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C-N Music Department Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition

When: Jan 26, 2013 (all day)

Where: Tarr Music Center

Details:

Scholarships available in a Band Instrument, Voice, Piano, Organ, Strings.

ELIGIBILITY: Any high school senior (or graduate who has not attended college) planning to major in music

AWARDS: Five full-tuition scholarships, awarded to one winner in each category*. Other music and academic scholarship award packages for those who participate in the competition

APPLICATION CHECKLIST (submit application materials by January 21, 2013):

❏ Notify the Music Department of intent to audition. 865-471-3328

❏ Apply for Admission to Carson-Newman College. Applications on-line.

❏ Complete FAFSA on-line.

 ❏ Complete the Music Scholarship Audition Form on-line.

❏ Prepare for the audition according to the following guidelines (professional dress is recommended):

Woodwind & Brass: major and chromatic scales, etude or solo with contrasting styles, and sight-reading.

Percussion: solos or etudes for snare, mallets, and/or timpani, and sight-reading.

Strings: Three octaves-scales of choice with arpeggios (two octaves for Double bass), Etude or Caprice, any solo or concert piece that best represents playing ability at audition time; Memorization recommended; not required.

Vocal: two selections, from two different style periods, in the classical idiom, all performed from memory. Carson-Newman will provide an accompanist if you notify the music department in advance.

Piano or Organ: two selections (three for performance majors) representing different style periods. Pianists should perform all selections from memory.

 ❏ Participate in the Scholarship Competition on January 26, 2013.

STIPULATIONS: * Results will be announced within two weeks. Inclement weather will delay that announcement.  The recipients of the awards must attend Carson-Newman College as a music major. The Carson-Newman Music Department reserves the right not to award scholarships. The decision of the competition judges is final. A brief, basic music theory exam is a component of the audition. It would be helpful to review treble and bass clef note names, rhythmic values, time signatures, major and minor scales, and key signatures.

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