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March 28, 2019

Octave 9 performance space debuts at Benaroya Hall

  • The high-tech, “participatory sound machine” aims to give audiences an immersive experience.
  • Photos by Benjamin Benschneider [enlarge]
    The ceiling has cells made of a recycled felt-like material that absorbs sound. Also in the ceiling are 10 projectors, 62 full-range loudspeakers, 10 compact subwoofers and 28 microphones.

    The 2,500-square-foot space used to house the Soundbridge Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center.

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