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Department of Music

Akin Orchestra


Our program sets the standard of musical excellence on campus and in the North Texas area. Classroom preparation, in combination with performance opportunities, encourage professional growth and provide the knowledge, skill, attitude, and appreciation for success as a professional educator and/or performer. Our program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.


Scholarship Information for 2018-2019 Entering Students

Scholarship auditions for the 2018-2019 academic year will take place on the following dates:

For Full Consideration:

  • Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
  • Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
  • Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Late Auditions:
  • Saturday, April 21st, 2018

To apply, please fill out this form, and then contact Dr. Susan Harvey, chair of the music department, or the appropriate applied faculty member, to set up an audition time.

Scholarship applications for incoming freshmen music majors must be received and scholarship auditions completed no later than March 25, 2017 for full consideration.

Students interested in participating in an ensemble or majoring in music at Midwestern State University should fill out our Prospective Music Student form.