A potential SERIOUS oversight on the part of an educator or administrator would be
not taking into account the size of the room when considering
the number of individual workstations in a class piano lab.
Obviously there is a MAXIMUM number of workstations which
can logistically fit into a room and still allow students
and teacher to enter and exit the room AND meet standard
OSHA fire codes.
For student workstations using standard 88-note keyboards,
we recommend a workspace of 5' x 5' for each station. In
addition, we recommend a MINIMUM of 4' walking space along
one wall and 4' working space behind the teacher work station.
Here are some suggested room configurations for various
size labs along with MINIMUM room sizes for each configuration.
Using this as a guideline, educators should be able to calculate
the number of workstations for their particular room situations: