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UAB offers many different scholarships for music majors and minors, as well as non-majors participating in UAB band and choral ensembles.

Available music technology scholarships include:

  • Audiostate 55 Music Tech and Jazz Award
  • Stevie Wonder Music Scholarships
  • Music Technology Scholarships

Other music scholarships include:

  • Alys Robinson Stephens Scholarship (Any Music Discipline)
  • Music UAB Scholarships (Instrumental or Voice)
  • James Darrell McAnnally Piano Scholarship
  • Myrtle Jones Steele Piano Scholarship
  • Choral Scholarships
  • Band Scholarships

How to Apply

UAB music scholarships are based on individual auditions before the music faculty. If you are interested in becoming a music major, you should attend one of the department's major audition days, which will automatically allow you to be considered for one or more scholarships.

Next Audition Dates:
FEBRUARY 26, 2017
MARCH 25, 2017


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Please note: The application deadline for the February 26 audition date has been extended to February 17. Scholarship awards may still be available for students attending the March 25 audition date.


About This Major

At the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), students majoring in music technology explore how advances in computer and other technology impact the creation, presentation, and recording of music. Learn more about the music technology major.


Program Requirements

  • 16 hours of music theory/aural skills
  • 5-6 hours of music history and literature
  • 18 hours of music technology
  • 3 hours of advanced theory electives
  • 4 hours of applied lessons
  • Minimum of 6 hours of ensembles

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UAB offers merit awards based on audition of varying amounts for music majors or minors and for non-majors singing in the UAB Choral Ensembles.

Other music scholarships include:

  • Alys Robinson Stephens Scholarship
  • Audiostate 55 Music Tech and Jazz Award
  • James Darrell McAnnally Piano Scholarship
  • Myrtle Jones Steele Piano Scholarship
  • Stevie Wonder Music Scholarships
  • Band Scholarships
  • Music Technology Scholarships

How to Apply

UAB music scholarships are based on individual auditions before the music faculty. If you are interested in becoming a music major, you should attend one of the department's major audition days, which will automatically allow you to be considered for one or more scholarships.

Next Audition Dates:
FEBRUARY 26, 2017
MARCH 25, 2017


APPLY TODAY!


Please note: The application deadline for the February 26 audition date has been extended to February 17. Scholarship awards may still be available for students attending the March 25 audition date.


Vocal Ensembles

UAB has several vocal/choral ensembles:

Additionally, UAB offers opportunities for musical theater.


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UAB offers merit awards based on audition of varying amounts to music majors or minors.

Available piano scholarships include:

  • Myrtle Jones Steele Piano Scholarship
  • James Darrell McAnnally Piano Scholarship
  • Alys Robinson Stephens Scholarship

Other music scholarships include:

  • Audiostate 55 Music Tech and Jazz Award
  • Stevie Wonder Music Scholarships
  • Choral Scholarships
  • Band Scholarships
  • Music Technology Scholarships

How to Apply

UAB music scholarships are based on individual auditions before the music faculty. If you are interested in becoming a music major, you should attend one of the department's major audition days, which will automatically allow you to be considered for one or more scholarships.

Next Audition Dates:
FEBRUARY 26, 2017
MARCH 25, 2017


APPLY TODAY!


Please note: The application deadline for the February 26 audition date has been extended to February 17. Scholarship awards may still be available for students attending the March 25 audition date.


UAB's Undergraduate Music Degrees

The UAB Department of Music offers three bachelors degrees to students:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Applied Music
  • Bachelor of Arts with a Concentration in Music Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts with a Concentration in Music Education — Instrumental or Vocal/Choral

We also offer minors in Music and Music Technology.


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