C-N Music Department Full-Tuition Scholarship CompetitionWhen: Jan 26, 2013 (all day)
Where: Tarr Music Center
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.