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Become a Music Major


  • Submit your application to KU- make sure to select you are a music major.
  • Once accepted to the university, students are eligible to audtion for entry to the School of Music.



  • Complete a successful audition on your major instrument/voice.
  • Specific requirements by instrument can be found in the menu on the left. 

Fall 2022 Audition Dates- 

At this time, KU School of Music will be offering live auditions on Feb. 12th and Feb. 19th, 2022 for students auditioning for Fall of 2022.  

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

The school has a live audition a priority date of March 15 for scholarship consideration. 

Please register below:

2022 Undergraduate Audition Registration

Admission and Audition Deadlines

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

MARCH 15- Priority date for Music Scholarship consideration. Audition Registration will remain open through to June 1st for by faculty approved, by appt. auditions. 

JUNE 1-  Priority date for undergraduate entry auditions.

*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.