Please scroll down for information about auditioning for scholarships funded through the Lower Columbia College Foundation, or to become a member of LCC's Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble or Concert Choir.


Music Scholarships

Lower Columbia College Foundation offers music scholarships to students who qualify. Auditions are reqiured.

Application Schedule

Applications for music scholarships funded through the LCC Foundation are accepted once per year, typically in February, for the following year.

  • The 2017-18 Scholarship Application period closed on April 16, 2017. Please see LCC Scholarships for details.

Audition Requirements

Auditions for 2017-18 music scholarships are now over. When scholarships are open, students need to:

  • Come prepared to perform a solo, song, or etude.
  • Piano accompaniment is not required and may not be provided.

Symphonic Band Auditions

All incoming members must audition for entry. Please contact Symphonic Band Director Rob Davis for audition time and date (contact info. below).

Audition Requirements:

  • Two-octave ascending and descending major scales in all keys up to 4 sharps and 4 flats.
  • Two short, contrasting works of your choice (may be études, solos or portions thereof, orchestral excerpts, etc.).
  • Sight Reading.

  Learn more about Symphonic Band.


Jazz Ensemble Auditions

All incoming members must audition for entry. Please contact Jazz Ensemble Director Ryan Meagher for audition time and date (contact info. below).

Audition Requirements:

  • Two-octave scale of the director's choice (major scales, melodic minor scales, blues scale, harmonic minor scale, etc)
  • Two short, contrasting works of your choice (may be études, transcribed solos or portions thereof, improvising over a set of chord changes etc.)
  • Sight reading

  Learn more about Jazz Ensemble.


Choir Auditions

All incoming members must audition for entry. Please contact Choir Director Gina Challed for audition time and date (contact info. below).

Audition Requirements

  • Two-octave scale of your choice.
  • Two short, contrasting works of your choice (approx. 32 bars). May be solos (classical or musical theatre), or choral music selections.

  Learn more about Choir.


Contact Music Programs

  Gina Challed, Choral Director

 360.442.2681
 gchalled@lowercolumbia.edu

  Rob Davis, Chair of Performing & Visual Arts

  360.442.2680
  rdavis@lowercolumbia.edu

  Ryan Meagher, Jazz Ensemble Director

 rmeagher@lowercolumbia.edu

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