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Spring Open House on February 4, 2012

McNally Smith College of Music will host its Spring Open House on Saturday, February 4, 2012. The Open House gives prospective and current students, parents, and other visitors a chance to visit the school and meet with faculty, staff, and students. Featuring events taking place on- and off-campus, this year’s Open House offers everyone a piece of the McNally Smith student experience.

Open House Schedule:

Events begin at 10:00 a.m. and are held on the McNally Smith campus at 19 Exchange Street E. in downtown St. Paul.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Studio complex demonstrations in the McKern Complex
  • Departments represented in 2nd floor classrooms
  • Admissions, Financial Aid, Housing, Career Services, and Student Affairs represented in 1st floor atrium
  • Auditions: Contact your Admissions representative to schedule a time (651.361.3460)
  • Refreshments and performances in 3rd floor Sound Bite Café
  • Residence hall and campus tours

Auditorium

  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Presentations by Division Chairs, Student Affairs, Career Services, Financial Aid, and Residence Life
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Faculty/student performance

Café

  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Hip-Hop/Composition performance
  • 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Hip-Hop demonstration
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Songwriting & Composition demonstration

Classroom Demonstration

  • 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.: Guitar master classes – bring your acoustic or electric guitar to this class, hosted by McNally Smith Guitar faculty. To register, email Guitar Department Head Joe Elliott (joe.elliott@mcnallysmith.edu).

People to See

Faculty and administration are available to visit with and answer any of your questions throughout the day. They can be found:

  • Admissions – 1st floor Atrium
  • Financial Aid – 1st floor Atrium
  • Housing – 1st floor Atrium
  • Student Affairs – 1st floor Atrium
  • Bass – Room 201
  • Liberal Arts – 202
  • Music Business – 204
  • Percussion – 207
  • Keyboard – 244
  • Strings – 244
  • Brass & Woodwinds – 226
  • Guitar – 228
  • Voice – 230
  • Music Production/Technology – McKern Studio Complex
  • Hip-Hop – McKern Studio Complex
  • Composition & Songwriting – Sound Bite Café

Guided Tours

Meet your tour guide (bright blue T-shirt) in the ground level lobby by the Tour sign.

Tours will depart at the times below:

  • 10:30 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m.
  • 12:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Tours

Meet your tour guide (bright blue T-shirt) in the ground level lobby by the Tour sign.

Tours will depart at the times below:

  • 12:00 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m.
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