Orientation and Exam Schedule - August, 2024

Please check throughout the Summer, 2024 for updates to the August, 2024 orientation schedule

August 13, 2024

To view the Pre-Orientation Presentation for Fall, 2024 Click here

All new graduate students are required to attend. 

9:00-10:00am: General Orientation – Dr. Jaymee Haefner (Recital Hall)

All incoming graduate students, including international students, must attend this orientation.

To view the Orientation Presentation from Fall, 2023 Click here

10:00-11:00am: Degree Program Orientation
MM/DMA - Dr. Daniel Bubeck (Recital Hall)
Composition - Dr. Joseph Klein (MU 2005)
Graduate Artist Certificate (GAC) - Dr. Caden Ridge (Chilton Hall 211)
MM/DMA Jazz Studies - Dr. Kimberly Teal (MU 262)
Music Education - Dr. Don Taylor (MU 324)
 
10:00-10:30am: Degree Program Orientation
Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology - Dr. David Heetderks (MU 250)
 
10:30-11:00am: Area Program Orientation
Music History -  Dr. Bernardo Illari (MU 250)
Ethnomusicology - Dr. Cathy Ragland (MU 318)
 
11:00-12:00pm: Degree Area Orientation
Keyboard - Dr. Steven Harlos (MU 253)
Music Education Master's Only - Dr. Don Taylor (MU 324)
Strings - Dr. Susan Dubois (MU 293)
Voice - Prof. Molly Fillmore (MU 250)
 
12:00-12:30pm: Degree Area Orientation
Brass - Prof. John Holt (MU 250)
 
Graduate Placement Exams in Music History - Sage Hall 331 (click here for sample questions)
Times are Subject to Change
1:00 - 2:30pm Pre-1750 music history exam (master's students)
2:30 - 4:00pm Post-1750 music history exam (master's students)
 
4:30 - 6:00pm Pre-1750 music history exam (doctoral students)
6:00 - 7:30pm Post-1750 music history exam (doctoral students)
 
August 14, 2024
 

9:00-10:00am: Degree Area Orientation

Woodwinds only - Dr. Eric Nestler (Voertman Hall)

Graduate Placement Exam in Music Theory - Voertman Hall (click here for sample questions)
Times are Subject to Change
10:00-11:30am Analysis/Part-Writing
 
Graduate Placement Exam in Jazz History - Music Building 262
(Master of Music Jazz Studies students only)
10:00-11:30am
 
Instrumental Studies TA/TF orientation - Recital Hall
12:00-1:00pm
 

The Graduate Writing Exam (GWE) is no longer required for new graduate students

 

Area Exams

August 14, 2024

Collaborative Piano Entrance Exams - Music Building TBD, 1:00-3:00pm - All incoming DMA collaborative piano major students must take this exam

August, 2024

Voice Entrance Exams - various dates for voice exams

Vocal Diction Placement Exam (click here for descriptions of the vocal diction exams) The window for the exam is August 1 - August 15.  Graduate voice students will receive an invitation to join the course on Canvas 1-2 weeks before the exam.
Vocal Literature (click here for descriptions of the vocal literature exam) Dr. Jeffrey Snider will enroll new graduate voice students in the Canvas vocal literature course.  For questions about the exams, send an email to Dr. Jeffrey.Snider@unt.edu.
Vocal Pedagogy (click here for descriptions of the vocal pedagogy exam) The window for the exam is August 7 - August 14.  Graduate voice students will receive an invitation to join the course on Canvas 1-2 weeks before the exam.
 
August 14, 2024
Keyboard Entrance Exams - Music Building 250 - All incoming MM/DMA piano major students must take this exam (collaborative piano students do not take these exams)
10:00am - 12:00pm Piano Literature (click here for study guides for the Piano Literature exam)