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Traditional Music Scholarship:

1) What is it?

The Traditional Music scholarship is for those students who are pursuing involvement in traditional music ensembles such as choir, jazz band, or piano ensemble. Scholarships are awarded to students who want to develop music skills, music knowledge, and music appreciation, as well as embrace a Christian worldview for dynamic engagement with community and culture. Scholarships are awarded to students to assist them with their college tuition at Central Christian College of Kansas.

2)How do I audition?

For the scholarship audition there is no specific dress code, but professionalism will communicate the importance of the audition.

  1. For a piano or vocal audition, prospective students must perform two selections from contrasting periods by memory (Baroque, Classical, romantic, 20th Century, Jazz, Musical Theater). For a vocal audition the prospective student may use a cd accompaniment, though a staff accompanist is available if you contact the number above prior to the audition date.
  2. For a jazz band audition, prospective students must perform two jazz selections, two scales, and demonstrate note reading.

3)I have questions, who can I ask about this scholarship process?

  1. Fill out our interest form HERE, you will be contacted promptly from our Admissions team!
  2. Ask the Director of Traditional Music, Dr. Brett Janssen: brett.janssen@centralchristian.edu or (620)241-0723 ext. 372

 

Contemporary Christian Music Scholarship:

1)What is it?

The Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) scholarship is for those students who are pursuing involvement in contemporary music and/or worship music. Scholarships are awarded to students whowant to develop music skills, music knowledge, and music appreciation, as well as embrace a Christian worldview for dynamic engagement with community and culture. Scholarships are awarded to students to assist them with their college tuition at Central Christian College of Kansas.

2)How do I audition?

For the scholarship tryout, please have two songs ready to perform. When choosing songs, make sure to showcase the student’s best skills. The atmosphere of the CCM tryout will be relaxed. There is no specific dress code.
  1. Songwriters should perform at least one of their own original songs.
  2. Bassists, guitarists, drum players, etc. should be ready to play with an instructor at your audition.
  3. Singers may use a CD track.
  4. If the student is in a performing band or worship band they may bring a recording to the audition (example: CD Demo, DVD, YouTube, etc.).
  5. All students should expect an interview process where the instructor will ask the student a series of questions. 
  6. If the student wants to send in a recording for a tryout they must have contacted the CCM Professor (Dr. Jacob Kaufman) for details. 

3)I have questions, who can I ask about this scholarship process?

  1. Fill out our interest form HERE, you will be contacted promptly from our Admissions team!
  2. Ask the Music Department Chair and CCM professor, Dr. Jacob Kaufman: jacob.kaufman@centralchristian.edu or (620)241-0723 ext. 367
 

NOTE: As with any talent or athletic scholarship at Central, policy states that a student can only accept one (1) talent or athletic scholarship offer. They do not "stack" with each other, though one (1) talent or athletic offer can stack with an academic scholarship. Contact our Admissions office for more information.