Entrance Exams and Study Guides

Fall 2021 Entrance Exam Schedule and Study Guides

Entrance Exam Schedule 

Wednesday, August 18, 7-10 PM, 1030 Music Building (Music Building Auditorium): music theory (includes score reading)

Thursday, August 19, 11 AM - 12 PM, 1030 Music Building (Music Building Auditorium): musicianship

Students are strongly encouraged to study and thoroughly prepare for the entrance exams. Failing one or more sections of the entrance exams may delay the sequencing of required academic coursework and thus slow down the progression to degree completion, particularly the DMA.  Registration is required by Friday, July 30, at 4 PM.  Register here: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1453774537

Study Guides 

Musicianship, Music Theory, and Score Reading 

If you are a current University of Illinois Graduate Music Student continuing to a new degree program (e.g., MM to DMA) and have previously completed the entrance exams, you have met the entrance requirements; you are exempt from taking the entrance exams.