Student Recital Scheduling

Essential information and forms for Bienen students scheduling a recital with the Concert Management Office (CMO) are found below.

Student Recital Scheduling Guidelines

The following documents outline the process for scheduling a recital and include policies and procedures that should be read thoroughly before beginning the scheduling process. A separate manual for graduate conducting and composition students contains guidelines for discipline-specific needs.

Bienen Student Recital Scheduling GuidelinesGraduate Conducting & Composition Recital Guidelines

Recital Slots

Recitals will be scheduled during fall, winter, and spring quarters only. Predetermined recital dates and times ("slots") for 2018-19 will be posted on September 1 (fall recitals), October 29 (winter recitals), and February 4 (spring recitals).

 SPRING Student Recital Slots as of 03/22/2019

Recital Scheduling Periods

Requests for recital slots will be accepted for each quarter as described below. Students are invited to submit requests starting on the day and time corresponding to recital status up through the day contract materials must be received.

Fall Quarter

Degree
Fall quarter, first day of classes, 9 a.m.
Informal
Fall quarter, week 3, Monday, 9 a.m.
Deadline
Fall quarter, week 4, Friday, 5 p.m.

Winter Quarter

Degree
Fall quarter, week 8, Monday, 9 a.m.
Informal
Fall quarter, week 10, Monday, 9 a.m.
Deadline
Winter quarter, week 2, Friday, 5 p.m.

Spring Quarter

Degree
Winter quarter, week 7, Monday, 9 a.m.
Informal
NO informal recitals may be scheduled
Deadline
Winter quarter, exam week, Friday, 5 p.m.

Student Recital Requests

When three possible recital slots have been identified, submit a Student Recital Request via email to studentrecitals@northwestern.edu or in person at CMO, according to the schedule above. Neither option provides an advantage over the other. Requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, according to time of receipt.

Bienen Student Recital Request Graduate Conducting & Composition Recital Request

Student Recital Contract Materials

To confirm their assigned recital slot, students must submit ALL recital contract materials no later than 5 p.m. on the designated deadline date. Materials include a Student Recital Contract, Program & Web Copy, and Reception Waiver.

Recital Contract Materials for ALL Students

Additional Forms

Special Request Petition Recording Services Request