Undergraduate Admissions Process

Step 1 - Apply to the University

Admission as a major or minor to the Glenn Korff School of Music first requires an application to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Apply to the University

Step 2 - Audition Required. Apply to the Glenn Korff School of Music by requesting and scheduling an audition

After applying to the University as a MUSIC or DANCE MAJOR, please email Kirsten Drennonauditions and scholarship coordinator, to request your audition. Your audition is your application to the Glenn Korff School of Music and your scholarship application.

Video auditions will be accepted for Fall 2022 entry. You will be able to select the video option when you request your audition and will submit via SlideRoom

If you are an incoming freshman who has applied to ANY OTHER PROGRAM, and want to schedule an audition in music or dance, you need to let us know of your interest in a music audition by emailing Kirsten Drennon, auditions and scholarship coordinator, with your name and NUID in the subject line regarding your intention to audition and the audition request link will be sent to you. For music auditions, state your instrument or vocal part as part of the email. Current UNL students seeking a music or dance audition for a change of major should follow this procedure as well. Once an audition is passed, current UNL students need to email admissions at admissions@unl.edu requesting a change of major to music or dance. 

You MUST AUDITION for the Glenn Korff School of Music faculty to be accepted as a major or minor in music or dance. Applicants who audition to be accepted as a music major or dance major are considered for scholarship support. The School of Music provides scholarship support only to majors.  You may audition in more than one area, but you must choose only ONE area for a major and for scholarship acceptance (if offered). Applicants auditioning for acceptance as a composition major also need to perform an audition in one of the performance areas.

Requesting an audition as a music or dance minor

If you are planning to MINOR in music, email Kirsten Drennon, auditions and scholarship coordinator, with your name and NUID in the subject line regarding your intention to minor in music or dance. For music MINORS, state your instrument or vocal part in your email.  

Music Technology Audition Exception: The Glenn Korff School of Music offers a minor in music technology that is open to all UNL students.  The minor in music technology does NOT require an audition.

Minor in music technology

Step 3 - Perform Your Audition 

Details about your audition day and time will be emailed after you have applied to the University AND officially requested your audition via the Glenn Korff School of Music audition request form.