The Leath Scholarship is available to all incoming freshman instrumentalists who are interested in the Purdue Bands & Orchestras department. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2016. Please print and send application to:
Purdue University Bands & Orchestras
Elliott Hall of Music, Room 135
712 Third St
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2005
After review of applications, students will be invited to campus Saturday, February 13 for auditions. Scholarship selection is based on audition. After auditions take place, all applicants will be notified by March 1 for scholarship selection. If selected for a scholarship, acceptance must be submitted by May 1. Scholarship amount is $1,000, awarded to approximately 15-25 students.
Please prepare a piece from the ISSMA required list or an advanced level solo (no accompaniment).
If you cannot attend the audition date, please contact Jaclyn Heinz, firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-496-6785.
Auditions will be held during a morning session (9:00am to Noon) and an afternoon session (1:00-4:00pm). Parents and prospective students are encouraged to attend an orientation session (8:00-9:00am or Noon-1:00pm, in the Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 3102AB) before or after the audition. The orientation session will discuss ensemble opportunities at Purdue Bands & Orchestras, as well as additional scholarship information, leadership opportunities, study abroad options, details about the department and more! Student ambassadors will answer any questions you may have and will provide campus tours for all families. They will also be available to network with, and will share their wonderful Purdue Bands & Orchestras experience!