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Music Program Equipment Policy Statement

In accordance with Regulation G-003, The Music Program affirms the following Equipment Policy:

The music program has been assigned the responsibility for the use of the following equipment assigned to it by Southwest Minnesota State University:

  • Pianos
  • Band & Orchestra Instruments
  • Harpsichord
  • Music Stands
  • Organs
  • Music & Books
  • Acoustical Shell
  • Electronic Sound Equipment
  • Risers
  • Uniforms and Robes

The availability of equipment for use outside the normal instruction related activities of the Music program are subject to approval by the music faculty (including the signing of any contracts specifying use of this equipment).

When permission has been granted to move any equipment from the music program, it must be carefully protected during the move to and from the area.

  1. When a grand piano is moved, its protective cover must be used during
  2. The equipment must be accompanied by the person requesting the move.
  3. The persons or organization requesting the move will be held responsible for any damage done to the equipment and will be expected to repair or replace damaged equipment.

When pianos are used by persons or organizations outside the Music Program, a rental fee is charged which covers tuning, moving and actual use.

The use of the Music Program equipment at off-campus sites must be requested through the music faculty. Each request will be evaluated in terms of on-campus needs and any possible conflicts of interest or concerns.  Off-campus use of music equipment must be accomplished under the supervision of the music faculty responsible for the specific equipment.

Last Modified: 3/13/17 6:48 PM