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Kansas Wesleyan University

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Requirements: 

 Voice Division 

  • One Classical solo is required, in any language, preferably memorized. 
  • A second solo is encouraged, with preference given to musical theatre or classical in a foreign language. 
  • Piano score in PDF form must be sent to Dr. Gustavo do Carmo ([email protected]) at least 2 weeks before competition date. 
  • You will have a rehearsal slot with Dr. do Carmo the day of competition. 

Winds & Percussion Division 

  • One solo from your instrument’s standard repertoire must be performed to be eligible for full scholarship. You may contact the KWU Dept. of Music with repertoire questions. 
  • If piano accompaniment is required, you must send a PDF copy of your score to Dr. Gustavo do Carmo ([email protected]) at least 2 weeks before competition date. 
  • You will have a rehearsal slot with Dr. do Carmo the day of competition. 

Strings Division 

  • One solo from your instrument’s standard repertoire must be performed to be eligible for full scholarship. You may contact the KWU Dept. of Music with repertoire questions. 
  • If piano accompaniment is required, you must send a PDF copy of your score to Dr. Gustavo do Carmo ([email protected]) at least 2 weeks before competition date. 
  • You will have a rehearsal slot with Dr. do Carmo the day of competition. 

Selection of Scholarship Winners 

  1. Entrants will compete only against other performers in their division (Winds & Percussion, Strings, Voice). 
  2. To be eligible for the 100% tuition scholarship, instrumental students must perform a solo work for their instrument (accompanied or unaccompanied), vocal students must perform one classical vocal solo in any language (though 2 would be preferred). 
  3. Instrumental students who perform their district/all-state ensemble audition materials are eligible for discretionary scholarships.  
  4. Vocal students who perform assigned warm-ups are eligible for discretionary scholarships. 
  5. Students will be contacted via their listed email with the audition schedule approximately 1 week before the competition. 
  6. Students should expect a short interview with the faculty after their performance 
  7. If requesting accompaniment, please contact Dr. Gustavo do Carmo ([email protected]) before the signup deadline with your needs & a PDF of your score; you will have a 15-minute rehearsal time with Dr. do Carmo upon arrival on KWU campus. 

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