Student Recital Information

Process

  1. Read the student recital guidelines below.
  2. Check ASTRA on the Music Department Website for available dates for BOTH the recital and the dress rehearsal.
  3. Choose several dates that work for you, then check with your instructor and all participating musicians to confirm their availability.
  4. Fill out the ONLINE Application to Recital at least two months in advance of your proposed recital/dress rehearsal dates.
  5. Await approval…

General Guidelines for All Recitals

  1. All music for your program must be in possession before scheduling a recital.
  2. All accompanying musicians must be confirmed before scheduling a recital.
  3. All Students must pass a pre-recital jury two or more weeks before the recital. *Note: All performing musicians must be available for the jury.
  4. The Recital Jury, to be selected by the applied instructor, will include the private instructor and at least two other members of the music faculty, one of which must be a full-time faculty member.
  5. Student Recitals must be advertised within the music building and on social media at least one month in advance. A one-paragraph synopsis of the recital content and performers must be provided to the Music Office.
  6. The final program must be submitted to the Music Office at least one week before the pre-recital jury.
  7. The program must include all performers, titles, movements, and the composers' names and dates.
  8. UAH no longer provides reception space in Roberts Hall.

Student Recitals  

  • Students must be enrolled in appropriate course during the semester of the recital: Senior Recital (MUA 498) or Senior Jazz Recital (MUJ 498).
  • Students must have completed at least one semester of 400-level studio instruction prior to enrolling in Senior Recital (MUA 498) or Senior Jazz Recital (MUJ 498).
  • Senior Recitals and Senior Jazz Recitals should be shared with another student recital, and should include 30 minutes of music.
  • Senior Recitals and Senior Jazz Recitals should be scheduled two (2) to three (3) months in advance and shall be held during the regular fall or spring term, and not during the last three weeks of classes.
  • Senior Recitals and Senior Jazz Recitals should be scheduled on weeknights, Monday through Thursday. Weekend recitals are not permitted.
  • Recitals must not conflict with other UAH Music Department events.

Performance Emphasis Recitals

  • Students must be enrolled in appropriate course during the semester of the recital: Performance Emphasis Recital (MUA 499).
  • Students must have completed a Senior Recital (MUA 498) and at least one additional semester of 400-level studio instruction prior to enrolling in Performance Emphasis Recital (MUA 499).
  • Performance Emphasis Recitals should not be shared, and should include a minimum of 45 minutes and maximum of 60 minutes of musical material, for a total performance time of 60-75 minutes. Longer programs are subject to approval by applied instructor
  • Performance Emphasis Recitals should be scheduled two (2) to three (3) months in advance and shall be held during the regular fall or spring term, and not during the last three weeks of classes.
  • Performance Emphasis Recitals should be scheduled on weeknights, Monday through Thursday. Weekend recitals are not permitted.
  • Recitals must not conflict with other UAH Music Department events. 

Capstone Project (in Lieu of Traditional Recital)

  • Students must be enrolled in appropriate course during the semester of the recital: Capstone Project (MUA XXX)
  • Students must have completed at least two semesters of 200 -level studio instruction and three semesters of 300 – level instruction, prior to enrolling in the Capstone Project in the sixth semester.
  • The Capstone Project Performance shall be at least thirty minutes in duration, consisting of 1/3 classical performance on primary instrument and 2/3 lecture-demonstration in an area of expertise or concentration.
  • The Capstone Project is designed with Music Technology and Music Business majors in mind, but is open to all students in consultation with the applied instructor.
  • Capstone Projects should be scheduled two (2) to three (3) months in advance and shall be held during the regular fall or spring term, and not during the last three weeks of classes.
  • Capstone Projects should be scheduled on weeknights, Monday through Thursday. Weekend performances are not permitted.
  • Capstone Projects must not conflict with other UAH Music Department events.

Student Recital Request Form

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