GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN MUSIC PERFORMANCE


STEP 1: PREPARE THE FOLLOWING FOR UPLOAD TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION

  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Scanned copies of official transcripts from ALL post-secondary schools attended
  • Email addressed of three (3) references for letters of recommendation

REQUIRED ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS

  • Repertoire list

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

  • English proficiency scores (TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE) are required for applicants who are not native speakers of English. Detailed information regarding proficiency requirements may be found here.
  • Applicants to the Graduate Certificate in Music Performance Program who are not native speakers of English must have a minimum TOEFL total score of 65 (Internet-  based) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 to be considered for admission.

For application requirement questions, contact the Graduate Services Coordinator, at musicgrad@ku.edu


STEP 2: APPLY

Submit an online application (either domestic or international), through KU Graduate Studies ┬╗. The School of Music accepts only online applications.

Application deadlines can be found on the left sidebar. Read more information on International student requirements and transcript requirements on the Graduate Studies website.

Apply


STEP 3: AUDITION

After you have submitted your application to KU, select "Audition" from the menu on the left, then select your instrument/degree program for specific instructions. 

 


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