School of Music, University of Victoria

Orientation & Welcome Activities

September 2022

 

Monday, August 30

11 AM – 12 PM

Via Zoom (link sent by email)

New student orientation

Important information and Q&A session required for all new undergraduate and graduate students.

Tuesday, September 7

10 AM – 12 PM

Rm. B120
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Undergraduate theory placement test

For undergraduate students who wish to be exempted from MUS 101A, MUS 101B, and/or MUS 201A, 201B. Results will be emailed to students.

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Graduate student orientation

Information session for all new and returning graduate students.

1 – 3 PM

Bishop Theatre, Phoenix Building
(Fine Arts Courtyard)

Fine Arts orientation

First-year students from all of our Fine Arts departments are welcome to this orientation session with the Dean, Advising, Co-op & Career and more. Following the main presentation, students will then break into smaller groups for short info sessions in our Studios for Integrated Media, department-specific peer discussions and faculty tours.

1 – 2 PM

Rm. B037
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Guitar studio welcome & information session

Information session for guitar students in the studio of Alexander Dunn.

Wednesday, September 8

1 – 2 PM

CReaTe Lab, Rm. B006
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Combined Music & Computer Science meeting

Meeting for all students in the MUCS program.

3 – 3:30 PM

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Music Education welcome meeting

Information session for students in the Music Education program.

3:30 – 4 PM

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Brass studio meeting

Information session for all brass students with Prof. Merrie Klazek, Scott MacInnes, Paul Beauchesne and Kurt Kellan.

4:30 – 5:30 PM

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Jazz & Creative Music Ensemble meet & greet

With Patrick Boyle
More info: UVic Jazz & Creative Music Ensemble website

6 – 7 PM

Rm. B016
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Vocal Jazz Ensemble meet & greet

With Wendell Clanton

8 – 10 PM

CARSA Building Performance Gym

Vikes Band meeting

With Scott MacInnes

Thursday, September 9

1 – 4 PM

Main lobby
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Welcome package pick-up (years 1-2)

Practice room key and locker lock pick-up for new and returning students.

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Rm. B016
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

String Chamber Music meeting

Attendance mandatory for ALL violinists, violists, cellists and bassists – new and returning.

Friday, September 10

12:30 – 1:20 PM

Via Zoom (link sent by email)

School of Music welcome assembly

Important information session for ALL School of Music students.

1:30 – 4 PM

Main lobby
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Welcome package pick-up (years 3-4 & grad students)

Practice room key and locker lock pick-up for new and returning students.

1:30 – 2:30 PM

Rm. B120
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

String Techniques meeting (MUS 336)

Information session for students registered in MUS 336.

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Voice studio meeting

Information session for all voice students.

Monday, September 13

1 – 2:30 PM

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

Sonic Lab meeting

Meet and greet for students interested in Sonic Lab, the school’s new and experimental music ensemble.

 

Tuesday, September 14

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

IPS information & scheduling meeting

Integrated Performance Seminar (IPS) meeting for all students registered in MUS 345, 445 and 545.

7 PM

Rm. A144, MacLaurin A-Wing
& Phillip T. Young Recital Hall

1st UVic Chorus rehearsal