Scholarship Audition Form

Scholarship auditions for incoming music students who would like to receive scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year will be held on:

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 and Saturday, February 8, 2014

There are two kinds of music scholarships:  Departmental Scholarships and Ensemble Scholarships.

  • Departmental Scholarships are for music majors and music minors only.  The form below is for these auditions.
  • Ensemble Scholarships are available to all students.  Students interested in Ensemble Scholarships ONLY (not a music major or minor) do not need to fill out the form below.  See this link for more information.

For Departmental Scholarships, please be aware of the following requirements:

  • Students must have been accepted by the university prior to auditioning (apply here).
  • Students must have submitted the university Financial Aid application prior to auditioning.
  • Students are encouraged to also fill out the FAFSA (Federal Financial Aid form).
  • Students receiving scholarships MUST be enrolled as full-time students during the semester(s) for which they receive music scholarships.
  • Students receiving music scholarships MUST be enrolled in at least one ensemble during the semester(s) for which they receive music scholarships.
  • Students receiving departmental scholarships MUST declare a music major or music minor.  (Ensemble scholarships are available to all students; see this link.)


Auditions will take place in the Roberts Recital Hall on the UAH campus.  See this link for directions to Roberts Hall.

What to Perform:

Vocalists should prepare two pieces in contrasting styles selected from standard classical vocal repertoire. A foreign language piece is preferred, but not required. Singers must have an accompanist (contact the Music Department if you need help arranging for an accompanist). Students will be asked to sight-read as part of the audition. Instrumentalists should prepare two pieces (or etudes) in contrasting styles. One of these may be from the All-State Band or Orchestra audition list.Instrumentalists should also be prepared to play all major scales, the A melodic minor scale, and the C harmonic minor scale. An accompanist is welcome, but not required. Music Majors:
Two pieces in contrasting styles, performed by memory from standard classical repertoire for solo piano (Ex. Bach “Prelude and Fugue” from The Well-Tempered Clavier, or a single movement of a Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven Piano Sonata)
Music Minors :
Two pieces in contrasting styles, performed by memory from the standard intermediate classical repertoire for solo piano (Ex. Bach “Two-Part Invention”; Clementi-“Sonatinas”, Chopin “Mazurka”)

Music Theory Exam:

All students will be given a music theory placement exam at the end of their audition. This exam includes time signatures, key signatures, intervals, chords, and scales in treble and bass clef.

Please fill out the form below to sign up for an audition time for Departmental Scholarship Auditions.

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