The Junior BA Honors Recital offers an option for highly qualified performers who plan to study and perform music post-graduation from Gettysburg.
Excellence in private studio instruction and contributions at a very high level in chamber music and large ensembles. The student will have performed on the weekly Now Hear This! Recital Hour, in Studio Class, and in master classes given by visiting artists (where applicable).
The studio instructor will write a letter of nomination outlining the student’s qualifications and why in her/his opinion the student should be considered to give an honors recital. The letter should also include likely repertoire for the program.
Nominations should occur in the spring of the sophomore year. The student is responsible for all recital requirements and deadlines as described in this handbook. Students should follow the guidelines for the BM Junior recital.
Nomination letters should be submitted directly to Dr. Kay Hoke, Director of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music.
About the Recital
- A half recital (25 minutes of music; 30 minutes maximum, including all transitions) to be scheduled during the weekly Now Hear This! Recital Hour.
- A panel of two faculty members will hold the hearing and grade the recital.
- The recital will be graded and substitute for the end-of-semester jury.