Recital Information

Upcoming Events

In planning for an undergraduate or graduate student recital, the student should first gather the documents for the appropriate packet and then follow the steps listed in the documents to successfully manage the recital process. The documents, in pdf format, are linked at the bottom of this page.

Required Student Recital (sophomore, junior, senior, graduate)

  • Guidelines for Required Student Recitals (this document contains information on nearly all aspects of the recital)
  • Required Recital Approval form
  • Instructions/Checklist for Required Student Recitals
  • Financial Policies for Student Recitals
  • For organ majors only, (these documents are also needed if the recital is to be streamed)
    • Scheduling an Off-Campus Required Student Recital (Student  Checklist)
    • BYU School of Music Off-Campus Recital Streaming Guide

Priority Dates for Scheduling the Recital

Performances are scheduled in the order listed below.

Beginning the first day of fall semester classes and continuing for three class days thereafter, students registered in Music 649, 650, or Music 697B may schedule recitals.

On the fourth day of classes continuing for three days thereafter, students registered in Music 449 may schedule recitals as well as Music 249 piano performance students.

On the seventh day of classes, students registered in Music 349 or Music 249 may schedule recitals.

Note: Saturdays and Sundays are not included in the counting of class days.

Beginning the first day of winter semester registration, students registered in Music 649 or Music 697B may schedule recitals.

One week after winter registration begins, students registered in Music 449 may schedule recitals as well as Music 249 piano performance students.

Two weeks after winter registration begins, students registered in Music 349 or Music 249 may schedule recitals.

There is no priority signup. Once you have registered for the class, you may visit HFAC Scheduling with the appropriate forms in hand.

  • Recitals must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance.
  • Recitals are scheduled at 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., or 9:30 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday. Saturdays include additional times of 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Recitals are scheduled for one hour only.
  • Recitals and rehearsals may not be scheduled on Monday nights, General Conference Saturdays, or the Friday/Saturday of spring break weekend in March.
  • Recitals may only be given beginning the first day of class and ending the last day of class. They may not be given during exam preparation days, finals, or semester breaks.

Non-Required Student Recital

  • Instructions for Non-Required Student Recitals
  • Non-Required Recital Approval form
  • Financial Policies for Student Recitals

Other Documents (used on an as-needed basis)

  • Recital Cancellation or Change of Date Approval form
  • Program Style Guide

At least one week prior to the performance, check with the Scheduling Office to make sure everything is in order!

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