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Music Theory Placement Exam

It is possible for students to test into Music I (Music 209) and Music Theory II (Music 260) by taking a placement exam rather than taking Theory I (Music 160). The placement exam is available at the following times:


Incoming students: Take the placement exam during the scheduled time before classes begin. No other time is available for placement exams for new students.


Current students: November 1, April 1 deadline for requesting placement exam for the next semester classes. Send an e-mail indicating your interest in taking the placement exam to Music Department Chair Jeffrey Buettner, A time will then be arranged to administer the placement exam, before registration if possible.


Department of Music

Mahaney Center for the Arts
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753