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Music Program

Band Scholarships

If a student is interested in a band scholarship for pep band, a short audition is required. A limited number of scholarships in a three-tiered system are available each year. The audition for returning students will take place by the end of the spring semester for the following year. Potential new students (freshman/transfer) will audition either during their senior year of high school or within the first two weeks of classes at Florida Tech.  

Please contact Dr. Joseph Montelione, Director of Bands jmontelione@fit.edu for more information or to answer any additional questions.

Band Scholarship Auditions

Wind and Brass

  • Sight Read the Florida Tech Fight Song
  • Perform concert Bb Major Scale

Percussion

  • Demonstrate proficiency on snare, quads, bass drum, or mallets.

Bass

  •  Display proficiency walking in the following styles: medium-tempo blues, up-tempo swing, moderate rock, any Latin style.

Drums

  • Display proficiency in the as many styles as possible: medium-tempo blues, up-tempo swing, moderate rock, any Latin style.