Audition

2021-2022 Audition Dates

January 21 – 22, 2022
February 11 – 12, 2022
February 25 – 26, 2022

Audition Request Form

University of Kentucky School of Music

Any questions regarding auditioning for the Tuba-Euphonium Studio should be directed to Dr. Hightower.

Please contact Dr. Hightower if you are interested in visiting the campus for an opportunity to have a lesson, observe or participate in rehearsals with UK School of Music ensembles, observe classes, and tour our facilities.

Audition Requirements

Prospective undergraduate students should prepare at least two contrasting works. These works could be études, contrasting movements/sections from a solo work, or standard military band or orchestra excerpts. Scales and sight reading may also be asked.

Prospective Master’s students should prepare a graduate level solo work and 3-5 standard military band or orchestral excerpts.

Prospective DMA students should prepare at least two upper level graduate/professional level solo works and 3-5 standard military band or orchestral excerpts.

Click below for a list of recommended audition rep.

Please feel free to contact Dr. Hightower with questions regarding your audition repertoire or UK’s audition process.

Degrees Offered

Undergraduate Degrees

Music Education (BMME), Performance (BM), Music Liberal Arts (BA), Minor in Music Performance, Arts Administration (BA)

Masters Degrees

Music Education (MM), Performance (MM), Music Therapy (MM), Sacred Music (MM), Music Theory & Composition (MM), Musicology and Ethnomusicology (MM)

Doctoral Degrees

Music Education (PhD), Performance (DMA), Music Theory & Composition (DMA/PhD), Musicology & Ethnomusicology (PhD)