Scholarship Auditions


Give six scholarships to graduating seniors.

     Lucille Weston Gourley (piano) - $1,200

     TAMTA – Memorial (piano) - $800
          (In memory of Roberta Lewis, Mary Ewing (Linda Nichols' mother,                         Samuel K. Durst (Jan Meyer's father), Stanford Brassfield (Cynthia                         Briscoe's father), Tully Works (Kaye Cole's father)

     Rosemary Huff Scholarship (piano or voice) - $600

     TAMTA String Scholarship - $800

     Laven Sowell Vocal Award (must be a declared music major) - $1,200

     Laven Sowell Instrumental Award (piano, string, or other instrument) - $700


Please refer to the current Audition Guidelines, Rules, and Application Forms, for a list of general rules applicable to all OMTA auditions.

Qualifications for all scholarships listed above:  Participants must be graduating seniors in 2018 and have a GPA (cumulative grade point average) of 2.5.  Students must take private lessons in college on the instrument on which he/she auditioned in order to receive the scholarship.  A high school transcript must accompany the application for scholarship.


Audition Date: April 4, 2020
Location: Oral Roberts University

Postmark Entry Deadline: 

March 14, 2020

Chair: Karen Harrington
(918) 742-4349


$20 per instrument

*No entry fee will be accepted without a transcript.

Participant's teacher must have been a TAMTA member since June 30, 2019. All repertoire is subject to approval.



Pianists must perform three pieces from memory composed during each of the following periods:

1) Baroque
2) Classical – a sonata, 1st or 3rd movement
3) One Romantic, Impressionistic, or Contemporary Period composition.

Orchestral Instrument applicants must perform three memorized selections:
1) One movement from a Baroque sonata, suite, or partita
2) One movement from a concerto
3) One Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, or Contemporary Period composition  (Note:  Concerto movement must be from different period than other compositions.)

Vocal Repertoire Requirements:  Three memorized slections:
1)  Classical Italian art song sung in its original language
2)  French or German art song sung in its original language or in English
3)  American or English song (meaning the language and the country) by a contemporary  composer.  No operatic arias may be used.

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