2019 New Student Information

MUSIC 20 Placement Exam

The MUSIC 20 Placement Exam is available online. If you are interested in taking the placement exam, please email [email protected] 

  • Music 20 is the ‪prerequisite for Music 21, 22, and 23- courses that can be used to fulfill the theory requirement for all students majoring or minoring in music.
  • Any student scoring a combined score of 5 on the Music AP exam is exempt from Music 20 and is not required to take the exam.

Exploring the Arts

Department of Music Open House

Thursday, September 12
12:00-1:30 PM
Courtyard Café, Hopkins Center for the Arts

Thursday, September 19

Classical Piano Auditions (IIP MUS 53)

Auditions for Classical Piano (MUS 53) with our two piano instructors, Gregory Hayes and Sally Pinkas, will take place on Thursday, September 19 in the piano studio (room 44) from 2:00-4:30 PM. You must sign up for your audition using our online form.

Monday, September 16

Voice Auditions (IIP MUS 57)

Auditions for Voice (MUS 57) with our two voice instructors, Louis Burkot and Erma Mellinger, will take place on Monday, September 16 in Hartman from 11:00-4:00 PM.  You must sign up for your audition using our online form

Hopkins Center Ensembles Auditions

Hopkins Center Ensemble audition details are posted on the Ensembles Bulletin Board located in the hallway near Lower Buck, Hopkins Center.  Any questions regarding ensemble auditions should be directed to Stephen Langley, Ensembles Assistant.

Individual Instruction Program (IIP) Auditions

For audition details for all instruments other than classical piano and voice, you must contact the appropriate Individual Instruction faculty member to schedule a time. 

Practice Rooms

There are 11 practice rooms located on the lower level of the music department (map): rooms 34A to 36D with the exception of room 34C. The practice rooms remain unlocked and are available during the hours of operation of the Hopkins Center. No sign-ups are required and rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.