Orientation Schedule (Fall 2022)

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

To view the Pre-Orientation Presentation for Fall, 2022 Click here

All new graduate students are required to attend. 

Masks are encouraged to be worn at in-person sessions

8:30-9:00am: Check-In

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 for Spring, 2022 Click here

10:00-11:00am: Degree Program Orientation
MM/DMA - Dr. Daphne Gerling (Recital Hall)
Composition - Dr. Joseph Klein (MU 2005)
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. Benjamin Brand (MU 250)
 
10:30-11:00am: Area Program Orientation
Music History - Dr. Peter Mondelli (MU)
Music Theory - Dr. David Heetderks (MU)
Ethnomusicology - Dr. Cathy Ragland (MU)
 
11:00-12:00am: Degree Area Orientation
Brass - Natalie Mannix (MU)
Keyboard - Dr. Steven Harlos (MU 258)
Percussion - Prof. Mark Ford (MU 130)
Strings - Dr. Susan Dubois (MU 329)
Voice - Prof. Molly Fillmore (MU 250)
Woodwinds - Dr. Eric Nestler (MU 229)
 
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)
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
 
Graduate Placement Exam in Music Theory - Music Building Recital 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
 
Graduate Writing Exam - Music Building Recital Hall
Times are Subject to Change
1:00-3:00pm
 

Area Exams

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Voice Entrance Exams - Sage Hall 331

9:30am Vocal Diction (click here for descriptions of the vocal diction exams)
11:00am Vocal Literature (click here for descriptions of the vocal literature exam)
1:00pm Vocal Pedagogy (click here for descriptions of the vocal pedagogy exam)
 
 
Keyboard Entrance Exams - Music Building 250
10:00am - 12:00pm Piano Literature (click here for study guides for the Piano Literature exam)