The Baumann Centre (Pacific Opera Victoria)

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The Baumann Centre (Pacific Opera Victoria)

925 Balmoral Road Victoria BC map
since 2015
The Baumann Centre is a community, music and administrative facility and a catalyst for regional arts collaboration, music creation, and performances. The Wingate Studio is home for chamber performances, opera rehearsals, artist training programs, and an array of initiatives to nurture artists, engage the community, and educate and delight families and youth.

The Wingate Studio is available for daily rental May through August only, with the exception of Baumann Centre Partners who reserve the facility for recurring use, and for individual and ensemble Artist Residencies.
Open / Operational
Music >> Music Rehearsal Space

Venue Specs

Venue FormatStudio
Liquor LicenseNone
Capacity Notes/Detailsvic
Dimension Notes / Details49’ x 53’ with 15’ ceiling to acoustic panels/18’ overall. 2600 square feet.
Has StageYes
Stage DetailsUse of stage requires additional staffing
Flooring TypeWood floor
Not-for-Profit $45 per hour
Commercial $65 per hour
Custodial Fee $40
+ applicable taxes

Event Host $22.50 per hour
Custodian $25 per hour
Technician $40 per hour
Piano Tuning $150
+ applicable taxes
Rental / Usage RestrictionsRENTAL POLICIES
-Room(s) must be left in the same condition as found or a fee of $25 per hour for custodial services will
be charged.
-Use of the facility is limited to the room(s) indicated in the contract, including access to phone and WiFi.
-Rental does not include access to administrative suite, office supplies or office equipment.
-The kitchen may be used during the rental provided all Kitchen Usage Rules are followed.
-Posters, leaflets or displays are to be secured only with green painters masking tape.
-All areas of the Baumann Centre are NON-SMOKING
-We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
-You will be held responsible for any and all loss or damage caused in the areas of use during the time you are on premises.
-The Renter must put away, in its original place, all furniture or equipment used during the rental.
-Early access, or use of the premises past the booked exit time will result in additional room charges and staffing charges at the prevailing hourly rate.
-Any permits and/or licenses required for the rental event will be obtained by, and at the expense of, the Renter. Copies of which will be submitted to Pacific Opera Victoria five days prior to rental.
-Pacific Opera Victoria reserves final determination of technical and event staffing, depending on the requirements of each event. The renter is responsible for the cost of additional staffing, which will be billed hourly.
-Use of any external theatrical lighting, sound or other technical equipment will require a Pacific Opera Victoria Technician. All costs associated with the rental or purchase of additional technical equipment over and above the available inventory is the responsibility of the Renter.
-Promotional material may not use the name Pacific Opera Victoria. The Baumann Centre or Wingate Studio, may only be used to designate the location of the event.
-The Renter is required to name Pacific Opera Victoria as an additional insured, and provide Pacific Opera Victoria with a certificate of third-party liability insurance of a minimum of $2 Million.
-Rentals may require a deposit upon signing of the rental agreement, at the discretion of Pacific Opera Victoria.
Has Sound / LightingYes
Wheelchair Accessible?Yes
Acoustic ceiling
Flexible seating
Large catering kitchen
Secure entry
Wheelchair access
Entrance foyer
Service entrance

Petrov studio grand piano
Chairs (150)
Music stands (50 with permission)
Sound system
Video projector & motorized screen
Parking NotesParking not included with the rental, map to local parking garages can be provided upon request
Venue StaffingRequired at Additional Charge
Staffing NotesEvent Host: $22.50/hour (required for all bookings)
Event Technician: $40.00/hour (required for bookings the involve the use of equipment not provided by the venue, at the discretion of Pacific Opera Victoria)

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Address925 Balmoral Road

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