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Scholarships & Audition Requirements

The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance offers several music scholarships. Some of these are competitive awards for music and music therapy majors based on talent and need. Students wishing to major in music or music therapy must first apply and be admitted to Queens. Admission to the school does not guarantee admission to the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. You must fill out the Music Audition and Scholarship Application prior to your audition.

The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance strongly encourages students competing for named scholarships to audition in person on February 20th, 2015. This competition date coincides with Department activities and informative sessions hosted by Music Department faculty and students. Additional audition days designated for named scholarships will be held on January 16, January 23, and February 13, 2015. 

An audition DVD (only DVD format allowed) will be accepted if distance prevents you from auditioning in person. The deadline for distance audition by DVD format is January 20th, 2015. Students submitting a DVD audition will not be considered for scholarship after the January 20 deadline.

Music Scholarships

The Music Department awards music scholarships to deserving prospective music majors, including majors in Music and Music Therapy.  Music scholarships are based on preparation, musical talent, academic achievement, and potential. Music Scholarships range up to $10,000 annually.

Endowed Music Scholarships include the following:

  • Ivan F. Chambers Scholarship
  • Joseph Lammers Scholarship
  • Gutmann Scholarship
  • Ann Vandiver O'Quinn Scholarship
  • Grace Hamrick Scholarship
  • George Stegner Scholarship
  • Mary Kennedy Scholarship

Priority for awarding Music Scholarships will be given to students who audition and interview on campus.

Undergraduate and Adult Undergraduate Audition Requirements

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