Theory Placement Exam Signup

Winter 2020 Exam Schedule

Theory Placement Exam (TPE) will be Monday, January 6, 2020 beginning at 12:00 pm (EST)

  • 12:00 PM–1:00 PM – First Year Aural Skills
  • 1:00 PM–2:00 PM – Second Year Aural Skills
  • 2:00 PM–3:00 PM – Writing Skills
  • 3:00 PM–4:00 PM – Basic Tonal Analysis


Fall 2020 Exam Schedule

Theory Placement Exam (TPE) will be Wednesday, August 26, 2020 beginning at 10:00 am (EST)

10:00 AM–3:00 PM Theory Placement Exam (for new graduate students and undergraduate transfer students in music) – Britton Recital Hall, Moore Building

  • 10:00 AM–11:00 AM – First Year Aural Skills
  • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM – Second Year Aural Skills
  • 12:00 PM–1:00 PM – Lunch break *on your own*
  • 1:00 PM–2:00 PM – Writing Skills
  • 2:00 PM–3:00 PM – Basic Tonal Analysis


Theory Preparation Information

Practice Theory Test

Sign up to take any of the above tests using the form below. You will receive your results several hours after the end of testing by email at your address. SMTD Faculty Advisors will also be able to see your results. If you have any questions about this exam, please contact Professor Wayne Petty.

Theory Placement Exam Application Form

Enter your information in the boxes below (fields marked * are required), then click the "Submit" button to sign up.

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