Music Performance Scholarships

Music Performance Scholarships are awarded through competitive audition for participation in the college's vocal and instrumental ensembles. For singers, these comprise Oriana Singers and the Roanoke College Choir and the for instrumentalists, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble. They may be renewed year-to-year based on satisfactory performance.

Typically, auditions are held in the late fall, winter and early spring and on announced dates. Accepted students are notified of audition dates and then may select the day and time that best fits their circumstances. Scholarship amounts are awarded up to $2,500.

For any student who is selected to an All-State Choir, the audition is waived. Be sure to let us know if you qualify for this scholarship.

Music Performance Scholarship Auditions Schedule (2017/2018)

October 7
October 9
November 10
November 11
December 1
January 19
February 5
March 24
April 21

If you are unable to audition on one of the announced dates, it might be possible to audition while on campus at another time. Please contact Dr. Joseph Blaha (Bands) or Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg (Choirs) to schedule an audition.  Please make contact TWO weeks before coming to campus.  While every attempt will be made to accommodate individual schedules, an audition cannot be guaranteed.  Students should also complete and submit the online form. 

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