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Undergraduate Auditions for both majors and minors


  • Fall 2022 admission: KU audition registration opens August 15, 2021. Once you have been accepted to KU, you may sign up for an auditon by selecting "Auditions: Registration" from the menu on the left to sign up or the button below. 


  • Select "What to Prepare" from the menu on the left.
  • Select the instrument(s) you want to audition on for specific requirements.
  • Please read carefully, as some auditions vary by degree program! ​​


  • Join us in Muprhy hall for your live KU School of Music audition. 
  • Please email musicrecruiting@ku.edu with any questions.​

Audition Deadlines

DECEMBER 1 - Submission of pre-screening videos for BM Piano Performance (details may be found at Piano - BM Performance)

MARCH  15 - Priority date for schoarlship consideration. 

JUNE 1- Priority date for entry auditions to KU School of Music

Fall 2022 Audition Dates- 

At this time, KU School of Music will be offering live auditions on Feb. 12th and Feb. 19th, 2022 for students auditioning for Fall of 2022.  

Questions? Email musicrecruiting@ku.edu for more information.

The school has a live audition a priority date of March 15 for scholarship consideration. 

Please register below:


If you cannot attend a live audition, email musicrecruiting@ku.edu to make other arrangements.



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