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French Horn Auditions

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

  • Two-octave major scales
  • Sight reading
  • Two contrasting movements chosen from major concertos.
    • You may substitute one of these with a selection from the Kopprasch 60 Studies
    • No accompaniment is necessary.  ‚Äč

Examples of possible audition repertoire include:  

  • Mozart Concertos 1-4
  • Beethoven Sonata
  • Schumann Adagio and Allegro
  • Saint-Saens Morceau du Concert 
  • F. Strauss Concerto
  • Strauss Concerto #1
  • Dukas Villanelle
  • Gliere Concerto
  • Jacob Concerto

Faculty Contact: Paul Stevens, pstevens@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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