Welcome Week Schedule

FALL 2021
Welcome Week kicks off the start of Fall Quarter and takes place just before instruction begins.
Information critical to student success is shared during this period; please attend everything that applies to YOU – whether you’re a undergraduate or graduate, new or returning student.  

 

ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS (Open to ALL UCI Students)
View Ensemble Auditions for signups and repertoire.
  • Music 160: Symphony Orchestra
    • Appointments Required (Welcome Week only)
  • Music 161: Wind Ensemble
    • Submit an audition video now and attend the first class (Week 1)
  • Music 164: Opera
    • Auditions held on Friday of Week 1
  • Music 171: Chamber Singers
    • Appointments Required (Welcome Week and Week 1)
  • Music 178: Jazz Orchestra
    • Open auditions are held at the first class session (Week 1)

 

QUESTIONS

Please contact us with questions about our Welcome Week Schedule and/or Ensemble Auditions.

 

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR MANDATORY EVENTS

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th

TIME
EVENT & LOCATION
ATTENDEES
9:00am - 11:00am
Music Graduate Foreign Language Exam
(MM 302)
Graduate students with a foreign language
requirement
9:30am - 10:10am
New Undergraduate Student Convocation
(Crawford Athletic Complex)
All New Undergraduate Students
(campus-wide)
10:35am - 11:05am
New Undergraduate Students Meeting with Dean, Associate Deans,

Department Chairs, and Student Affairs
(Arts lawn outside CAC ground floor)
New Undergraduate Students
(All CTSA Freshmen & Transfer Students)
11:15am - 12:30pm
Dean's Meeting with Faculty & Staff
(Winifred Smith Hall/WSH 180)
CTSA Faculty & Staff
12:40pm - 1:20pm
Mandatory Music Students Production Meeting

(Winifred Smith Hall/WSH 180)
Undergraduate Juniors & Seniors, and
MFA graduate students
12:45pm - 2:00pm
 
Department Faculty & Staff Meeting
(MM 218)
Music Faculty & Staff
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mandatory Undergraduate Music Majors Meeting with Faculty & Staff
(Winifred Smith Hall/WSH 180)
Undergraduate Music Majors NEW to Campus
(Admitted both in Fall 2021 & Fall 2020)
All other continuing students are welcome!
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Confronting Anti-Blackness Workshop led by Office of Inclusivity & Excellence
(Claire Trevor Theater/CTT 118)
CTSA Faculty & Staff
4:00pm - 5:45pm
Mandatory Graduate Students Meeting with Graduate Director
(AITR 190)
New Graduate Students Arrive at 4:00pm
Returning Graduate Students Join at 5:00pm

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st

TIME
EVENT & LOCATION
ATTENDEES
9:00am - 11:00am
 
Mandatory Music Theory Placement Exam
 (MM 316)
 
All New Undergraduate Music Majors
(Freshman & Transfer students)
9:00am - 11:00am
 
Mandatory Graduate Music Theory Diagnostic Exam
(MM 302)
 
All New Graduate Students
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Symphony Orchestra Auditions (String Instruments)
(MM 220)
*Appointments Required - View Ensemble Auditions
 
Open to ALL UCI Students
1:00pm - 4:00pm
 
Mandatory TA Training (TAPDP)
(online)
 
New Graduate Student TAs
2:00pm - 4:00pm
 
Chamber Singers Auditions
(AITR 196)
*Appointments Required - View Ensemble Auditions
 
Open to ALL UCI Students

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd

TIME
EVENT & LOCATION
ATTENDEES
9:00am - 11:00am
 
Mandatory Musicianship Placement Exam
(MM 316)
 
All New Undergraduate Music Majors
(Freshman & Transfer students)
9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Symphony Orchestra Auditions (Winds, Brass, Percussion)
(MM 220)
*Appointments Required - View Ensemble Auditions
 
Open to ALL UCI Students
9:30am - 9:50am
Union Orientation for Incoming Music Graduate Students
(MM 302)
NEW Graduate TAs in Music
11:30am - 12:45pm
 
Arts Involvement Fair
(Arts Plaza)
 
All CTSA Students
1:00pm - 4:00pm
 
Mandatory TA Training (TAPDP)
(online)
 
New Graduate Student TAs
4:00pm - 5:00pm
 
Mandatory All Vocal Arts Students Meeting with Faculty
(AITR 196)
 
All Undergraduate & Graduate Vocal Arts Students

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd

TIME EVENT & LOCATION ATTENDEES
***
 
First Day of Classes
 
***
2:00pm - 3:30pm
 
Chamber Singers Auditions
(Winifred Smith Hall/WSH 180)
*Appointments Required - View Ensemble Auditions
 
Open to ALL UCI Students

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th

TIME EVENT & LOCATION ATTENDEES
1:00 - 2:50pm
ALL Piano Students Meeting with Faculty
(Winifred Smith Hall/WSH 180)
All Undergraduate & Graduate Piano Students

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH

TIME EVENT & LOCATION ATTENDEES
11:30am - 12:30pm
Qigong Class with Adil Panton
Zoom ID: 270 266 8470
Password: 2020
Free and open to Music department students, faculty & staff.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1ST

TIME
EVENT & LOCATION
ATTENDEES
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Opera Auditions
(Winifred Smith Hall/WSH 180)
*Signup Required - View Ensemble Auditions
Open to ALL UCI Students