Cello Auditions

These are the requirements for entry into all undergraduate degree programs.

​​For undergraduate cello auditions (BM, BME, BA, Minor), please prepare the following: 

​​1) a movement of a Bach suite

​2) the first movement of a concerto (e.g. Haydn C Major, Saint-Saëns, or Lalo), -OR- an equivalent virtuoso piece (e.g. Popper Hungarian Rhapsody).  

​Memorization is encouraged but not required.  

Accompaniment is optional. 

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

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 videos auditions from now until June 1st with a priority date of March 15. 



2021 Audition Registration


If you cannot attend a live audition, email musicrecruiting@ku.edu to make other arrangements.

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