University of Redlands



Founded in 1907, the University of Redlands is an independent private university, conveniently located in Southern California between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Beaches, deserts and local mountains are each only an hour's drive away.

The 160-acre campus is a beautiful oasis dotted with palms and orange groves. The university is nestled at the foot of Southern California’s tallest mountains and the Redlands campus is one of the most attractive in the west. The city of Redlands (population 64,000) features a mixture of historic and modern buildings. You can explore the campus in an online virtual tour.

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The School of Music, founded in 1911, is one of the oldest schools of music on the West Coast. The School of Music has the distinction of founding and hosting the Pokorny Low Brass Seminar for the past 8 years, an event conceptualized by Gene Pokorny with the goal of combining high-level playing with intensive workshops, mentorship and unprecedented access to the most respected low brass players in the world.

Free parking is available and an on-campus shuttle will be provided. Wifi is available across the campus.

Concert Venues



Memorial Chapel


The historic Memorial Chapel, completed in 1927, features beautiful stained glass windows and houses the Casavant Opus 1230 Organ. The Chapel, which seats 1343, is the visual anchor of the University Quad and the most recognized building on the campus. During the Festival, the Memorial Chapel will be the primary venue for large ensembles and featured concerts.



Frederick Loewe Performance Hall


The Frederick Loewe Performance Hall is an intimate 220-seat recital hall with a Schlicker Tracker Organ and multi-media capability. Loewe Hall is located in Watchorn Hall adjacent to Memorial Chapel and will be a main venue for solo recitals.






Glenn Wallichs Theatre and Loewe Theatre


The Glenn Wallichs Theatre is a 326-seat proscenium theatre located in the Theatre Arts Building. The Wallichs Theatre will be the primary location for the ITA Competition Finals.

The Loewe Theatre is a state of the art black box theater located in the Theatre Arts Building. Seating 150 in a variety of flexible formats, the Loewe Theatre will be used for works media and theatre throughout the Festival.





Casa Loma Room


The Casa Loma Room was named after the famed Casa Loma Hotel that hosted many of the 1920s jazz bands as they traveled to California by rail. Stan Kenton recorded his famous "Live at Redlands University" album in the Casa Loma Room in 1970. During the Festival, the Casa Loma Room will host all of the jazz events.







University Hall


University Hall is a 4,320 square foot rehearsal hall that will be used for masterclasses, clinics and rehearsals.








Orton Conference Center


The Orton Conference Center is 9,170 square foot exhibit hall with one large and seven adjoining smaller rooms. Orton will house the vendor space. Additionally, rooms in the neighboring Williams Hall will be available for individuals to try out instruments and equipment.







Redlands Bowl


The Redlands Bowl is home to the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival, which is America's longest continuously running summer music festival at which no admission is charged. The Bowl is a large outdoor proscenium theatre in the historic district of downtown Redlands. We are looking forward to partnering with the Redlands Community Music Association to present a concert of trombone concertos with orchestra for the entire community as a shared part of both the ITF2017 and the Redlands Summer Music Festival.