Student Recital Procedure | School of Music | Kent State University

Student Recital Procedure


Reserve dates using the online Ludwig Recital Hall scheduler. The Recital Hall calendar is available on the School of Music website and is open for scheduling student recitals beginning July 1 for graduate recitals. Undergraduate recitals may be scheduled beginning the first day of the fall semester of classes.

Time Schedule for Carl F.W. Ludwig Recital Hall: Monday-Thursday, 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm;

Friday, 7 pm and 9 pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm, and 9 pm. All exceptions to these times must be approved by the Director of the School of Music and will only be considered due to extenuating circumstances.

All recitals must be scheduled outside of students’ class and ensemble performance times, including scheduled rehearsals and performances unless approved by ensemble directors.

Further use of the hall constitutes rehearsal time. You are entitled to three hours of rehearsal time in the Recital Hall for your recital.

Use of the Green Room is restricted to the recital set-up and performance time. Please keep the Green Room clean and orderly. No food is permitted in the Green Room.

Students and faculty wanting to reschedule recitals to another date must get prior approval from the School of Music office. All cancellations must be noted and approved in the School of Music office.

Log in to the School of Music storefront page to pay recital costs ($50 per recital) at least three weeks prior to the performance date to secure the Recital Hall reservation. The cost may be split between two performers following a single $50 payment online. Unpaid recitals will be cancelled following the 3-week deadline.

The Recital Program Publicity Packet is available online for download and electronic completion. The packet and tentative repertoire formatted in program format are due to the School of Music office electronically via email no later than 3 weeks prior to the recital date.

Staff will provide the electronic publicity packet approval form to the applied faculty instructor when the first draft of the program is ready. Programs turned in after the deadline may not be available for the recital and will be printed only for School of Music archival purposes.

Complete pre-recital hearing (if required) as scheduled with your applied instructor.

Applied music instructor approves the final program. Upon approval, programs are printed and provided to applied music instructor.

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