Recitals, Performances & Events

Students planning non-degree recitals, degree recitals, or events of any kind must adhere to SMTD policies for scheduling, publicity, programs, keys, and venue/equipment usage. Not all production requests may be supported, so please carefully read the information, and see Contact Information detailed questions or concerns.

Full recital policy information is available in Google Doc format. Please read and review all policies before requesting your recital in ASIMUT.

Student Guide for Recitals (updated for ASIMUT)

See below for additional information regarding accompanists, programs, piano keys, and equipment.

Recital Policies

The most up to date recital policies and scheduling system instructions can be found in the Student Recital Guide for ASIMUT, available in Google Doc format.

Collaborative Piano Services

Details regarding requesting a collaborative pianist can be found at Collaborative Piano Services Policy & Requests.


Programs & Publicity

Policies have recently changed regarding concert programs for recitals. Please visit our Concert Programs page for full details. The policy change is effective immediately; please make sure to review it in its entirety.

SMTD does not provide publicity support for recitals, outside of posting the event on our website calendar. In order to be published on our website, your event must be listed properly in ASIMUT. Please contact [email protected] with any questions about making sure your recital is properly reserved in ASIMUT.

Large ensemble concert program and publicity policies have not changed. Please contact Megan Fisher with any Large Ensemble program questions.


Room Keys, Piano Keys, & Special Equipment

It is the student’s responsibility to check out all necessary keys for their dress rehearsal and recital. Proper care of instruments and school facilities should be exercised at all times.

Room Keys

Room keys are required for access to the following spaces:

  • Watkins Lecture Hall
  • Stearns Cady Room
  • BAM Hall
  • Britton Green Room/AV (also opens R2-D2 closet)

Piano Keys

Piano keys can be checked out for the following SMTD spaces: Britton Recital Hall, McIntosh Theatre, Stamps Auditorium, Watkins Lecture Hall, Blanche Anderson Moore Hall, Cady Room, and the Dance Building.

To check out a piano key, please approach the Concerts & Events Reception Desk during posted business hours and a reception crew member will assist with scheduling your checkout and return. For additional questions regarding piano key checkout, please email [email protected].

Keys will not be shared or pianos left unlocked for any reason. When the piano is in use, covers must be rolled up and placed on a chair or desk (off the floor) to keep them free of dust and dirt. All pianos must be locked and covered following use.

Additional Equipment

If you require any of the following special equipment for your recital, you must notify the appropriate SMTD faculty or staff below. Please be specific when requesting equipment, and note the date, time and location of your recital in your request. Certain special equipment may not be available in all recital spaces, so be sure to send a request before you set your program.

[email protected]

  • Additional Music Stands or Chairs (more than 10)
  • Conducting Podiums
  • Stand Lights

[email protected]

  • Microphones or Sound Reinforcement
  • Projectors or Screens
  • Training and FAQ for Installed Equipment

Randy Bibri: Piano Technology. Room 1245 Moore

  • Multi-Piano Works (Britton Recital Hall)
  • Prepared Piano Works

Professor Joseph Gascho: Harpsichord

Jonathan Smith: Percussion Program Manager

Contact Us

Randy Bibri
Director of Piano Technology
Piano Tuning, Rental & Moving
Erin Burris
Scheduling & Scholarship Coordinator
Class & Student Scheduling
Megan Fisher
Assistant Performance Librarian
Concert Programs
Kate Gunning
Administrative Assistant for Dance
Scheduling & Support in Dance Building
Alvin Hill
Events Technical Manager
Live-Streaming Staffing/Support
Kathryn Pamula
Department Manager & Artistic Administrator
Department of Musical Theatre | Department of Theatre & Drama
Micaela Rebb
Coordinator: Faculty Events
Evening Operations & Reception Staffing
Jimmy Stagnitti
Coordinator: Daily Operations
Moore Building Day-to-Day Support
Additional Contacts

Accompanists: Lydia Qiu | [email protected] 

Facilities: [email protected]