Voice Auditions

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

Music Minor: voice minor auditions will not be scheduled during the audition dates listed. These auditions will take place during Hawk Week, once you arrive on campus in the fall.

Prepare two memorized selections in contrasting styles, including at least one classical. 

  • All music must be performed with piano accompaniment. 
  • A foreign language piece is not required. 
  • An accompanist will be provided, but your own accompanist is welcome.  

If utilizing our accompanist, you must provide sheet music that meets the following requirements:

  • Music must be in a 3 ring binder. 
  • Easy to read, double-sided score 
  • Pages may be copied back to back, or taped together, no staples please!  
  • No loose pages.  
  • No plastic sleeve protectors.
  • Alternatively, a printed score may be used, provided that the score opens easily, will stay open on the music rack, and pages can be turned easily.  

Faculty Contact:  Julia Broxholm, jbroxhol@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 for scholarship consideration. 



2021 Audition Registration


If you cannot attend a live audition, email musicrecruiting@ku.edu to make other arrangements.

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