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College of Music | Graduate Studies

Orientation Schedule (Fall 2017)

Monday, August 21

All new graduate students are required to attend.  Rooms are subject to change.

8:00-9:00am Check-in, 301 entrance to Recital Hall

9:00-10:00am General Meeting, Recital Hall (download PowerPoint)

10:00-11:00am Degree Program Orientation
M.M., DMA, Performance, Conducting: Dr. Felix Olschofka, Recital Hall
MA, PhD, Musicology, Theory, Ethnomusicology, Dr. Frank Heidlberger, MU 258
M.M., D.M.A., Jazz Studies: Dr. John Murphy, MU 282
M.M., Ph.D., Composition: Dr. Joseph Klein, MU 2005
Ph.D., Music Education: Dr. Don Taylor, MU 307
M.M.E., Music Education: Dr. Sean Powell, MU 322
11:00am-12:00pm Major Field Orientation
(Music Education does not have a major field meeting)
Composition (Graduate Composition Exam): Dr. Klein, MU 2006
Theory: Dr. Frank Heidlberger, MU 290
Musicology: Dr. Hendrik Schulze, MU 292
Ethnomusicology: Dr. Steven Friedson, MU 297
Jazz Studies: Dr. John Murphy, 282
Piano: Dr. Steven Harlos, MU 258
Organ: Dr. Jesse Eschbach, MU 213
Voice: Ms. Molly Fillmore, MU 250
Strings: Dr. Susan Dubois, MU 321
Woodwinds: Ms. Kathleen Reynolds, MU 287
Brass: Mr. John Holt, MU 289
Conducting: Dr. Richard Sparks, MU 230 (Choir Room)
Graduate Artist Certificate, Dr. Colleen Conlon, Chilton Hall 211A
Graduate Placement Exams (Music History) (more info) **NOTE NEW TIMES AND PLACE**
12:30-3:30pm – Master's Students, Sage Hall C330 (click here for directions)
3:30-6:30pm – Doctoral Students, Sage Hall C330 (click here for directions)

Tuesday, August 22

Graduate Placement Exams (Music Theory) (more info)
9:00-9:30am Theory Ear-Training (all degrees), Recital Hall
9:30-11:00am Theory Part-Writing and Analysis (all degrees), Recital Hall
Graduate Writing Exam (more info)
1:00-3:00pm Writing Exam (Performance majors only), Recital Hall
1:00-3:00pm Writing Exam (Jazz Studies majors only), MU 262

Wednesday, August 23

Piano Literature Exam
10:00am-12:00pm, MU 250  

Entrance Exam in Vocal Literature
10:00-11:00am, MU 289  

Entrance Exam in Vocal Pedagogy (DMA only)
11:00am-12:00pm, MU 289

Teaching Excellence Seminar, Gateway Center Ballroom
10:00am-3:00pm, Click here for more information. Registration is required.
Required of all new Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows.

Thursday, August 24

Voice Diction Placement Exam
1:00-5:30pm, MUSI 250