The DiMenna Center is a unique performance venue with first-rate acoustics, flexible seating options, adjustable acoustic environments, theatrical lighting, and HD audio and video recording. Cary Hall can seat an audience of up to 180, while Benzaquen Hall is designed for more intimate performances with a seating capacity of 70.


The DiMenna Center is rented for a wide-range of performances, from an intimate recital by Itzhak Perlman and Emmanuel Ax, to student performances by local teaching studios, to new music concerts by some of New York City’s most cutting-edge groups including Talea, American Modern Ensemble, and International Contemporary Ensemble.


Visit us and envision your own upcoming performance at The DiMenna Center!

Catering services are available through Neuman's Kitchen.

“This building took every aspect of sound into account—which is rare”

—Maria Chavez, sound artist


Neuman's Kitchen

Food & Beverages
Enjoy fresh, delicious fare from our preferred caterer, known for transforming ideas into culinary excellence.

Charles Grossman Lounge

Second Floor
Relax in this open, loft-like, and light-filled space, open to all clients. Also available for private rentals.

Facilities Office

Set up office in our complimentary workspace for clients. Available upon request.

Robert & Jean Ashton Music Library

Second Floor
Stay on top of last-minute rehearsal needs with complimentary workspace for orchestra librarians. Available upon request.

Victor & Sono Elmaleh Musicians' Lounge

Lower Level
Take rehearsal breaks just outside of our largest space, Cary Hall. Also available as a catering preparation area or reception space for events.