Welcome Week Schedule

 

Music Department Welcome Week

FALL 2019

Welcome to the 2019-2020 Academic Year! Welcome Week kicks off the start of Fall Quarter and takes place just before instruction begins. 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.  

 

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE SCHEDULE

 

AUDITIONS (Open to ALL UCI Students)

  • Music 160: SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - Appointments REQUIRED - Contact symphony@uci.edu
  • Music 161: WIND ENSEMBLE - Open auditions are held on the first day of class - Check the Schedule of Classes for day/time/location
  • Music 164: OPERA - Signup sheet posted on the Opera bulletin board across from MM 111 (MM building, 1st Floor)
  • Music 171: CHAMBER SINGERS  - Signup sheet posted at MM 109 (MM building, 1st Floor)
  • Music 178: JAZZ ORCHESTRA - Open auditions are held on the first day of class - Check the Schedule of Classes for day/time/location

 

PRACTICE ROOM ACCESS & KEYS

Practice Rooms are restricted to Music students ONLY. Keys and access to Practice Rooms are managed during Welcome Week - Week 1 (no exceptions). In order to be authorized for keys/access:

  • Undergraduate Students MUST attend the event: Undergraduate Meeting with Department Chair (Monday, September 23rd)
  • Graduate Students MUST attend the event: Graduate Meeting with Graduate Advisor (Monday, September 23rd)

 

PIANO & VOCAL ARTS STUDIO ASSIGNMENTS

  • Studio/instructor assignments are made during Welcome Week - Week 1. Attend the first class before enrolling to learn your studio assignment.

 

TA TRAINING (Mandatory for ALL NEW Graduate Student TAs)

  • Graduate Students who are awarded TAships must attend these trainings prior to their first year as a TA.
  • Contact the Graduate Advisor with questions.

 

REQUIRED EVENTS

Required events are MANDATORY. Students who miss placement exams will have to reschedule at a day/time that is convenient for the instructor. Meetings are important and should not be missed. Students meet faculty, and learn aobut topics that help you navigate your path to achieving your degree.

 

CHECKING THE SCHEDULE

Please check carefully. Events noted in RED are REQUIRED for Music students. Events noted in BOLD are REQUIRED school-wide (all of CTSA). Events noted in BLUE are OPTIONAL Ensemble Auditions, open to ALL UCI Students.

 

QUESTIONS

Please contact us with any questions.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd

TIME

EVENT

APPLIES TO

LOCATION

9:00 - 11:00
Graduate Student Foreign Language Exam Optional for Graduate Students with a Foreign Language Requirement MM 302
9:15 - 10:30
New Undergraduate Student Convocation
New Undergraduate Students
(Freshmen & Transfer Students)
Bren Events Center
10:40 - 11:15
New Undergraduates Meeting with Dean, Associate Deans, Department Chairs, & Student Affairs
New Undergraduate Students
(Freshmen & Transfer Students)
Claire Trevor Theatre
11:20 - 12:30
Dean's Meeting with Faculty & Staff

All CTSA Faculty & Staff

Winifred Smith Hall
12:45 - 2:00
Faculty & Staff Lunch Music Department Faculty & Staff MM 220
1:00 - 1:30
TA Meeting with Union Representative All Graduate Student TAs SCS 272
2:00 - 4:00
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
(AB1825 Compliance)
All Graduate Student TAs, Faculty, & Staff (mandatory every 2 years) Winifred Smith Hall
3:30 - 5:00
Undergraduate Students Meeting with Department Chair All Undergraduate Students Claire Trevor Theatre
4:00 - 5:00
New Graduate Students Meeting with Graduate Advisor New Graduate Students AITR 190
5:00 - 5:45
All Graduate Students Meeting with Graduate Advisor All Graduate Students AITR 190

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th

TIME

EVENT

APPLIES TO

LOCATION

8:00 - 5:00
Graduate Student TA Training
(lunch provided)
New/First-Time TAs TBA
9:00 - 11:00
Undergraduate Music Theory Placement Exam Undergraduate Freshmen & Transfer Students MM 316
9:30 - 5:00
Music 160: SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS
STRINGS
Auditions Warm-up
Open to ALL UCI Students
-
MM 220
MM 202
1:00 - 3:00
Undergraduate Music History Placement Exam
ONLY for Undergraduate Transfer Students
who are advised to take the exam
MM 316
1:00 - 5:00
Music 171: CHAMBER SINGERS AUDITIONS Open to ALL UCI Students MM 109

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th

TIME
EVENT
APPLIES TO
LOCATION
8:30 - 12:30
Graduate Student TA Training
(no lunch)
New/First-Time TAs TBA
9:00 - 11:00
Undergraduate Musicianship Placement Exam New Undergraduate Freshmen & Transfer Students MM 316
9:30 - 5:00
Music 160: SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUDITIONS 
WINDS, BRASS, PERCUSSION
Auditions Warm-up
Open to ALL UCI Students
-
MM 220
MM 202
11:30 - 12:45
Dean's Treat: Lunch & Arts Involvement Fair All CTSA Students, Faculty, & Staff Arts Plaza
12:45 - 5:30
International Graduate Student TA Training
(lunch provided)
New/First-Time International TAs TBA
1:00 - 2:00
CTSA Graduate Student Orientation New Graduate Students CAC 3100A
2:00 - 3:00
All Vocal Arts Majors Meeting with Faculty All Undergraduate & Graduate Vocal Arts Majors AITR 196
2:00 - 4:00
Graduate Music Theory Diagnostic Exam All New Graduate Students AITR 190
3:00 - 5:00
Music 171: CHAMBER SINGERS AUDITIONS Open to ALL UCI Students MM 109
4:15 - 5:15
Music Production & Recitals Meeting
Undergraduate Juniors & Seniors, & All Graduate Students
Winifred Smith Hall

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH

TIME
EVENT APPLIES TO LOCATION
3:00 - 6:00
Music 164: OPERA AUDITIONS Open to ALL UCI Students Winifred Smith Hall