The three concert reports may be submitted at any
time during the semester. No course work will be accepted
after 5:00 p.m. on the last day of classes, however.
Reports must be typed with one-inch
margins on all sides using a standard 12-point font.
Length must be at least two full pages. A copy
of the concert program, or your ticket stub, must be
stapled to the report.
The three concerts on which you
choose to report may be performances either on or
off campus. You are encouraged to attend at
least one off-campus performance.
The three concerts must of the "art
music" variety, such as solo vocal or instrumental
performances, chamber ensemble performances, band or
symphony concerts, opera performances, ethnic music
performances, etc. Unacceptable performances
for concert reports would include most church or
secondary school performances, popular music
concerts, rock concerts, etc. Push yourself to
go to something that perhaps you would normally not
The programs must feature
college-level or professional performers.
Amateur performances are unacceptable. If you
are unsure, ask the professor before you spend time
writing a report that will not be accepted.
In terms of report content, you are
not specifically reviewing the performers
themselves, although you may. You should
broadly comment on things such as the programming,
musical elements, musicality of the performance, and
anything else that you see or hear. Perhaps
read a newspaper concert review or two to get some
Links to area performance calendars:
UK Singletary Center for the Arts: