Student Recital Policy and Forms


See the information below for contracts needed to secure your event, inclucing the required approvals and policy compliance.

General policies for events and recitals

  • Student recitals may be performed in Cook Recital Hall (or, in some instances, 103 Music Practice Building). Indicate your room preference on the Student Recital contract
    • Student recital dates must be submitted with the approval of the appropriate faculty instructor.
    • Graduate students only: once scheduled, required graduate recital dates will not be changed without permission from the major professor and the Graduate Associate Director; cancellations must follow the guidelines of the Graduate Committee.
  • Due to heavy facility use, please schedule your recital as far ahead of time as possible.
    • Review the Venue Calendars site or visit the Main Office for assistance before submitting a room request via the WebCheckout Patron Portal to determine which spaces are available at the specific time and date.
  • Student recitals may be scheduled Monday through Friday at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at noon, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
  • Anyone canceling a recital may not be allowed to reschedule until the following semester.
  • All required/graded graduate recitals must be professionally recorded. Contact Recording Services in 226 Music Building as soon as you have your room confirmed.
  • The Green Room is available 30 minutes before your recital for warm-up purposes. Check out a Green Room key from the main office. The room may need to be shared by more than one person.
  • Following your recital, you must be sure that:
    • The hall or room is cleaned and secured (doors locked and completely closed).
    • Keyboard instruments are covered and secured.
    • Tables and other equipment and supplies are returned to the correct place.
    • All lights are turned off.
    • Any reception area is cleaned and trash placed in the courtyard dumpster.