Current Music Student Scholarship Information

Auditions and Interviews for the 2015-2016 scholarship year will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 (see below for more information).

Applicants must be full-time students – 12 units minimum  

Scholarship Map

Important Dates

January 2, 2015

  • Scholarship Applications open for the University and the Department of Music and Theatre

February 15, 2015

  • Music and Theatre Department Scholarship Application is due and required for all students interested in a Music & Theatre scholarship   
  • University Scholarship Application is due and is mandatory for all current students (scholarship verification must be submitted at the time of your audition or interview). It is recommended that each student submits a letter of recommendation with their University Scholarship application in addition to completing an audition/interview/portfolio. By doing so, it opens up other university scholarship opportunities other than what the department has to offer.
NOTE: Applications will not be accepted after February 15. Students submitting late applications will not be considered for university scholarships and will not be able to audition or interview for a Music Department scholarship.

January 27, 2015

  • Request for Live Auditions and Interviews must be submitted by Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Sign up using the MUTA Audition/Interview Request & Submission Form starting January 2, 2015. You will be notified of your assigned meeting time via email.
  • Students interested in a Music Industry or Recording Arts scholarship do not need to audition. Music Industry or Recording Arts scholarships are based on interviews only. Interview times will be assigned via email. Please check your email.

January 30, 2015

  • If you are studying abroad or otherwise unable to attend the live auditions/interviews, all video and audio recorded auditions must be submitted by Friday January 30, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. to be fully considered. To do so, use the MUTA Audition/Interview Request & Submission Form starting January 2, 2015.

January 31, 2015

  • Auditions and interviews will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015 - No verification no audition/interview.
  • Instrumental: PAC 132 
    • Woodwinds: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    • Brass and String Bass: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • Percussion: 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
    • Jazz Winds and Rhythm Section (kit, bass, guitar, piano): 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. 
    • Guitar: 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Piano: PAC 244 - 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Vocal: PAC 138 – 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Recording Arts and Music Industry Interviews: PAC 136 – Check your email for scheduled times 

Important Forms

  • Music and Theatre Department Scholarship Application
  • University Scholarship Application

Scholarship Audition & Interview Guidelines

Interview and audition map


Recording Arts Students

The Raymond Barker Recording Arts scholarship is open for a student in the Recording Arts Option who shows scholastic excellence, creativity, passion for the recording arts, and works well with others. For more information about this RA Scholarship click here.

If you have questions regarding your audition/interview, please contact:

Have general scholarship questions? Contact Joe Alexander, Chair of the Scholarship Committee: jalexander@csuchico.edu