Music Scholarship Competition

Virtual Submissions Only (youtube link or file upload)

Guest Judge: Dr. Steven Errante, Professor at UNCW Department of Music and the Conductor of Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

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Application Guidelines and Eligibility

  • Participant must be a full-time returning student or incoming freshman seeking an Associate in Fine Arts degree in Music at Coastal Carolina Community College.
  • Eligible instruments include voice, piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and classical guitar.
  • Voice, piano and guitar participants should perform from memory.
  • Upload two separate pieces contrasting in style and musical eras. They can be accompanied by a live or pre-recorded accompaniment or unaccompanied.
  • Each performance will be provided 5-8 minutes (to include both pieces).
  • Winners must take classes toward completion of the degree in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.

Awards

First Place Award

Full tuition for both Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters only. No financial aid will be awarded for summer terms. Financial award will be placed in student’s Coastal account. No funds will be given directly to student, and student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to receive second semester award.

Second Place Award

Half tuition for both Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters only. No financial aid will be awarded for summer terms. Financial award will be placed in student’s Coastal account. No funds will be given directly to student, and student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to receive second semester award.

All decisions are final, and winners will be notified within one week.

Location and Time

Virtual Submissions only, Complete the application form and upload your video submissions.

Application Due Date is Monday, April 27.

Judges

Guest Judge: Dr. Steven Errante, Professor at UNCW Department of Music and the Conductor of Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
Dr. Ayumi Nakamae, Music Instructor, Coastal Carolina Community College
Dr. James Schmidt, Music Instructor, Coastal Carolina Community College
Dr. Lindsey Jacob, Music Instructor, Coastal Carolina Community College

Deadline for Applications is Monday, April 27.

All applications should be submitted to:
Dr. Ayumi Nakamae, Music Competition Chair
NakamaeA@coastalcarolina.edu
Humanities and Fine Arts Division
444 Western Boulevard
Jacksonville, North Carolina 28546