School of Music Graduate Auditions & Interviews

    The KU School of Music will hold live auditions on campus this spring. Details on audition requirements, specific to each area/instrument, can be found on our Graduate Auditions webpage. Music Therapy Interviews will be held online via Zoom. Details will be emailed to the applicant once registered. Students unable to attend in-person auditions should submit a video audition to by February 15, 2023.

    Note: The following areas do not require an audition or interview for admission purposes: music education master’s program, music theory, music composition, and musicology.

    Below are the dates available for each area. Click on the date beneath your area of interest and you will be taken to a registration form where you can select an individual appointment time.

    For more information, contact the KU School of Music at or call (785) 864-3436.

    Brass, Low Brass, Percussion


    Strings and Woodwinds

    Music Therapy

    Voice and Opera

    *For Conducting, Organ and Church Music, please contact the area coordinator directly to inquire about the audition process.

    Choral Conducting: Eduardo Garcia Novelli,
    Orchestral Conducting: Raffaele Cipriano,
    Wind Conducting: Paul Popiel,
    Organ and Church Music: James Higdon, and Michael Bauer,