Department of Music:
Scholarships

 

*Within each subject, scholarships and awards are listed in ascending order of class (freshmen through graduating seniors)*

 

Music

Musical Theatre

 

General Information

  • Department of Music Merit Scholarships are awarded independent of financial need.
  • They are granted to both prospective and continuing students who demonstrate exceptional talent, artistic and academic achievement, and potential for growth.
  • Merit Scholarships may be renewed depending on the specifications of each scholarship.
  • Merit scholarships are credited toward tuition.
  • Performing Arts Awards, separate from scholarships, are also granted independent of financial need.
    • They are paid directly to graduating students chosen on the basis of exceptional talent and demonstrated achievement at Geneseo.
  • All prospective students who, following an audition/interview taken prior to March 1, are admitted to the Department of Music and meet the qualifications for any of the scholarships listed will automatically be considered.
  • Prospective students who are offered a scholarship will be notified shortly after April 1 and must accept their awards and admission to the college no later than May 1.
  • Continuing students will be notified of their awards shortly after May 1.
  • Audition/interview requirements for scholarships, which may be described below, are explained in detail in a brochure Interviews and Auditions at Geneseo. For further information, or to schedule an audition, write to:
Secretary, Department of Music
SUNY Geneseo
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
or call (585) 245-5824 any business day during the hours 8:30 to 12 noon, or 1:30-3:30 PM.

 

 


Music Scholarships and Awards

  • Wilbur H., Florence, and Lucille Wright Endowed Scholarship in Music
    • $600. available biennially (even years) to a freshman Music Major who plans to teach
  • Spencer J. Roemer Endowed Scholarship in Vocal Music
    • $1000. to a freshman Music Major in the Performance Option-Voice
  • Friends of Music Scholarships in Music
    • $500. - $1000. scholarships to Music Majors in the Performance Option
  • Robert and Jeanette McClellan Endowed Scholarships in Music
    • $500.- $1000. scholarships to Music Majors in the Performance Option
  • Hubert and Gertrude Chanler Endowed Scholarships in Music
    • $500.- $1000. and 1 $500. scholarships to Music Majors in the Performance Option
  • Friends of Music Award in Music
    • $500. to a graduating senior for academic excellence and service to music

 

 


Musical Theatre Scholarships and Awards

  • Judi M. Houston Memorial Scholarship in Musical Theatre
    • $500. to a continuing student with outstanding interest and potential in Musical Theatre
  • Daryl Hanson Memorial Award in Musical Theatre
    • $500. to a graduating senior for outstanding service in Musical Theatre

 

 

 

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