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Piano Renewal Initiative

Please consider supporting our Piano Renewal Initiative. If you have a high-quality piano in good condition that you are no longer using, or if you would like to purchase or contribute towards a new piano, please contact the Department of Music Office for more information regarding our specific needs.

Metropolitan Club donates Steinway M grand piano

Katz Foundation donates new Steinway recital piano

Leon Bates Masterclass and Mini-Concert officially launches Piano Renewal Initiative.

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SCHOLARSHIP SOURCES


Special Talent Scholarships

Eligibility for Special Talent Scholarships for music majors:

• Undergraduate students must maintain a minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA), including the semester prior to funding. Graduate students are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA.

• All students must submit the Department of Music Scholarship Application (web form) with appropriate signatures before February 1st each year.

• Full-time enrollment status is required.

• Participation in a departmental ensemble or accompanying service is required.


Trustee Scholarships

Eligibility for the Trustee Scholarships for undergrauate music majors:

• Student must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA for two consecutive semesters fall and spring only. Any other combination of enrollment will mean ineligibility.

• All students must submit the Department of Music Scholarship Application (web form) with appropriate signatures before February 1st each year.

• Full time enrollment status is required.

• Participation in a departmental ensemble or accompanying is required.


Other Sources of Financial Aid

Students are encouraged to do their own research and follow-up on leads for financial aid. Possible sources of financial aid include: College Aid Sources for Higher Education (CASHE), Financial Aid Resource System, Federal and State Loans, Work Study Programs, Federal and State Grants, Work Scholarships, public libraries, Howard University Office of Financial Aid, and many other public and private sources that can be located through Internet and library searches.


While these guidelines address some of the major issues concerning financial aid availability and eligibility, they should not be considered all-inclusive. For additional information, please visit the Howard University Office of Student Financial Services, or contact Dr. Liana Valente, chair, Department of Music Financial Aid Committee.

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Announcements

On-Campus Auditions for Fall 2019 Admission
were held on January 26 and March 2, 2019. Interested students who did not audition on those dates may request a special appointment by contacting the appropriate Performance Area Coordinator ASAP.

University Academic Calendar 2018-2019 (rev. 04/06/2018)

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Event Highlights

Many of our events are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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SELECT UPCOMING EVENTS:

Jazz Ensemble ("HUJE") at Westminster
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I Street SW, WDC - Fri, April 19, 6-9pm $5 Admission

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April is Jazz Appreciation Month!
Join us in April as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month 2019. Many events are free and open to the public!

Howard U Jazz Week 2019 Sidebar Calendar
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SELECT PAST EVENTS:

Arthur C. Dawkins, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Introduces HU Jazz Oral History Project
Dr. Dawkins will introduce the website that includes interviews with some of the major architects of modern jazz (Gillespie, Blakey, Roach). This work may be found in the Moorland-Spingarn Library Collection at http://library.howard.edu/jazz/.

Photo of Arthur C. Dawkins, Ph.D.Dr. Dawkins will also discuss the evolution of Jazz Education at Howard University.

Childers Recital Hall, Thu, Mar 7, 12:40pm FREE

HUJE Spring Concert feat. Special Guest Derrick Gardner
Ira Aldridge Theater, Tue, April 9, 12:40pm FREE

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Professor Chris Royal, D.M.A., Discusses the Legacy of Louis Armstrong
Childers Recital Hall, Thu, April 11, 11am - FREE

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Jazz in Class: HU Jazz Improvisation Showcase
Childers Recital Hall, Thu, April 11, 12:40pm - FREE

Vocal Jazz Ensembles at Westminster
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Fri, April 12, 6-9pm $

Flyer for Afro Blue, SAASy and HU Jazz Singers at Westminster Chiurch 4/12/19
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Symphony Orchestra & Concert Band Joint Spring Concert
Orchestral works by Handel and Beethoven. Ira Aldridge Theater, Sun, Apr 14, 4pm - FREE

Symphony Orchestra Concert Poster for 4/14/19
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2019 NEA Jazz Master Abdullah Ibrahim Presents Masterclass
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts. Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 16, 12:40-1:30pm - FREE

Colorful Flyer for Abdullah Imbrahim Masterclass on Tue 4/16
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