Now Offering Live Virtual Auditions for Fall 2021 Admission

Kent, OH — The Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is now offering virtual live auditions in lieu of live, in-person auditions for prospective students interested in fall 2021 admission. These auditions will take place on the Glauser School's previously announced audition dates (Jan. 30, Feb. 15, Mar. 13, and Apr. 3). Future Flashes opting for this audition method will experience a virtual version of our in-person auditions. In addition to the virtual live option for fall 2021 admission, prospective students can also opt to submit a recorded audition for both fall and spring 2021 admission. 

Both options are available for prospective new undergraduate students, transfer students and graduate students. There is no fee to audition for the Glauser School of Music. 

Applying to the Glauser School

Review Audition Requirements

All students interested in any Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, or on-campus Master of Music program need to audition in their major performance medium (voice or instrument). 

Audition Requirements and Repertoire

Apply for a Glauser School of Music Audition

Audition Dates

  • Spring 2021: All auditions for spring 2021 admission consideration will be pre-recorded submissions. The submission deadline is Jan. 11, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT to be considered for spring 2021 admission. 
  • Fall 2021: Live virtual audition dates for fall 2021 admission consideration are:
    • Jan. 30*^
    • Feb. 15*^ 
    • Mar. 13*
    • Apr. 3.
  • Fall 2021: Submit pre-recorded audition.

*Prospective undergraduate students auditioning on this date will receive full music scholarship consideration.
^Prospective graduate students auditioning on this date will receive priority graduate assistantship consideration.

Sign up for an Audition

Choose Your Audition Option

  • Option 1: Live Virtual Audition ( for fall 2021  admission)
    Select from the dates listed above or "I am unable to attend a date listed above but wish to do an in-person audition. I will contact the School to set-up a separate date."
  • Option 2: Pre-recorded Virtual Audition (for spring and fall 2021 admission)
    Select "I wish to submit a recorded audition."
  • Follow the instructions for completing your recorded audition, making sure to follow the repertoire requirements for your performance medium (voice/instrument). 

Apply to Kent State University

To be considered for admission to the Glauser School of Music, you must also apply for and be accepted to Kent State University.  You do not have to be accepted to the university to schedule an audition; however, we recommend completing your university application as soon as possible. 

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

Apply for Graduate Admission


POSTED: Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 8:28am
UPDATED: Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 8:51am
Andrew Paa |