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November 15-16, 2020

CANCELLED FALL 2020. Please email to schedule a personal visit if you would like to visit this fall! Be sure to check back on this page for information on Prelude in spring 2021!

Looking for a music program dedicated to growing and stretching your talent and your character? Come check out The Master’s University School of Music. While you’re here, you’ll have the opportunity to meet our faculty and current students, visit classes and chapel, stay in the dorms, tour the campus, hear our ensembles perform, and learn more about admissions and financial aid at TMU. During Prelude, all high school seniors and college transfer students will have the option of completing their audition for entrance into the School of Music.


We want you to be a part of our growing music department! School of Music Auditions: for more information regarding Music Auditions, please email the School of Music

Sample schedule:


  • 7:30 pm Registration & Dessert Reception

  • 7:45 Meet the Dean

  • 8:10 School of Music Tour

  • 8:20 The Master’s Chorale Performance

  • 9:00 Overnight Stay in the Dorms


  • 8:30 am Breakfast with Admissions Dept. Staff

  • 9:10 Chapel

  • 10:40 Class Visitation: Music Theory II, Piano Foundations IV, Orchestration

  • 11:45 Class Visitation: Intro to Audio Tech., Diction for Singers, Music Leadership & Administration, Piano Pedagogy

  • 12:50 pm Lunch with the Music Faculty

  • 1:15 Admissions & Financial Aid Seminar

  • 2:00 Entrance Auditions Begin or Class Visitation

  • 2:15 Student Panel

  • 3:15 Campus Tour

  • 3:30 Class Visitation (Music History & Lit. II) or meet with Music Faculty/Advisors/Admissions Counselor

  • 5:00 University Singers / Orchestra Rehearsal

  • 6:15 Dismissal

  • 7:00 Optional: Audio Engineering II: 7 pm-10 pm with Prof. Scott Weber

Important Information for Registrants:

All overnight visitors need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow and a signed copy of the official TMU Overnight Stay Release Form. *(If the visiting student is under 18, this form must be signed by a legal parent or guardian.) *The cost of Prelude covers Sunday night; any additional overnight evenings in the dorm will cost $10 per night. Unfortunately, we cannot house chaperones or parents in the dorms. Please visit our hotels page to plan overnight housing at a local area hotel.

TMU is only able to provide airport transportation for students flying unaccompanied. If possible, please make all attempts to fly into Burbank Airport (BUR).

If you would like to rent a car, please visit our car rentals page for booking information. Complimentary campus parking passes are available here.

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