Welcome Week Schedule

Music Department Welcome Week - Fall 2017

On behalf of the Robert and Marjorie Rawlins Chair of Music, along with our esteemed faculty and staff, we welcome you to the Department of Music at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts for the 2017-2018 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

Choir Auditions (Chamber Singers & Concert Choir)

  • A sign-up sheet will be posted outside the office of Dr. Seth Houston, Director of Choral Activities.
  • Location: Music & Media Building, Room 109 (MM109, 1st Floor)

Symphony Orchestra Auditions

Wind Ensemble & Jazz Orchestra Auditions

  • 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 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 should contact the Graduated Director with any questions.

New Undergraduates Events

  • Includes incoming freshmen AND transfer students.

MAP & Directions

WHEN? WHAT? WHO? 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.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th

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

New Undergraduate Students

(Incoming Freshman & Transfer Students)

Bren Events

Center

10:45am - 11:15am

Meeting w/ Dean, Associate Deans, Department Chairs

& Student Affairs

New Undergraduate Students

(Incoming Freshman & Transfer Students)

Claire Trevor

Theatre

11:20am - 12:30pm

Dean's Meeting with Faculty & Staff Faculty & Staff Only

Winifred Smith

Hall

12:45pm - 2:00pm

Department Faculty Meeting Music Department Faculty MM 220

1:00pm - 1:30pm

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

4:00pm - 5:00pm NEW Graduate Students Meeting w/ Graduate Director Mandatory - NEW Graduate Students AITR 190
5:00pm - 5:30pm ALL Graduate Students Meeting w/ Graduate Director Mandatory - ALL Graduate Students AITR 190

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Graduate Student Reception ALL Graduate Students MM 302

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th

WHEN?

WHAT?

WHO?

WHERE?

8:00am - 5:00pm

TA Training (lunch provided) Mandatory - ALL Graduate Student TAs TBA

9:00am - 11:00am

Musicianship Placement Exam (Undergraduate)

Mandatory - NEW Undergraduate Students

(Incoming Freshman & Transfer Students)

MM 316

9:30am - 5:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Auditions:  STRINGS

Open to ANY interested students

(Music majors and non-majors)

MM 220

 

Symphony Orchestra Auditions:  WARM-UP   MM 202

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Choir Auditions:  CHAMBER SINGERS & CONCERT CHOIR

Open to ANY interested students

(Music majors and non-majors)

MM 109

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th

WHEN?

WHAT?

WHO?

WHERE?

8:00am - 12:30pm

TA Training (NO lunch) Mandatory - ALL Graduate Student TAs TBA

9:00am - 11:30am

Music Theory Placement Exam (Undergraduate)

Mandatory - NEW Undergraduate Students

(Incoming Freshman & Transfer Students)

MM 316

9:30am - 5:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Auditions:  WINDS, BRASS &

PERCUSSION

Open to ANY interested students

(Music majors & non-majors)

MM 220

 

Symphony Orchestra Auditions: WARM-UP   MM 202

11:30am - 12:45pm

Dean's Treat: Lunch & Arts Involvement Fair ALL CTSA Students, Faculty & Staff Arts Plaza
12:45pm - 5:30pm TA Training for International Students (lunch provided) Mandatory - International Graduate Students TBA

1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Music Dept. Meeting w/ NEW Undergraduate Students

Mandatory - NEW Undergraduate Students

(Incoming Freshman & Transfer Students)

MM 218

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Music Dept. Meeting w/ ALL Undergraduate Students Mandatory - ALL Undergraduate 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 - NEW Graduate Students MM 316

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Music History Placement Exam (Undergraduate)

ONLY for Undergraduate TRANSFER Students

advised by CTSA Student Affairs to take the exam

MM 316
3:00pm - 5:00pm Choir Auditions:  CHAMBER SINGERS & CONCERT CHOIR

Open to ANY interested students

(Music majors & non-majors)

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

Mandatory - Undergraduate Juniors & Seniors and

ALL Graduate Students

MM 316