UVM Recital Hall

at Southwick Music Building, 384 South Prospect Street, Burlington, VT 05405

The UVM Recital Hall is a 300-seat hall which is regarded as one of the most acoustically superb spaces in the state of Vermont. The Recital Hall is located on UVM’s beautiful Redstone Campus on South Prospect Street in Burlington. We present a diverse program that includes classical chamber music, solo piano recitals, choral groups, folk bands, jazz combos, world music ensembles, and everything in between in this intimate, comfortable venue. All seating is general admission.

Follow our progress this year as we embark on a major addition and renovation project, which is the first in the building's 35-year history!

Directions to the UVM Recital Hall from I-89 – take Exit 14 West to Williston Road/Rt 2 towards Burlington.  As Rt 2 bends left at the UVM campus green, merge into the far left hand turn lane and turn left onto South Prospect Street.  Immediately after the 2nd stop sign (Cliff Street), turn left onto the Redstone Circle driveway.  The UVM Recital Hall is located at the top of this horseshoe drive.  It is a beige concrete building located immediately to the left of Southwick Music Building (a large brick building with white pillars).

Directions to the UVM Recital Hall from downtown Burlington – travelling east up Main Street hill, turn right onto South Prospect Street.  Immediately beyond the 2nd stop sign (Cliff Street), turn left onto the Redstone Circle driveway.  The UVM Recital Hall is located at the top of this horseshoe drive.  It is a beige concrete building located immediately to the left of Southwick Music Building (a large brick building with white pillars).

Convenient evening and weekend parking is available for the UVM Recital Hall in any of the four faculty/staff lots adjoining the Redstone Circle driveway including:

  • Robinson Hall Lot (first lot on your right via Redstone Circle driveway)
  • Music Building Lot (second on your right, this lot adjoins the Recital Hall)
  • The “round tower” lot (a generic, gravel lot beside the Music Building lot, is located directly behind the small, round brick tower)
  • Blundell House/322 S Prospect Lot (third lot on your right via Redstone Circle driveway)

Other evening and weekend parking options within walking distance:

  • South Prospect Street – unmetered city parking is available all along South Prospect Street Please note: the City of Burlington has recently re-zoned the parking on South Prospect Street. From Cliff Street north, the parking is for Residents Only.  From Cliff Street south, parking is still open to the public. Please make sure to always check the signs.
  • Gutterson Parking Garage and University Heights Parking Lots – a short, well-lit walk to the hall. Follow the pedestrian path away from Patrick Gym and toward the large, blue watertower.  The Recital Hall is the small, beige concrete building to the left.

Directions to Gutterson and U Heights Lots from 1-89 – take Exit 14 West to Williston Road/Rt 2 towards Burlington and merge into the right hand lane.  Bear right onto the East Avenue/Spear Street exit, and then immediately bear left across Rt 2 and onto Spear Street.  Travel approx. ¼ mile and turn right onto PFC Road.  The Gutterson Parking Garage is accessible immediately to your left.  For access to any of the faculty/staff lots at University Heights, continue straight on PFC Road to the intersection with University Heights Road.  Turn right or left to access evening and weekend parking in any of faculty/staff lots along University Heights Road.

Directions to U Heights Lots from downtown Burlington – Follow Main Street/Rt 2 eastbound, toward UVM campus and past the main green.  Turn right onto University Heights Road. Evening and weekend parking is available in any of the faculty/staff lots accessible.

Directions to Gutterson Lot from downtown Burlington – Follow Main Street/Rt 2 eastbound, toward UVM campus and past the main green.  Turn right onto Spear Street.  Turn right onto PFC Road.  The Gutterson Parking Garage is accessible immediately to your left.

Please Note:

  • Parking in the Redstone Circle is prohibited: you will be ticketed or towed.
  • Authorized parking tags are required for student residence lots or handicapped/tow zones.
  • The Lane Series cannot assume responsibility for illegally parked cars on campus.
  • Parking is available in any UVM lot that is NOT zoned residential or handicapped (please avoid these lots or you may be towed) after 6:00 pm.

Additional locations and directions

The Flynn Theatre

Address: 153 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401

For our large scale events like operas and plays, we use the 1450 seat Flynn Theatre, a beautifully restored art deco venue in the heart of downtown Burlington. Seating at the Flynn Theatre is assigned with both orchestra and balcony sections.

Directions and Parking: From Interstate 89, take exit 14 West towards downtown Burlington & UVM. This becomes Burlington’s Main Street. The Flynn is on Main Street, approx. 2 miles west of the highway exit. Please see the Flynn’s website for parking information.

Ira Allen Chapel

Address: 17 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405

Location and Directions:
The Billings Center Lecture Hall at Ira Allen Chapel is accessible from the ground level entrance at the rear of Ira Allen Chapel.  Upon entering the building, follow the hallway to your right. The Lecture Hall is at the end of this hallway, directly past the Martin Luther King Jr. Room.

Convenient parking is available in the Votey Lot via Colchester Avenue.  This lot adjoins the rear entrance to Ira Allen Chapel.

Directions to Ira Allen Chapel from Interstate 89: Take Exit 14 West toward Williston Road/Burlington and merge right. After passing Delta Hotels by Marriott, bear right onto East Avenue and continue straight. At the T junction, turn left onto Colchester Avenue.  Immediately after the hospital entrance light and before the next light at Mansfield Avenue, turn left into Votey Parking Lot (located on the rear side of Ira Allen Chapel).  Parking is available in Votey Lot after 6:00pm M-F and from 7:00am Sat-Sun.

Directions to Ira Allen Chapel from downtown Burlington: Follow Pearl Street east. At the UVM main campus green, Pearl Street becomes Colchester Avenue. Continue straight on Colchester Avenue past the campus green and Ira Allen Chapel. Immediately after the next traffic light (Mansfield Avenue), turn right into Votey Parking Lot (across the street from Chiropractic Works, LLC and directly behind Ira Allen Chapel). Parking is available in Votey Lot after 6pm.

Other parking options within walking distance include:

  • The office lots at 46-48, 50-52 AND 66 Colchester Avenue. These lots are directly across Colchester Avenue from Votey Lot and Ira Allen Chapel.  Parking is available after 5pm.
  • The University Health Care Lot. Enter on South Prospect Street at the corner of Pearl Street. Parking is available after 6pm.

UVM Map

Davis Center

Address: 590 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05405

Directions to the Davis Center from Interstate 89: take Exit 14W and head west on Williston Road (US-2). Go past the two lights that are the East Avenue/Spear Street jug handle and “exit” by veering right onto Beaumont Avenue (as you exit, the wind turbine will be on your right and the UVM hedge will be on your left). Take the first left into the Jeffords Lot. Parking is available after 3:30pm M-F and from 7:00am Sat-Sun. The Davis Center is to the west (toward the lake), and the main entrance is directly across the oval driveway.

Directions to the Davis Center from Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At the rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than one mile to the intersection with Main Street (US-2); turn right onto Main Street. Head uphill past the University Green until you reach Spear Street on your right; turn right onto Spear Street. Take an immediate left around the jughandle and then take a left at the light onto Williston Rd. (US-2). After the second light in the jug handle, "exit" by veering right onto Beaumont Avenue (as you exit the wind turbine will be on your right and the UVM hedge will be on your left). Take the first left into the Jeffords Lot. Parking is available after 3:30pm M-F and from 7:00am Sat-Sun. The Davis Center is to the west (toward the lake), and the main entrance is directly across the oval driveway.