Cello Auditions


Fill out and submit the Audition Registration Form.


Audition Requirements found below.


Complete a live audition on the date you selected! (If unable to attend a live audition, please contact the faculty member for your instrument/area).

Audition Requirements:

  • Two contrasting movements from a Bach Suite
  • The first movement of a standard concerto (i.e. Dvorak, Schumann, Haydn, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, etc.)
  • A work of your choice which demonstrates an additional style or period

For DMA applicants, prepare a 40‐minute program which incorporates the requirements above and may also include additional movements or works.

Faculty contact: Hannah Collins, hannah.collins@ku.edu  

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