OCMEA Scholarships

OCMEA offers a scholarship grant to graduating high school seniors who are enrolled as a music major in a college music program. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Attend a school that is a member of OCMEA.

  • Attend college in the fall semester, enrolled as a music major.

  • Successfully complete a juried audition.

Audition Requirements

  • Vocal applicants: perform two songs, one from the Classical or Romantic period, and one of the applicant's choice.

  • Percussion applicants: demonstrate ability on mallet percussion as well as another percussion instrument of the applicant's choice.

  • Piano applicants: perform selections from two contrasting periods.

  • Wind, brass, and string applicants: perform one solo representative of the applicant's performance level.

  • Memorizing is suggested, but not required.

  • Applicant must furnish accompaniment if music performed requires accompaniment.

  • At least two original copies of the music must be furnished to the audition committee.

2022 OCMEA Scholarship Auditions

April 27, 2022
New York Mills UFSD
Festival Chair: Teresa Lovecchio,

Applications for 2022 OCMEA Scholarships are due by Thursday, March 31, 2022.
Link to application: