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Audition Information

Be prepared to perform two contrasting works or movements. (10 minutes total) It is recommended that instrumentalists prepare and memorize all major scales. Memorization of solos is not required, but is preferred for piano and voice. Percussionists may perform on up to three instruments. There will be a short sight-reading test, a brief ear training test, and a theory test. A typical audition piece consists of a WSMA class A solo or other comparable work. For voice students performance in more than one language is desirable.

Scholarships

Scholarships for students may be awarded to incoming music majors. A minimum GPA of 3.0 and an ACT score of at least 20 is required to be eligible for a music scholarship. You must be admitted to UW-GB before you can be accepted as a music major.

Audition dates this year for scholarships effectively starting in the 2014 - 2015 academic year are:

  • February 7, 2014
  • March 7, 2014
  • April 4, 2014

Scholarship auditions are held in Studio Arts B-103 (Band Room)

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To Apply For Music Major or Minor Admission and Music Scholarships

  1. Complete a University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Music Admission and Scholarship Application
  2. Have a copy of your high school transcript sent to us.
  3. Obtain a letter of recommendation from a music teacher familiar with you musical ability and leadership potential. Emails are acceptable for this purpose. Additional letters of reference are acceptable. (For students auditioning on band instruments, one letter should be with your present school band director. For voice students, one letter should be from your present school choral director.)
  4. Send all materials at least two weeks prior to the audition to:
    Professor Kevin Collins or Professor Adam Gaines
    Music Admission and Scholarship Coordinators
    University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
    Theatre Hall 331, 2420 Nicolet Drive
    Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
    Phone: (920) 465-2635 or (920) 465-2440
    Email : collinsk@uwgb.edu or gainesa@uwgb.edu

Please feel free to contact Professor Collins or Gaines with inquiries and concerns regarding the audition process.

Notification:

Applicants will be notified of audition results within two weeks of the audition date.


Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Please visit the UW-Green Bay Financial Aid website for more information.

For continuing Music students, please complete and submit the Continuing Music Major Scholarship Form.


Plan Ahead Financially

See the current estimated cost of attending UW-Green Bay.