical and multimedia technology – Internet, audio, and video.

Location

60 Gibbs Street

Rochester, NY 14604

Manager

Greg Machin

Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • Venue is at ground level
  • Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36” wide
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane
  • Curbs have curb cuts on East Avenue, Swan and Main Streets
  • Most direct route is Barrett Place (between Swan and Gibbs Streets)

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • Garage entrances note 6’10” (or 82”) vertical clearance – less than the 98” vertical clearance for lift-equipped vans
  • Sign above garage entrance notes “Handicap spaces located on levels 1, 2 and 3”
  • Accessible spaces are available in the East End Garage
    • Swan Street entrance offers seven (7) accessible spaces
      • Closest to accessible entrance on route from Barrett Place to Gibbs Street
      • Drop off with accessible path for paratransit users – enter Swan Street from East Avenue or from Main Street
      • Spaces are 8’ wide with 5’ wide access aisles - two spaces have an 8’ wide access aisle
      • Access aisles for van accessible spaces marked with hash marks
      • Automatic door and ramp on the south side of garage to exit onto Swan Street – ramp length 110”/height 4”
    • Main Street entrance
      • A minimum of fifteen (15) accessible spaces on three (3) levels – spaces are closest to exit (level 1) and elevator (levels 2 and 3)
        • Level 1 – (5) spaces near entrance – access aisles for van accessible spaces marked with hash marks
      • Closest to accessible entrance on route from Main Street to Gibbs Street
      • Drop off with accessible path for paratransit users – enter Swan Street from Main Street
      • Curb cuts at Main/Swan Street corners and Main/Gibbs Street corners
  • Accessible spaces marked with International Symbol of Accessibility

Entrance

  • Main entrance is accessible (Main Street)
  • Accessible entrance available on Main Street
  • Threshold edge is accessible
  • Door is automatic with push button

Rooms and Spaces

  • Hatch Recital Hall is wheelchair accessible

Seats

  • Spaces available for wheelchair and companion seating. Please contact Eastman Theatre Box Office at (585) 274-3000 directly to purchase accessible seating.

Restrooms

  • Fully accessible restrooms off Wolk Atrium (Main Street entrance)

Contact

Greg Machin at (585) 274-3000

  • New York State Relay Service:  711 or (800) 662-1220 (TTY)

Information from the Eastman Theatre Website

(https://www.esm.rochester.edu/theatre/accessibility/ )

All venues are wheelchair accessible. Please contact the Eastman Theatre Box Office at (585) 274-3000 directly to purchase accessible seating.

Kodak Hall and Hatch Recital Hall are equipped with Sennheiser infrared assistive listening systems. If you would like to use a receiver while attending an event in either venue, one of our ushers will be happy to provide one.

Persons wishing to request additional disability-related accommodations, including sign language interpreters, should contact the Concert Office at (585) 274-1109 at least two weeks in advance of the performance to ensure the best possible arrangements.


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