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Become a Music Major


  • Submit your application to KU
  • Make sure to select a music major



  • Complete a successful audition on your major instrument/voice.
  • Specific requirements by instrument can be found in the menu on the left.
  • Next major audition dates are February, 13 and February 20, 2021. (audition registration for the 2021 school year will re-open July 15, 2020)

2020 Undergraduate Audition Registration

Admission and Audition Deadlines

NOVEMBER 1 - Submit your KU application by November 1 to be eligible for academic scholarships (in-state applicants).

FEBRUARY 18- General Undergraduate Audition Registration closes. If you would like to submit a video auditon (pending faculty approval) please contact: Stacy Ash at sash@ku.edu

MARCH 5- Audition deadline for Music Scholarship consideration.

MAY 15- Undergraduate entry audtion deadline (Due to COVID 19- video submission only) for 2020 students. 


*For students already enrolled in KU who are interested in becoming a music major, submit this form and register for an audition.


School of Music Calendar
Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.