• Recital/concert fees include one two-hour dress rehearsal with the performance.
  • Student Recitals are 3 hours max (includes set-up/tear-down).  Recording sessions are 2 hours max.
  • All events require a Music Events & Operations Student Staff  (charged separately).
  • No food/beverages or alcohol permitted. No candles permitted.
  • Receptions are permitted with prior approval from the Dept. of Music (custodial fees apply).
  • A student is defined as a current CWRU network ID holder who attends CWRU or CIM.
  • All audio recording services must be provided by a Dept. of Music audio technician or an approved audio technician.
  • All functions in Harkness require a Music Events & Operations Student Staff or permission from the Coordinator of Department Operations to forgo an attendant.
  • A custodial fee of $150 is charged if a reception is held after-hours or on weekends. Damages to be charged separately.
  • Payments for CWRU Departments can be charged to a speedtype. All other payments accepted as cash/check.
  • Wedding information can be found at: Harkness Chapel Wedding Reservations.
  • Request to Reserve Harkness Chapel (click here)
  • Questions? Please email music@case.edu.
Usage Fee
CWRU Department of Music students, Faculty, Full-time Lecturers, Part-time Lecturers No Charge (if free event)
CWRU Department of Music alumni within 3 years of graduation No Charge (if free event)
CWRU Dept. of Music faculty, lecturers, or alumni within 3 years of graduation $300.00 (if tickets sold)
No charge (if free event)
CIM undergraduate/graduate student recitals $120.00 per recital
CIM undergraduate/graduate student ensemble recitals (4 students max) $150.00 per recital | $200 (over 5 students)
CIM Student recording sessions (excluding audio fees) $100.00 / 2 hours max
CIM Faculty solo recitals or ensembles (ensembles comprised only of faculty members) $300.00 (if tickets sold)
$150.00 (if free event)

CIM Faculty recording sessions (excludes audio fees)

CIM Faculty rehearsals

$100.00 / 2 hours $60.00 each additional hour

$150.00 (3 hours max)

CWRU College of Arts and Sciences departments $120.00 / 3 hours $60.00 each additional hour
Other CWRU Departments (outside of CAS) $300.00
CWRU University recognized student organizations $120.00 / 3 hours
Cleveland Orchestra Member $300.00 / 3 hours, $60.00 each additional hour
CIM Faculty sponsored event or group comprised of less than all CIM faculty members $300.00 / 3 hours, $60.00 each additional hour
Outside events (faculty approval required) $700.00 / 3 hours, $60.00 each additional hour
Tuning: piano or harpsichord (charged for Harkness Chapel and Thwing Ballroom) $150.00 / instrument
Department of Music Ensembles (department approval required) tuning fee waived
Music Events & Operations Student Staff $15.00 / hour
Harkness Classroom Fees (3 hours max)
CWRU Dept. of Music students, Faculty, Full-time Lecturers, Part-time Lecturers, or ensembles No Charge (if free event)
CWRU Dept. of Music alumni and other CWRU departments or students $45.00
CIM students and faculty $70.00
Cleveland Orchestra members $125.00
Outside music organizations $150.00
Fees are subject to change without notice.