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Harkness Chapel Rates and Fees

Reservation Rates and Fees for Music Performances and Events in Harkness Chapel

  • Recital/concert fees include one two-hour dress rehearsal with the performance.
  • Performances are 3 hours max (includes set-up/tear-down).  Recording sessions are 2 hours max.
  • All events require a Concert & Events Team Member (charged separately).
  • Wedding information can be found at: Harkness Chapel Wedding Reservations
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 4 students)
CIM Student audio recording sessions (excluding audio fees) $100.00 / 2 hours max
CIM Faculty 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 (faculty approval required) tuning fee waived
Student Concert & Events Team Member $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
  1. A student is defined as a current CWRU network ID holder who attends CWRU or CIM.
  2. All audio recording services must be fulfilled by a Dept. of Music audio technician or approved audio technician.
  3. All functions in Harkness require a Concert & Events Team Member or permission from the Dept. of Music to forgo an attendant.
  4. A custodial fee of $130 is charged if a reception is held after-hours or on weekends.  Damages to be charged separately. 

Fees are subject to change without notice.

 

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Page last modified: October 5, 2015