Life on Campus Music Policy 2020-2021

Campus policy on music making during COVID

Co-Curricular Music Policy - Spring 2021

Indoors 

  • Currently, the following on-campus indoor spaces are approved spaces for group instrumental and/or vocal music: Bauman Auditorium, Ross 210 (Choir Room), or at least two combined Canyon Commons conference rooms.  
  • Musician groups should include no more than 6 members (limited to two masked vocalists 12 feet apart and up to 4 instrumentalists, all masked) 
  • If brass or woodwind instruments are used, bell covers and “socks” will be used to limit aerosol spread
  • At this time only performance/special music (vocal and/or instrumental) will be permitted at indoor events/gatherings. (No congregational/audience singing indoors at this time.)
  • Live music shall not last longer than 20 minutes and should be situated at the end of the event/service (so that a space may be aired out promptly following the music)
  • A George Fox employee must be present for the event and responsible for adherence to Covid-policies and procedures

Outdoors

  • No more than 2 singers should be on the stage or performance area, and they must be masked and 12 feet apart
  • The audience/congregation may participate in singing, but must be masked and socially distanced with a 12-foot minimum between individuals
  • Music must not exceed 30 minutes in duration
  • Event tents are considered indoor locations and must follow indoor guidelines
  • A George Fox employee must be present for the event and responsible for adherence to Covid-policies and procedures

* The George Fox Music Department maintains a separate music-making policy. ____________________________________________________________________________________