Welcome Week Schedule

Music Department Welcome Week - Fall 2016

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 2016-2017 Academic Year!

Welcome Week is NOT a full week; rather, 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 New Undergraduate (Freshman or Transfer), Returning Undergraduate, New Graduate or Returning Graduate Student.   

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Choir Auditions (Chamber Singers & Concert Choir)

  • A sign-up sheet is 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 will be held on the first day of class. Check the Schedule of Classes for date/time/location.

Mandatory TA Trainings (TAPDAP)

Graduate Students who are awarded TAships must attend these trainings. 

New Undergraduates Events

  • Includes 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!

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th

WHEN?

WHAT?

WHO?

WHERE?

       

9:15am – 10:30am

New Undergraduate Student Convocation

ALL Freshmen & Transfer Students

Bren Events Center

10:45am – 11:15am

Meeting with Dean, Associate Deans, Department Chairs & Student Affairs

NEW Undergraduate 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 Only

MM 220

1:00pm – 1:30pm

TA Meeting with Union Representative

ALL Graduate Student TAs

SCS 272

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training (AB1825 Compliance)

ALL Graduate Student TAs, faculty & staff (mandatory every 2 years)

Winifred Smith Hall

RESCHEDULED

for 9/15/16

Mandatory Meeting with Graduate Director

See email from Graduate Director!

NEW Graduate Students

AITR 190

RESCHEDULED

for 9/15/16

Mandatory Meeting with Graduate Director

See email from Graduate Director!

ALL Graduate Students (New & Returning Students)

AITR 190

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th

WHEN?

WHAT?

WHO?

WHERE?

8:00am – 5:00pm

Mandatory TA Training

ALL Graduate Student TAs

MM 116

9:00am – 11:00am

Musicianship Placement Exam

Mandatory for NEW Undergraduate Students (Freshmen & Transfers)

MM 316

10:00am – 5:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Auditions: STRINGS

Any interested students (majors & non-majors)

MM 220 (Auditions)

 

Symphony Auditions Warm Up

 

MM 202

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Choir Auditions:;Chamber Singers & Concert Choir

Any interested students (majors & non-majors

MM 109

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st

WHEN?

WHAT?

WHO?

WHERE?

8:00am – 1:00pm

Mandatory TA Training

ALL Graduate Student TAs

MM 116

9:00am – 11:30am

Music Theory Placement Exam

Mandatory for NEW Undergraduate Students (Freshmen & Transfers)

MM 316

10:00am – 5:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Auditions: WINDS/BRASS/PERCUSSION

Any interested students (majors & non-majors)

MM 220

 

Symphony Auditions Warm Up

 

MM 202

11:30am – 12:45pm

Dean’s Treat:  Lunch & Arts Involvement Fair

All CTSA students, faculty & staff

Arts Plaza

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Meeting with Voice Faculty

Mandatory for ALL Voice Majors

AITR 196

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Mandatory CTSA Orientation

ALL NEW Graduate Students

MAB 129

1:00pm – 1:30pm

Mandatory Meeting with Department Chair

NEW Undergraduate Students (Freshmen & Transfers)

MM 218

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Mandatory Meeting with Department Chair

ALL Undergraduate Students (New & Returning Students)

MM 218

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Music Theory Diagnostic Exam

Mandatory for NEW Graduate Students

MM 302

2:00pm – 5:00pm

Choir Auditions:; Chamber Singers & Concert Choir

Any interested students (majors & non-majors)

MM 109

4:00PM – 5:00pm

Mandatory Production & Recitals Meeting

Undergraduate Juniors & Seniors and ALL Graduate Students

MM 316

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Graduate Student & Faculty Reception

ALL Graduate Students & Faculty

MM 302

 

We look forward to meeting and catching up with new and returning students!  Please contact us at music@uci.edu with any questions.