Scholarship Auditions

Thank you for your interest in a music performing scholarship at North Carolina State University. In order to complete your application and be given full consideration for an award, the Department of Music requests that you submit a link to a video (either a private YouTube video or a shared video upload on Google Drive) showing a performance by you on your primary instrument.

  1. Video must include no more than five minutes of solo music (with or without accompaniment) that best demonstrates your musical abilities.
  2. Videos should show the entire performer in the picture (pianists should be sure to include a view of the pedals).
  3. Wind players must include a performance of the chromatic scale over the range of their instrument
  4. Wind players, pianists, and guitarists must include a performance of any four major scales.
  5. Vocalists should include two contrasting songs.
  6. Instrumentalists interested in being considered for a jazz scholarship should include three courses of F blues using the mp3 at this link as your accompaniment.

If you have questions regarding the video audition, contact music-info@ncsu.edu. Please note that video submissions will only be accepted as web links here and should not be submitted as email attachments.

Alby Rose Marching Band Scholarship applicants

In order to complete your application and be given full consideration for an award, the Department of Music requests that you submit a link to a video (either a private YouTube video or a shared video upload on Google Drive) showing a performance by you on your marching band instrument.

  1. Video must include no more than five minutes of solo music (with or without accompaniment) that best demonstrates your musical abilities.
  2. Videos should show the entire performer in the picture.
  3. Wind players must include a performance of the chromatic scale over the range of their instrument and any four major scales.