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Music Scholarship Auditions

Stay involved with music during your college career, and get scholarship funding at the same time. At Erskine, you don’t have to be a music major or minor to receive a music scholarship. Scholarship recipients continue taking private lessons and participate in faculty-led ensembles but are free to pursue whatever major(s) they like.

Students who have earned places in the top All-State ensembles are eligible for a $2500 annual music scholarship. That amount may be increased with an on-campus audition. All other students interested in a scholarship should schedule an audition with music faculty.

The Music Scholarship Application form can be downloaded as a PDF.

View scholarship audition dates and requirements.

Audition Requirements

SINGERS
Prepare two contrasting pieces; one must be in a language other than English.  An accompanist can be provided, or you may bring your own (no pre-recorded accompaniments). Memorized literature is preferred.

PIANISTS
Prepare two contrasting selections or single movements of larger works. Memorized literature is preferred.

ORGANISTS
Prepare two contrasting pieces (memorization is optional)

ALL OTHER INSTRUMENTALISTS
Prepare two contrasting pieces (memorization is optional). An accompanist can be provided, or you may bring your own (no pre-recorded accompaniments).

ACCOMPANISTS
If you require Erskine to provide an accompanist for your audition, you must send a copy of your music at least 2 weeks beforehand.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about literature selection for the audition.

Faculty

Keith Timms

Associate Professor of Music B.S., Erskine College; M.A., Furman University; D.M.A., Shenandoah University Conservatory

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Deborah Caldwell

Assistant Professor of Music B.M.E., Ouachita Baptist University; M.M., Kansas State University; D.M.A., University of Georgia

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Sharalynn Hicks

Assistant Professor of Music  B.Mus., M.Mus., Bob Jones University

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