New and Returning Student Information

Fall 2020 Welcome


  • New Graduate Student Orientation: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 -- 1:00pm-2:00pm -- Offered Online 
  • Graduate Student Music Theory Diagnostic Exam: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 -- Asynchronous -- Offered Online
  • New Undergraduate Music Student Orientation: Sunday, August 23, 2020 -- 1:00pm-2:00pm -- Offered Online
  • Concert on the Quad: Sunday, August 23, 2020 -- 6:45-7:15pm -- Francis Quadrangle
  • Director's Convocation: Thursday, August 27, 2020 -- 3:00-3:50pm -- Offered Online


Audition excerpts and dates for auditions for Fall 2020 choral ensembles, concert bands, orchestra, and jazz bands, as well as piano area auditions and voice studio placement hearings is now available. Please note that details regarding the format and size of large ensembles for Fall 2020 will be distributed by July 15, 2020.

**Please read the Fall 2020 Audition Overview document carefully.**
Audition excerpts for concert band and orchestra can be downloaded via the links below.

Specific audition times and locations will be posted by August 1, 2020.

Choral Ensembles

Choral Ensembles
Thursday-Friday, August 20-21, 2020

Voice Studio Placement Hearings

Voice Studio Placement Hearings
Friday, August 21, 2020

Jazz Ensembles

Jazz Ensembles

Students that are new to Mizzou:

Auditions will be held “virtually” for all new or incoming students to Mizzou. Fill out the following form and record yourself playing the audition materials below. Audition submissions are due to Dr. Griffith ( by Friday, August 21.

Existing Mizzou students:

Fill out the following form below. Auditions for chair placement are not needed at this time. Recordings are not needed unless requested by the director.

Piano Area

Piano Area

NOTE: Piano students who have previously auditioned and been accepted to a piano program do not have to audition again in August.

  • Thursday, August 20, 2020
  • Friday, August 21, 2020

Fall 2020 Audition Overview

Marching Mizzou

Marching Mizzou

Woodwind and brass auditions will be accepted through August 1 so there is still time for you to complete an audition for Marching Mizzou. All auditions will continue to take place remotely due to precautions surrounding COVID-19 so prospective members can complete their virtual audition using Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, or submit their audition material via an mp3 file or an unlisted YouTube link. Go to our website for further information and to request an audition today:

Group Piano Information

For group piano information click here.