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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Auditions and Scholarships

Students who have an interest in applying for a University scholarship should apply for K-State admission and scholarships.

Auditions

An audition is required both to enter a studio (percussion, voice, piano, cello, etc.) and to receive a scholarship from the school.

You are welcome and encouraged to apply for both vocal and instrumental scholarships, but to do so you must complete both applications. 

High School Seniors interested in attending K-State as a music major or minor and in applying for scholarship consideration are encouraged to participate in one of the several music audition days. Students who wish to do so may audition for our artist faculty at that time.

Instrumental Audition Days

November 8, 2018
Part of Careers in Music and Future Music Educators Day

January 26, 2019
Part of the Concert Band Clinic
(Woodwinds, brass, and percussion)

February 9, 2019
All areas of the Music Program other than voice.
(Voice applicants, see above for pre-screening application)

Apply for Instrumental Auditions and scholarships

Instrumental Audition Requirements

Vocal Auditions

The final Scholarship Audition Day is February 8, 2019  (by invitation only)

Application Information for Vocal Auditions and Scholarships

Music Scholarships

A number of strictly music scholarships are available to music majors. They are awarded on the basis of successful performance achievements and scholarly potential. The awards are renewable throughout the undergraduate tenure pending suitable grade point average and performance levels.

DivisionsEmailAudition Information
BandsDr. Frank TraczClick Here
ChoirsDr. Julie Yu-OppenheimClick Here
JazzDr. Wayne GoinsClick Here
KeyboardDr. David C. PickeringClick Here
StringsDr. Cora CooperClick Here
VoiceDr. Reginald PittmanClick Here
Winds and PercussionDr. Steven MaxwellClick Here
 
Ensemble Scholarship for Non-Music Majors

A number of scholarships are available to non-music majors based on program needs and student availability. 

DivisionsEmailAudition Information
BandsDr. Frank TraczClick Here
ChoirsDr. Julie Yu-OppenheimClick Here
StringsDr. Cora CooperClick Here