Scholarship Auditions

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Students interested in pursing a degree in music are encouraged to audition for a UWMC Music Scholarship.

Scholarship Auditions for the 2016 academic year will take place on Sunday, February 28, 2016.

Please email Dr. Timothy Buchholz to set up a scholarship audition time.

Audition Requirements


Prepare two contrasting vocal pieces with piano accompaniment. At least one should be a classical aria or art song. The second may be from the musical theater repertoire. You may bring your own accompanist, otherwise, one will be provided for you. 

Wind and String Instruments

Prepare two pieces in contrasting styles and be prepared to demonstrate your knowledge of scales.

Piano and Guitar

Prepare two contrasting pieces of moderate difficulty.


Prepare both a snare solo and a mallet solo.

Additional Jazz Scholarship Auditions

Prepare two contrasting jazz standards and a 12-bar blues. Be prepared to improvise on the blues and at least one of the standards.