Sun Chief Sound performs at the Brown Bag Luncheon at Bienville Square

Scholarships for Music and Dance

Scholarships are available annually in the Fine Arts Division.   Check out the Music and Dance Scholarship Forms on the Financial Aid “Forms” page for more information.

Sun Chief Sound

Sun Chief Sound is our premiere Show Band. They perform music selections from Pop, Country, Rap, R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Musical Theatre. This group includes singers, instrumentalists and dancers. Annual performances include visits to local high schools, the Greater Gulf State Fair, Bayfest, American Cancer Society Chili Cook-Off, along with College counselor banquets and recruiting events such as Career Day, which is held every October.  Students must audition for Sun Chief Sound, so keep your eyes open for the next audition dates!

Sun Chief Sound performs at the annual Counselors' Dinner

Scholarship Auditions:

Scholarship auditions occur on designated days during the spring semester on the Bay Minette campus. Please see the events calendar for Music Audition Dates. Students may contact Ms. Leslie Simmons, Chair of the Division of Fine Arts at 251-580-2146 to schedule an audition time.

An audition is required of all students seeking a music scholarship. Perspective students should be prepared to perform materials as prescribed by the following audition requirements:

1. Students should prepare two songs of contrasting styles. If you are using an accompaniment CD/Tape, it must include accompaniment only. You may bring your own accompanist.

2. Sight-reading exercises

3. Tonal memory exercises (for singers only)

We offer the Associate in Arts in Music. When following the STARS guidelines and the College degree plans, all courses are transferable to Alabama public colleges and universities.

Sun Chief Sound performs at the ACS Chili Cook-Off