Viola Auditions


STEP 1: REGISTER 

Fill out and submit the Audition Registration Form.

STEP 2: PREPARE

Audition Requirements found below.

STEP 3: AUDITION

Complete a live audition on the date you selected! (If unable to attend a live audition, please contact the faculty member for your instrument/area).


Audition Requirements:

  • Two contrasting movements from a solo Sonata or Partita by J.S. Bach
  • The first movement of a standard concerto with cadenza OR the second and third movements of a standard concerto
  • A contrasting piece (applicant’s choice)

For DMA applicants, prepare a 40‐minute recital that includes at least all of the above requirements.  


Faculty contact: Veronique Mathieu, vmathieu@ku.edu


School of Music Events
KU Today
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.
—ALA

Friends of the School of Music