Music Production
MUS Building Policies

GENERAL POLICIES

Food and Beverages:

  • Food and beverages are prohibited in Performance Spaces, Rehearsal Halls, Classrooms, and Practice Rooms.
  • Receptions for the Student Recital Hall are to be held in the Atrium
  • Receptions for the Concert Hall and Music Conference Center must be arranged through Events and Production Services (EPS).
  • Serving alcoholic beverages at any reception or event must be coordinated through EPS.

Piano Care:

  • Pianos must be covered when not in use (where applicable).
  • Piano covers must be placed on a surface other than the floor.
  • Pianos must be locked after use (where applicable).
  • Close the lid and cover the keys after use.
  • Never place instruments or instrument cases on pianos.
  • Do not put anything on a piano that you wouldn’t put on a violin.

Room Use

  • Use of Performance Spaces, the MCC, Rehearsal Halls, Classrooms, or Chamber Music Rooms must be scheduled through the Fine Arts Production Specialist.
  • Use of any space by outside organizations or businesses must be arranged through the Assistant Director of EPS.
  • Rooms (including Practice Rooms) may not be used for giving Private Lessons to non-SoM students without first submitting Outside Activity Form to the Director of the School of Music.
  • Equipment removed from a storage area must be returned immediately after use.
  • Cello End Pins and Drum Set Rugs must be used at all times to prevent floor damage.

Flyers and Advertisements

  • Flyers may only be placed on designated corkboards, secured with tacks.
  • Staples may not be used on corkboards.
  • Taping anything to any wall or door is strictly prohibited.

Stands, Chairs, and other equipment:

  • Stand Racks must be locked after every rehearsal unless otherwise arranged.
  • Stands and Chairs may not be removed from their designated room unless the production staff has granted a specific exception.

Security/Access

  • Doors may not be propped open at any time.  Doing so sets of an alarm at the campus security monitor.
  • All issuance of keys and card access must be requested through the SoM Production Specialist or the SoM Office Manager upon approval by appropriate faculty.
  • Concert Hall/MCC access must be coordinated through EPS.

ROOM-SPECIFIC POLICIES

Concert Hall/Recital Hall/MCC Use:

  • Use of the Concert Hall, Recital Hall, and MCC must be scheduled through the SoM or EPS staff.
  • A member of the production staff must be present for all Concert Hall/MCC use.
  • Instrument Cases are not permitted on stages.
  • Equipment on stage must be picked-up and moved rather than dragged (unless on casters).
  • Only individuals who have been trained may use the lighting, sound, projection, and acoustical systems equipment.

All Practice Rooms:

  • Personal items may not be used to “hold” a practice room, and they will be removed after 10 minutes of inactivity.
  • Never place instruments or instrument cases on the pianos.
  • Piano practice rooms must be reserved through the head of the piano faculty
  • Chamber music/large practice rooms must be reserved through the SoM Fine arts Production Specialist.
  • Panic buttons set off an alarm in the office of Campus Public Safety.
  • Vacant rooms may be used until a scheduled occupant arrives.
  • Doors must be left in the unlocked position upon leaving.

Percussion/Drum Set Practice Rooms:

  • Percussion Rooms are available for reservation through the Classical Percussion Faculty.
  • Equipment and accessories may never be removed from Drum Set rooms.
  • Drum Set Rooms are available for reservation through the Jazz or Classical Percussion Faculty.
  • Doors must be left in the locked position upon leaving.

Aebersold/Smart Music Rooms

  • Aebersold/Smart Music Room Use is limited to one hour if another student is waiting.
  • Doors must be left in the locked position upon leaving.

Classrooms and Labs

  • Classrooms and labs are not to be used as practice rooms.
  • The use of classrooms or labs other than for regularly scheduled classes must be scheduled through the Fine Arts Production Specialist.
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