Orientation Schedule (Fall 2021) - tentative

Monday, August 16, 2021

All new graduate students are required to attend. All orientation sessions will be conducted in person or via Zoom Meetings

8:30-9:00am: Check-In (Zoom meeting ID )

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

All incoming graduate students, including international students, must attend this orientation in person or via Zoom.

To view the Orientation Powerpoint Presentation for Fall 2021 Click here

10:00-11:00am: Degree Program Orientation
MM/DMA - Dr. Daphne Gerling (Recital Hall and Zoom meeting ID)
10:00-10:30am: Degree Program Orientation
Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology - Dr. Benjamin Brand (MU 321)
10:30-11:00am: Degree Area Orientation
MA/PhD (Music History) – Dr. Peter Mondelli (MU 295)
MA/PhD (Music Theory) - Dr. Frank Heidlberger (MU 321)
MA/PhD (Ethnomusicology) - Dr. Catherine Ragland (MU 324)
11:00-12:00am: Degree Area Orientation
Brass - Prof. Natalie Mannix (Zoom meeting ID )
Composition Exam - Dr. Joseph Klein (Zoom meeting ID )
Conducting - Dr. Andrew Trachsel (Students will be contacted directly about a separate meeting time)
Jazz - Prof. Rob Parton (Zoom meeting ID )
Keyboard - Dr. Steven Harlos (Zoom meeting ID )
Strings - Dr. Susan Dubois unt.zoom.us/my/susandubois (Zoom meeting ID )
Woodwinds - Dr. Eric Nestler (Zoom Meeting ID )
Voice - Prof. Molly Fillmore (Zoom Meeting ID )
1:00pm - 4:00pm (Master's students); 4:30pm - 7:30pm (Doctoral students) Graduate Placement Exams in Music History - Sage Hall 331 (click here for sample questions)

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

10:00am-11:30am: Graduate Placement Exams in Music Theory - College of Music Recital Hall (click here for sample questions)
1:00-3:00pm: Graduate Writing Exam - College of Music Recital Hall
Click here for more details and information about Respondus Lockdown and the Graduate Writing online entrance exam.

Area Exams

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - Sage Hall

Voice Entrance Exams

10:00am Vocal Pedagogy (click here for descriptions of the vocal pedagogy exam)
11:00am Vocal Literature (click here for descriptions of the vocal literature exam)
1:00pm Vocal Diction (click here for descriptions of the vocal diction exams)
Keyboard Entrance Exams - TBD
Piano Literature (click here for study guides for the Piano Literature exam)
Click here for more details and information about Respondus Lockdown and the Keyboard online entrance exams