| || |
Information for New Students
Congratulations on your acceptance to the San Francsico Conservatory of Music! We look forward to welcoming you in August. Before Orientation begins, there are some important steps that you will need to take. Please refer to the checklist below and complete the corresponding forms.
Orientation Week Schedule and Events
Orientation Week is required for all incoming undergraduate and graduate students. The Orientation schedule contains programs designed to transition students to the Conservatory community. Additionally, Orientation Week contains a number of required placement examinations and auditions. New students will receive advance information by email; please review the information carefully.
Important Dates for Orientation Fall 2013
Coming Soon: Undergraduate Orientation Schedule Fall 2013
Coming Soon: Graduate Orientation Schedule Fall 2013
Most students will need to audition for ensembles. Ensemble auditions will take place during the orientation period. Instrumentalists will have one audition time for all ensembles. Voice majors will audition separately for various programs. For more information, please visit the ensembles page. You will find audition repertoire and a description of all ensembles.
On occasion, there will openings in ensembles for the spring semester. Students should contact the ensemble director for more information.
To assess new students levels in certain areas, new students will be required to take an assortment of placement exams depending on the instrument.Optional exams are also offered for advanced placement. For information specific to your degree and major please visit the programs and degrees page, select your major and follow the link under "placement exams".
School Email Address and the SFCM Portal
Over the summer you will receive an email from Brann Mitchell, the SFCM Network Administrator, with important information about your school email address. The official method of communication for the Conservatory is through your SFCM email account. Once you have that information, you will be able to access the SFCM Portal at http://my.sfcm.edu. If you are having any issues with your account, please contact Brann Mitchell at email@example.com.
Driving Directions and Parking
Please visit the Admissions inforamtion for driving directions and parking.