Welcome Week Schedule

 

Music Department Welcome Week

FALL 2020

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.  

 

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EVENTS NOTED IN BOLD ARE CAMPUS OR SCHOOL-WIDE

 

ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS (Open to ALL UCI Students)

  • Music 160: SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (appointments required)
  • Music 161: WIND ENSEMBLE
  • Music 171: CHOIR/CHAMBER SINGERS
  • Music 178: JAZZ ORCHESTRA

For information about ensemble auditions, including instructions, requirements and deadlines, please view our Ensemble Auditions page.

 

QUESTIONS

Please contact us with any questions.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th

TIME
EVENT
ATTENDEES
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
New Student Convocation
(Livestream - Link TBD)
All New Undergraduate Students
(campus-wide)
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Dean's Welcome Video
New Undergraduate Students
(Freshmen & Transfer Students)
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Dean's Meeting with Faculty & Staff CTSA Faculty & Staff
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Music Department Faculty & Staff Meeting
 
Music Faculty & Staff
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
 
New TAs Meeting with Union Representative
All New TAs
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
ALL Undergraduate Students Meeting with Faculty
All Undergraduate Music Majors
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AB1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
All CTSA Faculty, Staff, and TAs
(required every 2 years)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Music Production Meeting
Undergraduate Juniors & Seniors, and
New Graduate Students
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Music Theory Placement Exam
Students will receive an email via their uci.edu address
All New Undergraduate Music Majors
(Freshman & Transfer Students)
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Graduate Student Meeting with Graduate Director
New & Returning Graduate Students
Returning students should join the meeting at 5:00 PM

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th

TIME
EVENT
ATTENDEES
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Musicianship Placement Exam
Students will receive an email to their uci.edu address
All New Undergraduate Music Majors
(Freshman & Transfer students)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Symphony Orchestra Auditions (String Instruments)
Video Submission, Appointments Required
Open to ALL UCI Students
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
TA Professional Development Program
(Students must register by Sept. 1st and will receive emailed instructions)
All New TAs

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th

TIME
EVENT
ATTENDEES
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Symphony Orchestra Auditions (Winds, Brass, Percussion)
Video Submission, Appointments Required
Open to ALL UCI Students
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Arts Involvement Fair
All CTSA Students
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mandatory Orientation for ALL New Graduate Students
All New Graduate Students
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
All Vocal Arts Students Meeting with Faculty
All Undergraduate & Graduate Vocal Arts Students

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 1ST

***
First Day of Classes
***

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 2ND

TIME
EVENT
ATTENDEES
1:00 PM - 2:50 PM
ALL Piano Students Meeting with Faculty
(Attend the meeting that corresponds to your Studio Instructor)
All Undergraduate & Graduate Piano Students