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Fall 2024 Info

Key Checkout

New music majors wishing to check out practice room keys and/or building FOBs should come by Room 121 to get the paperwork filled out. You can email for an appointment time.

  • You must be enrolled in music classes for fall and have your OneCard

Locker Checkout

Locker checkouts for returning students may be requested via email starting August 12 (specify which instrument(s) you have).

Locker checkouts for for all other students will begin August 19. Come by Room 121 or email for a locker assignment (specify which instrument(s) you have)

Forms for Music Majors

For University forms relating to your academic records, registration, and graduation, including Add/Drop forms, Excess Unit Petitions, updating your personal information with the University, and more, please visit the Student Service Center:

Student Service Center

Additional forms unique to our department are listed below.

Health & Safety for Music Students

Hearing Conservation Presentation

NASM: Health & Safety for Music Students

Degree Recitals

Students enrolled in the School of Music's programs are required to give degree recitals as part of their curriculum; this may include a junior (MUSC 175) and/or senior recital (MUSC 185) for undergrads in the Bachelor of Music programs, and Graduate Recitals (MUSC 285) for Certificate and Masters students and/or a Culminating Experience (MUSC 500*) for Masters candidates. Bachelor of Arts students do not give degree recitals.

BMUE students are requested, but not required, to do a joint recital in lieu of an individual recital (i.e. two students each performing 30-40 minutes.).

*Masters students preparing a project or portfolio should still fill out the SIgn Up for a Recital form; briefly explain what you are doing in lieu of a recital in the Additional Notes section of the form.

You are repsonsible for the information contained in the Recital Packet. In order to give a degree recital, you must have met the eligibility requirements outlined in the Recital Packet. Please download and read this.

Student Recital Packet


Degree recitals signups are done online. Use this this form during the times specified in the chart below:

SIGN UP FOR A RECITAL**You must sign up by December 13, 2024 if you intend to do a recital in Spring 2025.

Recital Type Signup Period
Graduate On or after 8:00am on November 13
Senior On or after 8:00am on November 18
Junior On or after 8:00am on November 25

Recital AV/Livestream Requests

If you need to request audio/visual support for your recital (i.e. livestream/recording, sound system for jazz recitals, audio playback, speaking mic, etc.), use the AV request form. This should be submitted no later than 3 weeks prior to your recital:

Recital AV Request

NOTE: video playback/projection services are not provided by the School of Music.

If you are requesting livestream/recording services from the form above, here is the payment form you need. DO NOT SUBMIT A PAYMENT IF YOU HAVE NOT FILLED OUT THE RECITAL AV REQUEST FORM ABOVE. Livestream and recording will be confirmed by the Music Lab after payment has been received in the main office.Livestream/Recording Payment Form

*Note: this form is also available from the literature rack on the first floor of Capistrano Hall, opposite of the blue lockers.

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Concert Program PDFs

Concert program PDF's are generally posted here on the morning of the event. Concerts that are live-streamed are broadcast on our Facebook Page.

FREE Tickets!

Students enrolled in any music course which charges the Music Service Fee can claim a free ticket to any of our concerts. The directions are posted below (typically, online courses do not charge the Music Service Fee and are exempt from this offer).

Steps to claim a free ticket (do these in order):

  1. Click the Claim Free Tickets link below and sign In (MySacState)
  2. Click “School of Music” (the link may skip this step if you were already logged onto MySacState)
  3. Click "Music Fee Payers"
  4. Select “Purchase” on any event
  5. Enter your Student ID number as the promo code
  6. Select “Find Tickets”
  7. Select the Music Fee offer (you have the option to buy additional tickets here as well)
  8. Complete the transaction and look for an email with your ticket info

Claim Free Tickets

Note: free tickets MUST be claimed online through the process outlined above. You cannot claim free tickets in person at the box office windows.

And here's a pretty graphic which also outlines the directions stated above:free-tickets.jpg

Student Advising

Currrent music students: schedule your advising appointment with Mark Allen. Use the link below, and follow these steps:

  • Select "Schedule An Appointment"
  • Under Type of Appointment, seclect “Advising”
  • Under Service: Scroll down towards the bottom to “School of Music”, select “Music Advising” (don't select Music Advising under the SAGE Center heading)
  • Select a date and then a time for Location: “School of Music”

Schedule Online

Degree Program Roadmaps

Give Us Feedback

Do you have questions or concerns relating to the School of Music? E-mail Director Blumberg, or submit your feedback anonymously via this form:

SOM Feedback Form

Note: To access the form, you'll be asked to log in with your SacLink username and password. This is only to confirm that you are a current student—that information will not be attached to your submission.

ARTF Feedback

The Anti-Racism Task Force was established to help improve the institutional culture of the School of Music, and to create educational policies and practices that are actively anti-racist. Above all, we want to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students, community members, faculty, and staff. We recognize that we are in a unique moment in history that can lead to meaningful and lasting reformative change, and seek to align the School of Music with Sacramento State’s commitment to being an anti-racist multicultural institution.

If you have questions about of feedback for the Anti-Racism Task Force, you can either e-mail Director Blumberg or submit your feedback anonymously via this form:

ARTF Feedback Form

Note: To access the form, you'll be asked to log in with your SacLink username and password. This is only to confirm that you are a current student—that information will not be attached to your submission.