• Recital/concert fees include one two-hour dress rehearsal with the performance (schedule permitting).
  • Student recitals or events are 3 hours max (includes set-up/tear-down).
  • Recording sessions and rehearsals are 2 hours max.
  • All events require 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 events in Harkness require a Music Events & Operations Student Staff or permission from the department to forgo an attendant.
  • A custodial fee of $150 is charged if a reception is held. Damages to be charged separately.
  • No alcohol permitted. Absolutely no food/beverages permitted in the main chapel area.
  • Payments for CWRU Departments can be charged to a speedtype. All other payments can be made check (written out to: Case Western Reserve University or CWRU).
  • Wedding information: Harkness Chapel Wedding Reservations
  • Request to Reserve Harkness Chapel (click here)
  • Questions? Please email richard.f.graham@case.edu 
Standard Facility Use Rates 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 solo recitals $120.00 per recital
CIM undergraduate/graduate student ensemble recitals $150.00 per recital
$200.00 (over 4 students)
CIM Faculty solo recitals or ensembles $300.00 (if tickets sold)
$150.00 (if free event)
Recording sessions (excluding audio fees), studio rehearsal, lecture, masterclass, lesson, etc. $100.00 / 2 hours max
$60.00 each additional hour
CWRU College of Arts and Sciences departments $120.00 / 2 hours
$60.00 each additional hour
Other CWRU Departments (outside of CAS) $300.00 (if tickets sold)
$150.00 (if free event)
CWRU University-recognized student organizations free / once per academic year
$120.00 each additional event
Cleveland Orchestra Member recitals or ensembles $300.00 (if tickets sold)
$150.00 (if free event)
CIM Faculty sponsored event or group comprised of less than all CIM faculty members $300.00 (if tickets sold)
$150.00 (if free event)
Outside events (department approval required) $500.00 / 3 hours
$60.00 each additional hour
Tuning: piano or harpsichord $150.00
Department of Music Ensembles (department approval required) tuning fee waived
Music Events & Operations Student Staff (required for each event) $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 $100.00
Outside organizations $150.00
Fees are subject to change without notice.