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Undergraduate Auditions


STEP 1: REGISTER

  • Select "Audition Registration" from the menu on the left to sign up for an audition.

STEP 2: PREPARE

  • 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! ​​

STEP 3: AUDITION

  • Attend a live audition date for the KU School of Music!
  • If you cannot attend a live audition, email musicrecruiting@ku.edu to make other arrangements.​

Audition Deadlines

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

FEBRUARY 1  - Registration for February audition dates closes


Fall 2018 Audition Dates:

  Saturday, February 3, 2018: Prairie Winds Festival participants only.                  

Saturday, February 10, 2018: Regular Audition Date - all instruments and voice.

Saturday, February 17, 2018: Regular Audition Date - all instruments and voice.


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