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Graduate Auditions

Complete your graduate application to KU, then select your instrument or degree program from the menu on the left for specific requirements.

The following MUSIC degree programs require an audition to the School of Music:

  • Church Music (MM, DMA)
  • Conducting (MM, DMA)
  • Performance - all instruments (MM, DMA)

The following MEMT graduate programs require the admission video as noted in the MEMT Graduate Application Procedure document. 

  • Music Education (MME, PHD)
  • Music Therapy (MME, PHD)
  • Music Therapy (Graduate Equivalency)
    • Applicants without an undergraduate degree in music must also complete a separate audition to the School of Music.
    • For that audition, select Music Therapy Graduate Equivalency from the menu on the left for specific requirements.  

Fall 2018 Audition Dates 

Saturday, February 10, 2018


Saturday, February 17, 2018


*Additional dates for Graduate Voice and Piano Auditions TBD

If you are unable to attend any of the live audition dates, please contact the faculty member for your specific instrument.


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The School of Music tracks post-graduation plans for both undergraduate and graduate students.

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