Secondary Piano Program
Procedures and Dates this Semester
Keyboard Proficiency Examinations for non-piano majors(*) will be offered this session on the following days:
- April 12
- April 19
- April 26
- May 3
These are all Fridays.
The exam is NOT offered at the beginning of Fall or Spring semester—only at the end of each session (including Summer).
Undergraduate students who have not passed the Proficiency must register for a Secondary Piano course during Fall and Spring semesters.
P131 students must have signed permission from their instructor to take the exam. P121 or P111 students may not take the exam.
A signup sheet will be placed outside MA010 the morning of the Monday before each exam. To obtain an exam time, you (or a proxy) MUST sign yourself up for an exam time at MA010 BEFORE 5PM on the Monday before the exam is given.
Availability of exam times is NOT guaranteed for those who sign up later than 5pm on the appropriate Monday.
Students are expected to have all items prepared for their exam.
The exam may be repeated as many times as necessary to pass.
48-hour materials will be available the Wednesday before each exam date, during posted hours. If you have questions about materials or repertoire (click here for repertoire information), or if you want to play for us to check your progress, stop by MA010 during office hours. Questions can also be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org , or phone 855-9009
* Piano major keyboard proficiencies will be held on Saturday, April 20. A signup sheet will be available approximately one week prior to the exam. Piano majors must sign up by 5pm Tuesday, April 16; 48-hour materials for Piano Major exams can be obtained from MA010 on Thursday, April18 during posted hours.