Important dates and to do’s:
- Apply for admission to Rider by January 15, 2023
- Westminster Choir College Organ Scholarship Competition takes place on February 4, 2023
- Scholarship recipients have until May 1, 2023 to confirm their admission to Rider University.
Win a full-tuition scholarship to Westminster Choir College
Full-tuition scholarships will be awarded to up to six undergraduate students who pursue the following degree programs within Westminster Choir College of Rider University.*
- Bachelor of Music in Music Education, organ primary
- Bachelor of Arts in Music, organ primary (concentration in Sacred Music, Music Theory, Music History, or other)
Students must select organ as their primary instrument, with the option to use piano or voice as a second primary instrument (separate audition required for voice primary).
How to apply
Interested students must apply for admission to Rider University by January 15, 2023 in either the Music, B.A.M- Organ or Music Education- Organ programs.
Applicants must then attend Westminster’s Undergraduate Audition Day on February 4, 2023. Auditions will be held in Gill Memorial Chapel.
- One work by J. S. Bach or another Baroque composer
- One selection by a Romantic, 20th century or living composer
- Students may perform on organ or piano
Scholarship winners will be notified within two weeks of their audition date. They have until May 1, 2023 to confirm their admission to Rider University.
*Room and board and other expenses are not included in the scholarship.
For questions about the Organ Scholarship Competition at Rider University, contact:
Robert McCormick '01
Competition director; organist and choirmaster of Saint Mark's Church, Philadelphia