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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.



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 video auditions from now until June 1st with a priority date of March 15 for scholarship consideration. 

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

2021 Undergraduate Audition Registration

Admission and Audition Deadlines

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

MARCH 15- Priority date for Music Scholarship consideration. Audition Registartion will remain open through to June 1st. 

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.