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Music Scholarship Auditions

Qualified students may audition for scholarships on all wind, brass, percussion, woodwind, string and keyboard instruments, and voice. Additional assistance in the form of Participation Awards are available for the Marching Band and Pep Bands.

Members of the "Pride of the Plains" Marching Band receive Participation Awards for their enrollment. Currently, the amount for wind players is $400. Drum-Line and Color Guard receive a $500 award. Those students who participate in Basketball Pep Bands receive an additional award of $225.00 for each band in which they participate. 

Click here to download the 2017-2018 Scholarship Auditions brochure

Click here to complete the Online Music Scholarship Audition Application

Audition Dates

Weekly when school is in session: Fridays throughout the semester
     Vocal at 1:00 p.m. and Instrumental at 2:00 p.m.
     Please use the Comment box on the application, or call the Music Department at 620-235-4466, to request this option..

Friday, February 9, 2018 Audition Day
     Auditions for all areas
If you need to schedule an appointment at a time other than these, please call the Music Department at 620-235-4466.

Schedule for Feb. 9, 2018

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
     Check-in and Refreshments
     McCray Hall Lobby

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
     Welcome and Introductions
     by the Department Chairperson

9:30 - 10 a.m.
     Meet Student Advisory Council

10 a.m.

Audition Guidelines 

 The following guidelines have been designed to assist you with your preparation for your scholarship audition. Students always seem to have questions about "what is appropriate for an audition?" We hope that this outline will answer these questions for you and help you to better prepare for your audition.

If you have any questions that have not been answered in this material, please do not hesitate to call the Pittsburg State University Music Office at 620-235-4466.