Newly Admitted Students Orientation

hands shakingOrientations are a great way to meet fellow students and connect with new teachers and staff!

Faculty Orientation

Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Location: Tanna Schulich Hall
527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, H3A 1E3

A mandatory online advising session for all new incoming students. Topics include:

  • Dean’s welcome message
  • Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs welcome message
  • SSoM Student Services

The presentation will be followed by a short question and answer period.

Program Orientation Meetings with Area Coordinator

Meet with the Area Coordinator to learn more about the expectations for your program, including performance and ensemble placement opportunities.
All meetings take place in the Strathcona Music Building (555 Sherbrooke Street West, H3A 1E3), or by zoom.


Meeting Time & Location

Area Coordinator

B.Mus. Performance, BRASS

Thurs., August 25

17h30 – 18h30

Room C-412

Prof. Russell DeVuyst

russ.devuyst [at]

B.Mus. Performance & Licentiate, STRINGS

Fri., August 26

15h00 – 16h00

Room A-411

Prof. Axel Strauss & Prof. Violaine Melançon

axel.strauss [at]

violaine.melancon [at]

B.Mus. Performance, WOODWIND

Fri., August 26

15h – 16h

By Zoom:

Prof. Simon Aldrich

simon.aldrich [at]

B.Mus. Performance & Licentiate, PERCUSSION

Email for appointment

Prof. Fabrice Marandola

fabrice.marandola [at]

B.Mus. & Licentiate VOICE Performance

Thurs., August 25

11am – 12 pm

Wirth Opera Studio

Prof. Dominique Labelle

dominique.labelle [at]

B.Mus. & Licentiate PIANO Performance

Thurs., August 25

13h00 – 14h00

Room C-416

Prof. Kyoko Hashimoto

kyoko.hashimoto [at]

B.Mus. & Licentiate JAZZ Performance

Thurs., August 25

14h00 – 15h00

Room C-412

Prof. Rémi Bolduc

remi.bolduc [at]

B.Mus. & Licentiate EARLY MUSIC Performance

Thurs., August 25

13h00 – 14h00

Room C-413

Prof. Dorian Bandy

dorian.bandy [at]


Thurs., August 25

11 am – 12 pm

Room A-512 (Marvin Duchow Music Library seminar room)

Prof. Bob Hasegawa

robert.hasegawa [at]

B.Mus. FACULTY JAZZ concentration

Thurs., August 25

16h30 – 17h30

Room E-109

Prof. Camille Thurman

camille.thurman [at]


Tues., August 30

10 am – 11 am

Room C-412

Prof. Lisa Lorenzino

lisa.lorenzino [at]


Weds., August 24

16h15 – 17h30

By Zoom:


Prof. Christopher Harman

chris.harman [at]


Email for appointment

Prof. Julie Cumming

julie.cumming [at]

Registration Part II Info Session


Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am

*This is a follow-up Zoom info session from McGill PRO. In this meeting, we will address registration questions following the results of your placement tests and transfer credits, followed by a Q & A session.

Recent events:

McGill PRO (Pre-Registration Orientation)

U0 students

(New students admitted from high school)

U1 students

(New students admitted from Cegep and transfer students)

PDF icon McGill PRO (Music) U0 2022.pdf

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am (Eastern Time US & Canada)

PDF icon McGill PRO (Music) U1 2022.pdf

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am (Eastern Time US & Canada)

  • All newly admitted students who have confirmed their acceptance are invited to attend McGill PRO.
  • McGill PRO is a series of workshops designed to help you navigate course registration and provides you with an opportunity to ask your Academic Advisor questions face-to-face virtually.  Registration tips, program requirement, transfer credits, placement exams are few of the topics that will be discussed at the zoom info sessions. 
  • You are considered a U0 student if you come from high school. 
  • You are considered a U1 student if you have completed, or close to completing a DEC from CEGEP, have completed an IB diploma or French Baccalauréat, or transfer from another music conservatory or university. 
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