Audition Dates and Requirements

APPLICANTS MUST AUDITION IN THEIR MAJOR PERFORMANCE MEDIUM (VOICE OR INSTRUMENT) BEFORE BEING ACCEPTED INTO THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC FOR ALL BM AND BA DEGREES. ONLY MM PERFORMANCE AND CONDUCTING MAJORS NEED TO AUDITION FOR ADMISSION TO THEIR PROGRAM. 

Important Update Regarding Upcoming Kent Campus Auditions

In response to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s proactive approach to keeping our state safe during the ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Kent State University has suspended all in-person classes and cancelled all University-sponsored events both on-campus and off-campus through July 8, 2020. 

Please click here for the most up-to-date information

Auditions are now exclusively online

Prospective students can still audition for admission to School of Music program for the Fall 2020 Semester!

Follow these steps when completing your audition application:

  1. Click here to sign-up for an audition.
  2. When prompted, select "I wish to submit a recorded audition."
  3. Follow the instructions for completing your recorded audition, making sure to follow the repertoire requirements for your performance medium (voice/instrument).