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Undergraduate Auditions


  • Fall 2021 admission: KU audition registration opens Sept 1. 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. 


  • 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! ​​


  • Submit a video auduiton and attend a Faculty appointment for the KU School of Music!
  • 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 2021 Audition Dates- 

Please note: due to Covid 19 concerns, KU School of Music will be offering video auditions in lieu of the live auditions. After submission of a video audition, students are strongly encouraged to attend a faculty appointment over Zoom as scheduled upon video submission. Information about this can be found in the registration. The school is accepting video auditions from now until June 1st with a priority date of March 15 for scholarship consideration. 


Please register here: 

 2021 Audition Registration


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

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