- Accepted into the program
- Conditionally accepted:
- The student may re-audition on another
scheduled audition or jury day
- The student must pass the audition
within one year, or not be accepted as a music major
- Not accepted. A student who auditions and
is not accepted as a music major:
- May audition only once more
- May select music as a minor
Barbara LaFrance Scholarship
The Barbara Shakespeare LaFrance Scholarship will be awarded to a music major (preferably a pianist) who is from Massachusetts. The successful applicant will be a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and will be selected through audition. Should no music major from Massachusetts satisfy the requirements the scholarship will be open to 1) a pianist from any state or country; then 2) any music major, vocal or instrumental, from any state or country. If, there is not a candidate with a major in music, an exceptional student with a minor in music and who meets other criteria, may be considered.
Elsie P. Johnson Music Fund
This fund was established through a bequest from the estate of Elsie P. Johnson. This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior with a major in music, preferably with a concentration in music education. Acceptance will be based on an essay (topic is the philosophy of teaching music), an audition, and overall GPA.
Frieda Rand Music Endowment Fund for Performance Studies
Income from the Frieda Rand Music Endowment Fund is used to benefit music majors with their performance studies fees for private lessons as required by the Music Department. The students who wish to receive an award must be matriculated and are required to audition; all vocalists and instrumentalists are eligible to audition; a student may be full time or part time, and may be a repeat recipient. Preference will be given to a student(s) who demonstrates financial need.
Scholarship Applications and Auditions
Online application may be found at https://bridgew.academicworks.com. Students requiring accompanists must contact the department accompanist, as soon as possible to set up rehearsals.
For additional information on scholarship
auditions, to schedule an audition, or if there are any questions concerning the suitability of
audition material, contact contact the
scholarships coordinator via email (preferred) at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (508) 531-1877.