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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.
  • Major audition dates are February, 8 and February 15, 2020. 

2020 Audition Registration

Admission Deadlines

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


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


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