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2017–2018 Auditions & Scholarships

Scholarships in band, orchestra, choir and voice, and keyboard instruments are available by audition. Scholarship auditions are held in the Tom & Peggy Wright Music Building on the SFA campus at several scheduled times during the fall and spring semester. In the event of conflicts, special audition times may be arranged.

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Audition Dates for Fall 2017 enrollment

Composition

  • portfolio review and audition by arrangement

In addition to an interview, composition majors will also audition in a performance area, but this will be arranged by Dr. Lias. You do NOT need to complete the online audition application. Contact Dr. Lias with any question at slias@sfasu.edu.

Guitar

all majors/minors:

  • January 27-28 (register by January 20)
  • February 24-25 (register by February 17)
  • April 1 (register by March 25)

Lumberjack Marching Band

majors other than music:

  • February 25 (register by February 20)
  • March 3-4 (register by February 27)

Keyboard

all majors/minors:

  • February 17-18 (register by February 10)
  • March 3-4 (register by February 24)

Sound Recording Technology (SRT)

  • audition by arrangement

SRT applicants in applied voice should audition according to the Vocal/Choral schedule.

Strings

all majors/minors:

  • February 18 (register by February 11)
  • March 25 (register by March 18)

Vocal/Choral

music majors:

  • February 25 (register by February 24)
  • March 4 (register by March 3)
  • April 1 (register by March 31)

Wind/Brass/Percussion

incoming freshmen music majors “Premium Scholarship” auditions:

  • February 17-18 (registration deadline: February 13 or when schedule is filled)

all majors (freshmen and transfers):

  • March 25 (registration deadline: March 20 or when schedule is filled)

Contact the appropriate coordinator and applied faculty member, if you are unable to audition on the listed dates.

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Area Coordinators
Applied Faculty

Audition Preparation

View area requirements regarding undergraduate auditions.

Scholarship Eligibility

Students must meet the entrance requirements of the University and must not have accepted a scholarship from another university.

scholarships are awarded in all areas of study in the School of Music to qualified students, and in some areas, to both majors and non-majors.

Additional Aid

Several forms of financial aid are available to students. This aid may be received in the form of a direct scholarship, grant, loan, college work-study job, or a combination of these programs. Students are encouraged to review additional scholarships offered through the university for which they may well qualify. Some scholarships are based on class rank or transferring college GPA. Most applications for university scholarships must be filed with the Office of Student Financial Assistance no later than February 1.