Business Affairs

Hearing Info

PERCUSSION: Hearings can be scheduled through your studio professor or by the chair of the department two weeks prior to their recital.

WOODWINDS: Contact Kenta Akaogi at no less than 4 weeks before your recital. Hearings are held on Wednesdays in Recital Hall beginning at 1pm. You must be prepared to play a hearing no less than 2 weeks before recital, and all musicians on the program must be present at the hearing including chamber groups and small orchestras etc.

JAZZ: All Jazz majors should contact Helena Walsh at to set up your hearings.

PIANO:   For detailed information regarding your piano hearing, please visit the following webpage: 

STRINGS: Students must email directly the Chair of the String Department immediately after thier recital date and time is approved. This email needs to include the following information: name, instrument, degree program and year of program (JR, SR, MM exit, PD), date and time of your recital, hall, and your teacher.

HARP: Contact Prof. McDonald and Prof. Szmyt to schedule a time that works for all of you 2 weeks before your recital. Hearings take place in MA003, and usually they like to hear most of your recital program.


VOICE:  As soon as you have scheduled the date of your recital, pick up a Hearing Request Form from the folder outside the door of the Voice Department Office MU105.  Fill it in, have your teacher sign it, and turn it in to the Voice Department Office as soon as possible.  Hearings are held every Wednesday at 4:35 in Recital Hall.  Choose the date that is the Wednesday 10 days to two weeks before (not the week of) your recital. Singers are usually scheduled in order of degree, BSOF, BM, MM, and PD. When you turn in your form, be sure to indicate if you or your pianist has a scheduling conflict (rehearsal, etc.) which means that you would need to sing early or late. will contact you with the time of your hearing.

**If your department is not on this list, please see your teacher.