Pre-College Choral Scholars.


Pre-College Choral Scholars

Sing Big

Do you plan to continue singing in choral ensembles in college? Are you a high school junior or senior determined to stretch yourself before college? Are you seeking to improve your vocal technique and expand your knowledge of repertoire? The tuition-free Drew University Pre-College Choral Scholars program may be perfect for you.

Being mentored by college faculty while in high school gives you a remarkable jumpstart on creative expression, critical thinking and personal development, all crucial to your growth toward becoming a professional musician.

A One, A Two

If you are selected as a Choral Scholar for the academic year, you could be a member of one or both of Drew University’s two choral ensembles, which rehearse in the evening and perform three to four concerts per year.

University Chorale

A mixed-voice (SATB) chamber choir that rehearses and performs a wide variety of choral repertoire from a number of historical eras. Chorale meets in the Concert Hall at Drew.

  • Monday and Thursday 5:30p.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Fall Semester 2018: Starts August 27
  • Spring Semester 2019: Starts January 14

Choral Union

The Drew University Choral Union is Drew’s community chorus, open not only to students, but also to faculty, staff, and community members.  This mixed-voice (SATB) choir focuses on major works with orchestra and is the university’s largest choral ensemble. Choral Union meets in the Concert Hall at Drew.
  • Tuesdays 7:00p.m.-9:00p.m.
  • Fall Semester 2018 begins August 28
  • Spring Semester 2019 begins January 15

Earn an Arts Scholarship

Students admitted to this program who later enroll at Drew will receive a $10,000 Arts Scholarship ($2,500 each year over four years) in addition to any other merit scholarships.

Apply Now

Deadline: June 30

Finalists will be invited to complete a live audition on the Drew University campus prior to the start of the academic year.

Pre-College Choral Scholars
Your high school chorus teacher will be contacted by email and asked to complete a short recommendation on your behalf.

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