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Bower School of Music and the Arts

  • Choral Concentration
  • Instrumental Concentration

Audition dates for admission and scholarships are:

  • Friday, November 14, 2014 - Vocal/Piano
  • Saturday, November 15, 2014 - Instrumental
  • Saturday, February 14, 2015 - Comprehensive auditions
  • Saturday, March 21, 2015 - Comprehensive auditions
  • Friday, April 17, 2015 - Vocal/Piano (admittance only)
  • Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Instrumental (admittance only)
  • Recorded Audition - Non-Florida Residents only

Students must audition by November 15, 2014 for spring 2015 admission and April 18, 2015 for fall 2016 admission.

The music program at FGCU has been designated as a Limited Access Program.  This means that in addition to being fully admitted by FGCU you will need to apply to the Bower School of Music and schedule an audition.  You may apply to FGCU at application to FGCU should be complete before your audition at the Bower School of Music.  

The audition for admission to the Bower School of Music also serves as the audition for possible scholarship assistance.  Music scholarships can only be awarded to students who have completed the FAFSA and FGCU Foundation Scholarship Application.  The FGCU Foundation Scholarship Application will be available on November 15, 2014.  To complete the FGCU Foundation Scholarship Application go to FGCU’s main web page at, scroll down to and click on Financial Aid & Scholarships.  Then, click on Foundation Scholarship Application.  The deadline to complete the FGCU Foundation Scholarship Application is March 1, 2015.