The Buetow Memorial Music Center houses the department and features a 480-seat auditorium; three rehearsal rooms for choir, band, and chamber ensembles; three classrooms; 16 private piano/instrument practice rooms; four organ practice rooms; two electronic MIDI labs; 16 faculty offices/studios; a three-manual concert organ designed by Hermann Schlicker. Concordia became an all-Steinway piano school in 2002.
The Buetow Music Center features a 480-seat auditorium complete with a forty-three rank Schlicker pipe organ and Steinway grand piano.The auditorium has a warm, dramatic feel with its dark purple plush seats and deep red walls. The seats form a semi-circle around the stage for optimum viewing and terrific sound.The entire first row may also be removed to extend the front and side stage four feet.
The Buetow Auditorium is not only a wonderful venue for musical entertainment, but has also accommodated many meetings and lectures due to its flip-up lap desks, drop-down screen and video projection capabilities.