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Undergraduate Auditions


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


  • 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! ​​


  • 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: Prairie Winds Festival participants only.                  

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10: Regular Audition Date - all instruments and voice.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17: Regular Audition Date - all instruments and voice.

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