• Recitals required by degree programs will occur during the fall and spring semesters. Exceptions to this must be granted through petition to the SOM Faculty Council. Be sure to note on the form your year (junior, senior etc.) and degree ( BM, BME etc.).
• Performance dates and times in Chamichian Hall follow the general pattern of Friday at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
• All recitalists must play recital music for a faculty jury
no less than three weeks prior to their intended performance. Recital date requests will be cancelled if recitalists fail to meet this requirement, or do not pass the jury.
• Program information must be submitted to Mandie Bignell in the Music Office promptly after passing the jury. You must use Microsoft Word and submit your recital document via e-mail attachment to
firstname.lastname@example.org. DO NOT apply formatting to your document.
• The School of Music produces and prints programs for all student recitals, and will print and post eight (4) posters one week prior to each recital in the standard SOM poster template.
Student Recital performances are posted on the SOM Website.
• Rehearsal dates cannot be scheduled until you have submitted a completed STUDENT RECITAL JURY FORM. Recitalists may have a maximum of two (2) two-hour rehearsals in preparation for performances in Chamichian Hall; these rehearsals must be scheduled in advance in the main office.
The SOM does not provide staffing for student recital rehearsals in Chamichian or Staples Concert Halls other than audio/visual support if requested and approved in advance.
• Specific questions regarding recital staging, e.g. moving instruments on and off stage, should be directed to Mr. Daniel Koefoed, Performance Hall Manager
or 774-1268. Under no circumstances are the concert pianos to be moved on or off stage without staff oversight.
Chamichian Hall seats 108 patrons. Space for wheelchairs can be made available with seven day’s notice to the Performance Hall Manager. Audience members must not sit in the aisles or on the stage.
• Recording equipment (video tripods, cameras) used during the performance must not detract from anyone’s enjoyment of the recital. It should not block aisles or exits, or deny anyone seating space. Power cords that cross walkways must be taped down to minimize any tripping hazard.