Welcome Week Schedule

 

Music Department - Fall 2018

Welcome to the 2018-2019 Academic Year! Welcome Week is NOT a full week; it’s a week’s worth of events packed into 3 exciting days!  A lot of useful information is shared with students during this period, so please plan to attend everything that applies to YOU – whether you’re a undergraduate or graduate, new or returning student.  

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ensemble Auditions (open to ALL UCI students)

  • Choir Auditions (Chamber Singers & Concert Choir): Sign-up sheet posted on Dr. Seth Houston's door, 1st floor Music & Media bldg, Rm 109.
  • Jazz Orchestra: Open auditions are held on the first day of class. Check the Schedule of Classes for date/time/location.
  • Opera Auditions: Sign-up sheet posted on the Voice bulletin board, 1st floor Music & Media bldg, across from Rm 111.
  • Symphony Orchestra Auditions: Appointments REQUIRED. Contact Yali Chen (yalilady@hotmail.com).
  • Wind Ensemble: Open auditions are held on the first day of class. Check the Schedule of Classes for date/time/location.

 

Mandatory TA Trainings (TAPDP)

  • Graduate Students who are awarded TAships must attend these trainings.
  • This required training applies ONLY to NEW Graduate Students who have been awarded TAships AND RETURNING Graduate Students who have been awarded TAships but have not yet taken the TAPDP training.  Graduate Student TAs who have already taken this training do not need to repeat it.
  • Graduate Student TAs should contact the Graduate Director with any questions.

 

WHO, WHAT, WHEN & WHERE

Check the following schedule to find out WHEN events are scheduled, WHAT each event is for, WHO should attend and WHERE each event will be located.  Please check carefully and note which events are mandatory and for whom!  We look forward to meeting and catching up with new and returning students! Please contact us at music@uci.edu with any questions.

 

 Events noted in bold red script are MANDATORY for Music students.
 Events noted in bold script are school-wide (applies to all of CTSA).

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th

WHEN

WHAT

WHO

WHERE

9:00am - 11:00am

Foreign Language Exam (Graduate) Optional for Graduate Students MM 302

9:15am - 10:30am

New Undergraduate Student Convocation

ALL NEW Undergraduate Students

(Freshman & Transfer Students)

Bren Events

Center

10:00am - 11:00am

"Who's in the Room"

Inclusiveness in the Classroom & Curriculum

ALL CTSA Faculty

Winifred Smith

Hall

10:45am - 11:15am

Meeting w/ Dean, Associate Deans, Department Chairs

& Student Affairs

NEW Undergraduate Students

(Freshman & Transfer Students)

Claire Trevor

Theatre

11:20am - 1:00pm

Dean's Meeting with Faculty & Staff ALL CTSA Faculty & Staff

Winifred Smith

Hall

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Department Faculty & Staff Lunch Music Department Faculty & Staff MM 220

1:30pm - 2:00pm

TA Meeting w/ Union Representative ALL Graduate Student TAs SCS 272

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

(AB1825 Compliance)

Mandatory - ALL Graduate Student TAs,

faculty & staff (mandatory every 2 years)

Winifred Smith

Hall

2:00pm - 4:30pm Music Theory Placement Exam (Undergraduate)

Mandatory - ALL NEW Undergraduate Students

(Freshman & Transfer Students)

MM 316
4:00pm - 5:00pm NEW Graduate Students Meeting w/ Graduate Director Mandatory - ALL NEW Graduate Students AITR 190
5:00pm - 5:45pm ALL Graduate Students Meeting w/ Graduate Director Mandatory - ALL Graduate Students AITR 190

5:45pm - 6:45pm

Faculty & Graduate Student Reception Music Department Faculty & Graduate Students MM 302

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th

WHEN

WHAT

WHO

WHERE

8:00am - 5:00pm

TA Training (TAPDP) Mandatory - NEW Graduate Student TAs SST 122

9:00am - 11:00am

Musicianship Placement Exam (Undergraduate)

Mandatory - NEW Undergraduate Students

(Freshman & Transfer Students)

MM 316

9:30am - 5:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Auditions: 

STRINGS

Open to ALL interested students

(Music majors & non-majors)

MM 220

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Choir Auditions: 

CHAMBER SINGERS & CONCERT CHOIR

Open to ALL interested students

(Music majors & non-majors)

MM 109

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th

WHEN

WHAT

WHO

WHERE

8:00am - 12:30pm

TA Training (TAPDP) Mandatory - NEW Graduate Student TAs SST 122

9:30am - 5:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Auditions: 

WINDS, BRASS & PERCUSSION

Open to ALL interested students

(Music majors & non-majors)

MM 220

11:30am - 12:45pm

Dean's Treat: Lunch & Arts Involvement Fair ALL CTSA Students, Faculty & Staff Arts Plaza
12:45pm - 5:30pm TA Training (TAPDP) - International Students Only Mandatory - NEW International Grad Student TAs SST 122

1:00pm - 2:00pm

CTSA Graduate Student Orientation Mandatory - NEW Graduate Students CAC 3100A

1:00pm - 1:30pm

NEW Undergraduate Students Meeting w/ Department Chair

Mandatory - NEW Undergraduate Students

(Freshman & Transfer Students)

MM 218

1:30pm - 2:00pm

ALL Undergraduate Students Meeting w/ Department Chair

Mandatory - ALL Undergraduate Students

(Freshman, Transfer & Returning Students)

MM 218

2:00pm - 3:00pm

ALL Voice Majors Meeting w/ Voice Faculty

Mandatory - ALL Undergraduate & Graduate

Voice majors

AITR 196

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Music Theory Diagnostic Exam (Graduate) Mandatory - ALL NEW Graduate Students MM 316
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Choir Auditions: 

CHAMBER SINGERS & CONCERT CHOIR

Open to ALL interested students

(Music majors & non-majors)

MM 109
4:15pm - 5:15pm Production & Recitals Meeting

Mandatory - Undergraduate Juniors & Seniors,

& ALL Graduate Students

MM 316

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th

(events we couldn't squeeze in to Welcome Week)

WHEN

WHAT WHO WHERE
 3:00pm - 6:00pm Opera Auditions

Open to ALL interested students

(Music majors & non-majors)

Winifred Smith Hall