The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts

9 am to 4 pm

Music Office Check-In
Main Building, Music School Office (B322)
As soon as you finish the theory placement exam, please visit B322 (Music Office) to request lessons, keys, lockers, etc.


1:15 to 2 pm

Herb Alpert School of Music New Student Welcome
Main Building, R.O.D. (B302) 

  • Dean Volker Straebel 
  • Associate Dean Rob Wannamaker 
  • Interim Associate Dean Jacqui Bobak 
  • School of Music Student Union Representatives Rhian Bristol and Joshua Salgado 

2:30 to 3:30 pm

Shared Curriculum Orientation for BFAs
Main Building, R.O.D. (B302)


4 to 5 pm

World Music Seminar 
Main Building, R.O.D. (B302)