Post-High School Orchestra/Music

UNO School of Music Auditions

Seniors! If you plan to pursue music/audition for scholarships at UNO, the deadline is March 2!

See this link for more information and to apply.

UNO will hold auditions Feb. 19 and March 2, although you can also schedule alternate times. See me if you need repertoire or need help preparing.

Kansas State Scholarship Auditions

Major academic scholarships may be available if you apply by the academic scholarship priority deadline!! Apply for Academic, Music, Theatre, and Dance Scholarships by Feb. 1

Although you can apply at any time, our priority deadline for academic scholarships is February 1. Academic scholarships can be significant depending upon grades or test scores; up to $22,000 for Kansas students and $65,000 for non-Kansans.

All students (majors, minors, and non-majors) interested in scholarships should submit the short form below. The priority deadline for music, theatre, and dance scholarships is February 1. These annual scholarships are in addition to academic scholarships and typically range between $2,000 to $24,000 over four years. Scholarships are also available for students who perform in our music ensembles like orchestra, choir, and the marching band regardless of major.

Live Audition Dates

Wind instruments and Percussion
Thursday, February 1
Thursday, February 1
Thursday, February 1
Saturday, February 3
Tuesday, January 23
Thursday, February 2
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UNK All-State Orchestra Camp 

UNK Music is excited to hold its annual UNK All-State Orchestra Camp on Saturday, August 19, 2023 (8:30am – 5:00pm). The camp is open to string students (rising 8th to 12th grades). Participants in this event will have opportunities to work with UNK music faculty and a guest clinician in multiple sessions, including: All-State excerpts prep, orchestra rehearsals, masterclass, college audition prep, performances, and more.

The registration deadline is Monday, August 14. We hope you will encourage your students to save the date and join us for an event of music learning and great activities. For more information and registration:


Undergraduate scholarship auditions:

Hoff Family Arts & Culture Performing Arts Scholarship

We are thrilled to announce a scholarship opportunity for graduating high school seniors intending to pursue a course of study within Art, Music, Theater, Dance, or Culinary Arts. In 2023, PACE will award approximately two local students with a Hoff Family Arts & Culture Performing Arts Scholarship. This scholarship is transferable to any two-year or four-year educational institution, certificate program, or professional training program. The annual award ceiling of the scholarship will be $10,000 and the individual maximum award will be $5,000.

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UNK music scholarship auditions are fast approaching.  These auditions are for music majors or music minors.

Concordia University

A limited number of full-tuition scholarships are awarded each year to students intending to major in music and who demonstrate outstanding musical skill and potential. Applications and auditions are due October 31

Students may begin their application and submit their video audition by visiting the Full-Tuition Music Scholarship Application.

Video auditions should include two pieces and total no more than 10 minutes. The two pieces must be of two different or contrasting styles. Further details on the video audition can also be found by visiting the Full-Tuition Music Scholarship Application.

Also, if you have yet to do so, please visit Concordia’s website to see their new $17 million Music facility which will open in the coming months.

Other Resources

Here is a list of some websites that list possible scholarships for string players: