Become a Music Major


  • Submit your application to KU
  • Make sure to select "Pre-Music" as your major!

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  • Complete a successful audition on your major instrument/voice!
  • Specific requirements by instrument can be found in the menu on the left.

Admission Deadlines

NOVEMBER 1ST - Submit your KU application by November 1st to be eligible for academic scholarships.


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Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
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