Orientation for Diploma of Music

If your specialisation is aural studies, composition, improvisation, music history or music theory, you are only required to attend the Diploma of Music Orientation session on Friday 28 February. All other sessions relate to performance-based Diploma of Music Students.

If the below orientation activity conflicts with your home Faculty's Orientation, Melbourne Commencement Ceremony, or Peer Mentoring, please advise us at fineartsmusic-enrichment@unimelb.edu.au.

Vocal Area Ensemble Audition information is available here

Orchestral Ensemble Audition information is available here

Big Band Audition information is available here

Pre-Orientation

Tuesday 18 February

2pm-5pm, New Student Interviews: Keyboard (Booking Required)
Room 521, Building 880

Students who have been impacted by the travel ban or by other issues relating to the Novel Coronavirus can arrange an alternative New Student Interview time with the Head of Keyboard, Professor Holtham

Thursday 20 February

2pm-5pm, New Student Interviews: Keyboard (Booking Required)
Room 521, Building 880

Students who have been impacted by the travel ban or by other issues relating to the Novel Coronavirus can arrange an alternative New Student Interview time with the Head of Keyboard, Professor Holtham

Orientation

Monday 24 February

10am – 11am, Bachelor of Music Welcome Session (All Streams)
Hanson Dyer Hall, Building 880

11am – 12pm, Bachelor of Music (PCME) Orientation
Hanson Dyer Hall, Building 880

1.00pm – 2pm, Bachelor of Music Ensemble Information Session
Kenneth Myer Auditorium, Building 880

2pm – 3.15pm, Instrument Information Session: Guitar
Room 401, Building 880

2pm – 3.15pm, Instrument Information Session: Keyboard
Hanson Dyer Hall, Building 880

2pm – 3.15pm, Instrument Information Session: Brass and Percussion
Studio 821, Building 880

2pm – 3.15pm, Instrument Information Session: Strings
Kenneth Myer Auditorium, Building 880

2pm – 3.15pm, Instrument Information Session: Voice
Prudence Myer Studio, Building 880

2pm – 3.15pm, Instrument Information Session: Woodwind
Studio 721, Building 880

3.15pm – 4.15pm, New Student Interviews: Woodwind (No Booking Required)
Studio 721, Building 880

3.15pm – 4.30pm, Bachelor of Music PCME (Honours) and Graduate Diploma Orientation
Studio 709, Building 880

University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) BBQ

Need lunch? Head to the Red Shed BBQ Area, grab a feed, and meet your UMSU campus representatives! 12–2pm.

Tuesday 25 February

9am–12pm, New Student Interviews: Voice (Booking Required)
Room 609, Building 880

2pm – 3.15pm, New Student Interviews: Keyboard (Booking Required)
Room 521, Building 880

Students who have been impacted by the travel ban or by other issues relating to the Novel Coronavirus can arrange an alternative New Student Interview time with the Head of Keyboard, Professor Holtham

2pm – 5pm, New Student Interviews: Voice (Booking Required)
Room 609, Building 880

University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) BBQ

Need lunch? Head to the Red Shed BBQ Area, grab a feed, and meet your UMSU campus representatives! 12–2pm.

Wednesday 26 February

Please note this event takes place at Parkville Campus.

11am–3pm, UMSU SummerFest at Parkville

SummerFest is the ultimate welcome-to-uni party!

A one-day festival where campus transforms into a sprawling wonderland of diverse activities and experiences, there’ll be live music, art, workshops, speed-friending, food and freebies, plus much more. The best way to meet new people and discover all that’s on offer, Summerfest is here to help you make the most of your time at Uni Melb.

Further information on the UMSU website.

Thursday 27 February

10am–12pm, Undergraduate Orientation
Hanson Dyer Hall, Building 880, Southbank Campus

Welcome to the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. Hear from current students, alumni, and staff on how to make the most of your time at the University of Melbourne. Registration Essential.

12pm–2pm, Southbank Welcome Lunch
Linear Park, Southbank Campus

Join us for a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony followed by free lunch and entertainment.

Grab yourself a free smoothie from Bike n' Blend. Chill on the grass with your fellow students and enjoy a set from DJ Kayroy. Experience a range of live performances from the legendary Snuff Puppets, East of the Sun Trio, and Canon Dance. Join our Silent Disco, and chat to your UMSU reps. Soak up all that Southbank has to offer.

Registration is essential to collect your limited edition tote bag, and free lunch voucher.

12pm–2pm, Course Planning Lab
Digital Lab, the HUB, Southbank Campus

Head along to the course planning lab and get your enrolment in order.

2.30pm–3.30pm, Wominjeka
Wilin Garden, Southbank Campus

A welcome for our commencing Indigineous students, hosted by the Wilin Centre.

2.15pm–5pm, Library and Academic Skills Orientation: Getting Started @ Southbank for Undergraduate Students
The HUB, Southbank Campus

These sessions will help prepare you for studying in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music and get you ready to start the semester. Come along and receive tips from the experts and get to know your library.

2pm–3pm, Academic Skills @ Library Pop Out - Level 1.
Please bring a device to this session (a smart phone is suitable).

2pm–5pm, Self-guided library tour @ Library Pop Out - Level 1 and Service Desk - Ground Floor. BYO mobile device.

UMSU Event - FUN: Southbank Welcome Drinks

Drinks, food, and comedy. Meet your fellow students and UMSU representatives. Head to Script Bar,5.30pm. View the event on Facebook, and register via TryBooking.

2.30pm–3.30pm, Diploma of Music Orientation
Prudence Myer Studio, Building 880

Friday 28 February

Please note that the below session takes place at Parkville Campus.

2pm – 3pm, Diploma of Music Orientation
Room 131, Building 134 (Tallis Room, Parkville)