Concert Etiquette

Maestro Artist Management offers concertgoers a unique opportunity to experience the power and passion of live music in a world-renowned settings. The following information will enhance your visit and help to ensure that all patrons enjoy the concert experience to the fullest. Most of the information below pertains to classical music performances. Some performances may have additional or different guidelines.

Patrons are advised to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance to allow ample time to use the Hall's facilities, find seats, and settle in for the performance.

Attire
While there is no dress code for classical music concerts, patrons generally wear semi-formal, elegant, and business attire. Formal attire is requested on certain occasions, such as Opening Night Galas.

Late Seating
Late seating will take place during the first convenient pause in the program

During the Performance
Once a concert is underway, we request that you don't talk, whisper, sing, hum, or move personal belongings. This will ensure that you, other patrons, and the performers enjoy the full benefits of the performance. Patrons should also refrain from entering and exiting the hall while a performance is in progress. Ushers are stationed at entrances and exits. If you must leave your seat, please proceed quickly and quietly to the nearest door or ask the nearest usher for assistance.

Electronic Devices
Cellular phones, beepers, watches, electronic organizers, and other noise-alarm devices should be switched to silent mode.

Applause
Please applaud only at the close of a full piece of music. The program page, which lists individual movements of longer compositions and the program notes, can help you follow the orchestra's progress through each piece and determine the appropriate moments to applaud.

Program Notes
For information on a particular music piece, please see the program notes found in the program book. The notes provide background on the composers, the composition process, the story behind the music, and previous performances, and highlight significant passages or instruments. It is usually only provided for the classical music concerts.

Cameras/Recording Equipment
Camera and recording equipment are prohibited at the concerts presented by Maestro Artist Management.