When Vincent followed up with: “acoustically it would be very helpful” and “the look and sound of the room will be so much better” that helps to make up your mind.
For the record, I shouldn’t be allowed to do technical drawings. The time it took to figure out how to make the heads on arrows is embarrassing.
This is our barn where we live and work. In fact, the picture below was from moving day way back 6 years ago. The studio is currently on the 1st floor. When we arrived I made some minor adjustments to the space, dropped the studio in, and got to work — planning at a later date to make additional improvements.