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Schedule your recital during fall, winter, and spring quarters and within the guidelines listed below.

Posted Recital Slots

WINTER Recital Slots as of 1/04/2022 (PDF)

2021-22 Recital Slots Schedule

Fall Quarter
On or around September 1, 2021
Winter Quarter
Monday, October 25, 2021
Spring Quarter
Monday, January 31, 2022


Predetermined recital dates and times ("slots") will be posted for each performance venue, as noted above.

Once posted, recital slots will be available exclusively for recital scheduling until the contract deadline. Recitals will be scheduled on weekday evenings at 6 and 8:30 p.m., and on weekends at noon, 2:30, 6, and 8:30 p.m. Students must select only from posted slots when submitting a Student Recital Request.

Recital Venues

Recital scheduling for students in the following spaces is subject to availability and not guaranteed.

  • Galvin Recital Hall: Reserved for eligible students giving DMA degree recitals, and FINAL MM and BM degree recitals
  • McClintock Choral and Recital Room: Open to all eligible students
  • Regenstein Master Class Room: Open to all eligible students
  • Ryan Opera Theater: Open to all eligible students giving degree recitals

Recital Status

The categories and course numbers below are used to designate student recitals for scheduling and registration purposes and may not reflect terminology used by specific areas of study for Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), Master of Music (MM), and Bachelor of Music (BM) degrees.

Degree Recital

Required for completion of a degree in the Bienen School and includes:

  • DMA (580): Up to four recitals (piano, voice) OR three recitals (strings, winds, percussion)
  • MM (480): Up to two recitals (piano/collaborative arts, violin, cello, guitar, harp, winds, and percussion) OR one recital (jazz studies, piano pedagogy, voice, viola, and double bass)
  • BM (380): Senior recitals in all performance areas and composition
  • BM (370): Junior recitals in piano, strings (except harp), flute, brass, percussion, and vocal honors

Informal Recital (305)

Not mandatory for completion of degree requirements but may be required by the applied professor or given with their approval; may only be given in Bienen venues during fall and winter quarters.

Graduate Conducting & Composition

Graduate conducting and composition students are given the flexibility to request a recital date and time before the academic year begins. They are also NOT restricted to using posted recital slots and have access to Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. However, recitals may not be given during the first two weeks of fall quarter, nor may they be given on or after the Friday of exam week in any quarter.

Unless approved by the Concert Management Office, graduate conducting and composition recitals will start at 7:30 p.m., or also at 3 p.m. on weekends, with set-up starting two hours before and stage time provided until the house opens. A maximum of 30 minutes is provided for stage strike following the performance, which should not be longer than two hours in length.