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Organ, Harpsichord

To schedule an organ or harpsichord audition, please contact Dr. Barbara Harbach  at (314) 516-7776 (bharbach@umsl.edu).

Entrance Audition Requirements  
  • The potential music major is requested to perform two contrasting selections of choice
  • perform selected major and minor scales and arpeggios on both manuals and pedal for organ, and manuals only for harpsichord
  • demonstrate sight reading ability 
  • if requested, offer letter(s) of recommendation to support the student’s musical background and potential

Note: Keyboard students seeking entry to the BM: Music Education program will be asked, upon acceptance by the Department of Music, to audtion for and enroll in an approved large ensemble compatible with the teaching certification they are pursuing: University Singers [for those seeking vocal/choral certification]; or, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble or Orchestra [for those seeking instrumental certification]. This does not impact the other BM or BA in Music degrees.