Non-Music Major Scholarships

Are you considering enrolling in Roberts, but not as a Music Major? Are you in the band, orchestra, or choir in your high school? Did you know that you do not have to be a Music Major at Roberts to participate in both our large and small ensembles?

We have Non-Music Major Ensemble Scholarships Available!

  • Scholarships awarded based on skill level and our need for the instrument in our ensembles.
  • Auditions are on Admissions Preview Days:
           -Wednesday, November 11, 2020
           -Saturday, February 6, 2021
           -Saturday, March 20, 2021
           -Saturday, April 12, 2021
  • To sign up for an audition, please complete this form
  • Scholarships will be awarded once you've completed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • If you have any questions, contact Auditions Coordinator Katie O'Donnell at or 585-594-6101

What to Expect at the Audition Day

  • All instrumentalists will audition with Professor Paul Shewan.
  • All vocalists will audition with Professor Adam Potter.
  • Please note we do not provide an accompanist for non-major auditions.
  • It's a non-intimidating atmosphere, so don't be nervous!
  • Come prepared to play or sing a current piece of NYSSMA level 5 or 6 solo music you've been working on and one or two scales.
  • The audition will take less than 10 minutes.