All divisional and departmental recitals are to be scheduled with the approval of the appropriate division director. Studio recitals may be scheduled by the associated applied faculty, and do not require approval by the division director.

Recital dates may be requested beginning May 1 for the following academic year. Dates are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Long-term advanced scheduling of these events is possible by contacting Concert Production.

  • Division directors may contact Concert Production in order to request divisional or departmental recitals.
  • To reserve time for a studio recital, a completed Application for Conservatory Event form .  Studio recitals may be scheduled by the associated applied faculty, and do not require approval by the division director.must be submitted to Concert Production by the associated applied faculty. We also will accept requests by e-mail, including the desired venue, date, and time.

Predesignated times for divisional and departmental recitals vary; contact Concert Production for more information. There are no predesignated slots for studio recitals.

  • No recitals, concerts, or other events requiring staff support are scheduled for Mondays.

Divisional, departmental, and studio recitals may not be scheduled against large ensemble or Artist Recital Series concerts, or against any conservatory-sponsored event of the same instrument.

Venues available for divisional, departmental, and studio recitals are Bibbins classrooms, Kulas and Stull Recital Halls, Warner Concert Hall, Fairchild Chapel, the Birenbaum, and the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse. (Exception: Finney Chapel may be requested for recitals involving organ.)

It is recommended that these recitals not exceed 90 minutes, including setup and teardown, intermission, applause, stage set changes, and music.

Students may sign up to perform on divisional and departmental recitals through the Applied Studies Office, Bibbins 126.

No dress rehearsal time will be reserved for divisional, departmental, and studio recitals. Rehearsals may be scheduled for studio recitals using the regular weekly signup protocol as detailed in the Reserving Additional Time in Conservatory Halls section.

The applied studies administrative assistant in Bibbins 126 will compile and produce programs for divisional, departmental, and studio recitals.

▪    Programs must be submitted to Applied Studies a minimum of three working days prior to the recital date in order for them to be produced.

Divisional, departmental, and studio recitals are not provided staffing as a matter of course; contact Concert Production to request ushers or stage crew, or to address any special instrumental or staging needs.

Conservatory Audio Services will not provide audio recording or live streaming for divisional, departmental, and studio recitals. For more information or for other audio support, contact:
Audio Services
conaudio@oberlin.edu
440.775.8272 | Central Unit 33