Jury Instructions

General Instructions

  1. Review any division-specific details below
  2. Sign up for a jury time (if performing live or in-person). See Scheduling below.
  3. Download and complete your Division’s repertoire form.below
    1. Label the repertoire file in this format: last name, first name_instrument - semester, year (Seville, Barbara_voice - Spring, 2021)
  4. Verify your repertoire with your instructor (signature or checkbox).
  5. If you are submitting a recorded jury, create a playlist with a single URL
    1. Note: YouTube or Dropbox work better than Google Drive.
  6. Once you have a verified repertoire form and a recording URL or in-person jury date. Click this link to be taken to student jury Form. You will need to know:
    1. Your instructor’s UNT e-mail address
    2. Course number for this jury (i.e. MUAM/MUAC/MUAS 15xx, 35xx, 55xx, 65xx for applied lessons)
    3. Type of jury you are taking (Regular, UDE, Proficiency). See below for descriptions.
  7. Enter your UNT email address on the Sharepoint sign in screen. This will take you to the UNT System login screen where you will sign in with your UNT email address and password. You will be redirected to the Jury Information Form upon sign in.
  8. Complete the form, upload your repertoire form and if needed, your recording URL link.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail that your registration is complete. These steps must be completed prior to your jury or it will not be graded.

Repertoire Forms

Please select and fill out the repertoire form PDF for your division to include with your Jury Information Form submission.

These are fillable PDF forms, which depending on your device may require you to download and open with Adobe Acrobat. Some browsers will allow you to view the form but do not support fillable fields. If you encounter problems, try using "Open With" and selecting another PDF application.

Scheduling

Each instrument area handles jury scheduling separately in a different process than the system for submitting jury info/repertoire. Please get instructions from your instructor for signing up for jury times.

Recorded Juries

Check back soon for more information about how to sign up for a time to record your jury and tips for making a recorded jury.

Division-Specific Details

Instrumental Studies

Types of Juries

  • MUAM — (For performance majors only) Petition for Acceptance and Continuance in Applied Music
    Instruction to the Jury: The jury is composed of a minimum of 3 faculty members. As an integral part of each jury examination, a repertory list MUST be submitted by the student and certified by the major teacher. The report of the jury will be given to the Dean by the jury chair. In all cases the decision of the jury is final. Evidence of continuing maturity in technical, musical and performing skills must be demonstrated in the jury at the conclusion of each long semester. Students who do not meet these requirements must be advised of their deficiencies by their applied instructor, Area Coordinator or Division Chair as is appropriate.
  • MUAC ( Concentration) MUAS ( Secondary) MUAG ( undergraduate early music) – Petition for Acceptance and Continuance in Applied Music
    For Level:
    Level- 1500- pre UDE ( e.g. 1504= violin/1505= viola/1506=cello/ 1507= doublebass/1508=flute/1509=oboe/1511=clarinet/1512=saxophone/1513=bassoon/1514= French horn/1516=trumpet/1517=trombone/1518=euphonium/1519=tuba/1522=harp/ 1527=classical guitar)
    Level 3500- post UDE ( e.g. 3504= violin/ 3505 = viola etc. )
    Level 5500- masters
    Level 6500- doctoral

    Instruction to the Jury: The jury is composed of a minimum of 3 faculty members. As an integral part of each jury examination, a repertory list MUST be submitted by the student and certified by the major teacher. The report of the jury will be given to the Dean by the jury chair. In all cases the decision of the jury is final. Evidence of continuing maturity in technical, musical and performing skills must be demonstrated in the jury at the conclusion of each long semester. Students who do not meet these requirements must be advised of their deficiencies by their applied instructor, Area Coordinator or Division Chair as is appropriate.
  • CONCENTRATION PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION (Exit Jury)
    Instruction to the Jury: The purpose of the examination is to determine whether the student has reached a sufficient level of proficiency in technical, musical and performing skills.
    The examination will be given in place of the jury examination and must be given no later than the semester in which the 12th concentration credit hour is attempted. Passing the examination before the required numbers of credit hours are earned in no way reduces the number of credit hours of concentration study required on the student’s degree plan.
  • UPPER DIVISION EXAMINATION (Replaces the Fourth Semester Jury)
    The purpose of the examination is to determine the student’s qualifications to register for MUAM or MUAC 3000 level applied music courses. The examination must be administered to all music majors at the conclusion of the fourth consecutive long semester of study at the MUAM or MUAC level. It will be given in place of the Jury Examination.
    Instruction to the Jury: The jury is composed of a minimum of 3 faculty members. As an integral part of each jury examination, a repertory list MUST be submitted by the student and certified by the major teacher. The report of the jury will be given to the Dean by the jury chair. In all cases the decision of the jury is final.
For additional questions, please contact the division administrative assistant

Piano

Please see your applicable handbook on the Piano Studio website for more information.

For additional questions, please contact the division administrative assistant Diana.Cooley@unt.edu

Vocal Studies

Please see the Page in the Vocal Studies Handbook for more information.

For additional questions, please contact the division administrative assistant Diana.Cooley@unt.edu

Results

Each Division has a specific rubric for grading juries. Your instructor will have more information. Jury results will be forwarded to instructors after all juries are completed in your area. Contact your instructor to review jury comments and grades. In some cases, Divisions have chosen for comments to be anonymous.