1. Admissions

Virtual Visits

Virtual Information Sessions and Tours

Whether you just started looking at SFCM or you know our programs well but need a few more details, there is a virtual event for you! 

We offer a general information session virtually every Thursday at 11:00 AM Pacific Time. In this session, an Office of Admission representative will discuss our campus, location, student body, and programs in a webinar format. We also offer virtual tours Monday through Friday through Zoom.

For current applicants, we have numerous sessions covering your big questions. How are the audition requirements different this year? What is the difference between the Composition and the Technology and Applied Composition programs? What is it like to live in San Francisco right now? Register through the link below for all of these sessions.

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Upcoming Virtual Faculty Master Classes, Q&A's, and Class Visits

Applying to SFCM for Spring or Fall 2021? Then these events are for you! Sign up for these FREE virtual events to get to know our faculty, receive advice on preparing your recordings, attend virtual academic and performance classes live, and get answers to your questions about the application process. Upcoming events are below.

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  • Q&A with Scott Foglesong followed by attending Music Theory class

    Monday, NOVEMBER 30, 9:45am PT

    Undergraduate students at SFCM take a sequence of music theory courses to strengthen their perception of common-practice harmonic language. See a sample of these courses by attending MMT 112 First-Year Music Theory, which covers voice-leading, cadences, harmonization, and more! This course is taught by Chair of Music Theory and Musicianship, Scott Foglesong. Office of Admission staff will be present to answer questions at the start of the event.

    Sign up for the event

Other Virtual Opportunities

Schedule an Individual Call Time

Prospective students are invited to schedule an individual call time with an Office of Admission staff member. Before scheduling, we recommend reading through the Admissions section of our website and attending the virtual information session detailed above. This will help you focus your questions and topics for the call.

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Schedule a Trial Lesson

Many of our faculty are available for prospective student lessons throughout the academic year with advance notice. Juniors and Seniors in high school or college are welcome to reach out to the faculty to schedule a virtual lesson. Please reach out to them directly via the contact information on their faculty profiles, or reach out to the Office of Admission. If applying to study at the Conservatory for Spring or Fall 2021, we recommend reaching out to the faculty after you have submitted your application.

Note that due to COVID-19, trial lessons may not be held in person. All trial lessons must be done virtually.

Book a Virtual Visit for Your School

High school and other youth organization group visits must be coordinated through the Office of Admission. These visits will not be scheduled in person for before July 2021 due to COVID-19 measures. Please complete the form linked below to request a visit. Jason Lawrence, Associate Director of Admission, will be in touch.

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2020-21 Virtual College Fairs

This fall, SFCM will be participating in multiple virtual college fairs, information sessions, and master classes. All times listed are in Pacific Time. Closed fairs and invite-only events are not detailed below. To ensure you receive information for those events, please complete our Request Information Form.

November 12 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Performing Arts Fair 4 (Pre-register for SFCM here)
November 23 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Performing Arts Fair 5 (Pre-register for SFCM here)
Three SFCM students out in San Francisco