Recital Information

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RECITAL POLICIES AND INFORMATION

Your recital is a very important event in the preparation for your career in music. We make every attempt to accommodate your needs to the best of our ability. The scheduling process is designed to establish your needs and communicate them in the most efficient way possible to the support personnel who will assist in the performance. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact any of us in the Technical Office.

TIMES AND FEES

Recital times are as follow (times are not negotiable):

DAY LOCATION TIME
 Monday – Friday Holsclaw Hall  7:00 pm
Crowder Hall 7:30 pm
 Saturday – Sunday Holsclaw Hall 1:00 pm
4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Crowder Hall 1:30 pm
4:30 pm
7:30 pm

POLICY: Recitals will not be scheduled after the last day of classes.

Technical support/equipment and recording services are not available for classroom and off-campus recitals.

Hall use fees are as follows:

  • Crowder Hall: $125
  • Holsclaw Hall: $100
  • Classrooms: No Charge

CANCELLATIONS

Should you need to cancel your recital, please inform Professor Paiewonsky at mpaiewon@email.arizona.edu as soon as possible. It is the student’s responsibility to inform appropriate faculty members of the cancellation.

PROGRAMS

For all student recitals, the Fred Fox School of Music will provide 50 half-sheet (8 1/2” x 5 1/2”) programs. Publicity flyers and texts/translations are not provided for student recitals.

Programs must be submitted online and approved by all appropriate faculty via the CFA Console, at least 30 days prior to your recital date. If you have any questions, please contact Professor Paiewonsky at mpaiewon@email.arizona.edu.

POLICY: Program information is due a minimum of 30 days before the recital. Programs turned in late or incomplete will not be processed by the Fred Fox School of Music.

Program drafts will be available for proofreading one week before the recital. Completed programs will be available two days before the recital, and delivered to the on-campus concert hall. They will be available from the Technical Office one hour before the performance. For off-campus recitals, it is the student’s responsibility to pick up programs and deliver them to the recital venue.

RECORDING

The Fred Fox School of Music will record required degree recitals held in Holsclaw Hall, Crowder Hall or Centennial Hall upon request.

POLICY: Recording of student recitals is optional; students will be charged a $75 fee. The recording must be scheduled at least 30 days in advance to assure the availability of a recording engineer.

EQUIPMENT

All equipment requirements must be indicated on the “Recital Technical Request Form”, which can be found on the Forms Page, and submitted at least 30 days prior to your recital date. Stage help is provided for lighting/stage and recording, as required. For complicated stage changes the performer is requested to provide some extra help to insure that the stage changes go smoothly.

POLICY: Requests for technical needs and personnel other than what is provided by policy must be requested and approved by the Technical Office 30 days in advance of the recital. Any additional crew and equipment expenses will be the responsibility of the performer.

Requests for special musical instruments or equipment (e.g., harpsichord, lighting, video projection, etc.) must be listed on the “Recital Technical Request Form” and approved at least 30 days in advance. You are required to pay the labor costs for special requests which includes anything other than standard recital lighting, an announce microphone, or tape playback. Please contact the Technical Office for more details.

RECITAL PIANOS

The following instruments are available for use in student recitals:

  • Holsclaw Hall
    • 7′ Steinway
  • Crowder Hall
    • 9′ Steinway (Grey Wheels)
    • 9′ Steinway (Red Wheels)

REHEARSAL AND WARM-UP SCHEDULE

All rehearsals and/or activities using music facilities must be scheduled through the Technical Office.

POLICY: Rehearsals in performance halls are limited to three hours per recital. Monday – Friday daytime rehearsals will have top priority. Evening/weekend rehearsals must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.

Do not assume that the technical needs you requested for your performance will be available at your rehearsal, particularly if you have scheduled multiple rehearsals. Please be sure to request them from the Technical Office at least a week in advance if you need them for a specific rehearsal. Warm-up time is available in the hall one (1) hour prior to the performance. The house will open one-half (1/2) hour prior to the performance start time. Once the house is open, performers may warm-up in room 114 or in the dressing rooms.

Please enter the Recital Hall through the back stage door for rehearsals. For assistance, or if the door is locked, go to Room 116.

NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES ARE PERMITTED IN PERFORMANCE HALLS OTHER THAN WATER!

DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES OR INSTRUMENTS UNATTENDED IN THE PERFORMANCE HALLS!

USHERS

POLICY: Performer must supply 2 ushers for Crowder Hall or 1 for Holsclaw Hall.

Please provide the name and telephone number or email address of the person responsible for your ushers on the event form. This is the person that will get the programs prior to the recital, so please make sure the name is correct to avoid confusion. The Technical Office has additional information and usher guidelines.

PERFORMANCE PROCEDURE

Our professional policy is to begin all performances on time as publicized and/or printed on the program.

Do not enter the stage until the Stage Manager or Light Board Operator gives you a cue. This will be arranged with you prior to the starting time.

The hall will open one hour before the performance for on-stage warm-up, if required. If you do not require an on-stage warm-up, please plan on arriving at least 30 minutes before the performance.

POLICY: All on-stage warm-ups must end 30 minutes prior to performance time to enable house doors to open.

POST-PERFORMANCE

Do not invite the audience on stage. Please arrange to greet the audience in the lobby or the warm-up room, if you are not having a reception.

Performers must clear the stage of personnel, instruments and personal belongings immediately following the performance.

RECEPTIONS

Receptions may be held in the lobby area, Room 114, or the Green Room (Room 114A).

One table will be provided. You are responsible for your own set-up, clean-up, and refreshments.

Please schedule your reception with Professor Paiewonsky at mpaiewon@email.arizona.edu.

POLICY: Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on campus.

CLASSROOM AND OFF-SITE RECITALS

Recitals may be held out of the Music Building, including the UA Art Museum, campus auditoriums, local churches, etc. Recitals may also be held in Music Building classrooms as available.

POLICY: The Fred Fox School of Music is not responsible for rental fees for off-site recitals. Technical assistance/equipment and recording will not be provided for classroom or off-site recitals. Fred Fox School of Music pianos are not available to be moved out of the Music Building.

NON-DEGREE RECITALS

The performer is responsible for all expenses related to the performance.

Programs are required but will not be provided by the school. A program master for copying purposes will be provided.

Recitals not required by a degree can only be scheduled in the same semester they are performed.

POLICY: Please contact Professor Paiewonsky at mpaiewon@email.arizona.edu for additional information.

RECITAL SCHEDULING

Required degree recitals in Crowder and Holsclaw halls

  1. Review available dates below for the dates currently available.
  2. Meet with your professor to confirm his/her availability for the date that you would like to reserve.
  3. Submit the recital scheduling form.
    • Fill out the form completely and submit the form.
    • You and your faculty member will receive a confirmation email once your date is confirmed and entered on the calendar.
    • Please make sure that your email and theirs are correct on the form. Professor Paiewonsky will contact you if there are any problems.

POLICY: Dates for required recitals must be booked at least 30 days in advance. Only one date will be reserved per student. Recital dates/times may not be traded or changed without permission. Any changes must be prior to the 30-day paperwork deadline.

Available Recital Dates

The times listed on the calendars below are currently available for student recitals. If there is not a listing on a particular day it is to be considered unavailable. Please relay specific recital questions to Professor Paiewonsky.

Recital Scheduling Request