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Choir Placements

Choral Placement Registration

Click here to complete the KU Choral Placement Registration»

All new and returning students must complete a placement audition for the 2019-2020 season. Please click the link above to sign up for a placement time and create a KU Choral account, which will be used to place you in a choir. Returning students must update their information (class, availability, etc...). 

Placement Schedule and Sign-Ups

Informal auditions will be held:

  • Thursday, August 22nd
  • Saturday, August 24th
  • Monday, August 26th
  • Tuesday, August 27th

Placement Assessment

Assessments will be held in Murphy Hall, Room 330. Please show up 5 minutes prior to your scheduled time. This will allow for your picture to be taken and your registration to be finalized. Students should bring their class schedule with them. The choral faculty will help with your choir registration after your placement.

The assessment will last 5 minutes and will consist of:

-Singing one verse of "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" (pdf)


Please direct all questions and concerns to KU Choral Division at mfarah@ku.edu.

Placement Results

Placement results for all choirs will be posted online by midnight (12:00 a.m.) Tuesday, Aug. 27 (Tuesday night).

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