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Welcome to the Bailey School of Music at Kennesaw State University!

The Bailey School of Music serves over 1600 students, including 250 majors in a vibrant learning community. At BSOM, over 80 faculty members and professional staff are fully devoted to your development, be it as a music educator, performer, and/or scholar who will shape the future of music and society.

The Bailey School of Music admits students in the Fall (August) and Spring (January) semesters each year.

The application to audition for Fall 2022 enrollment and scholarship to the Bailey School of Music is now closed.  The new application for Spring 2023 admission and Fall 2023 admission will be open in late September of 2022.

We offer two degree programs and a minor:

  • The Bachelor of Music in Performance is intended for students who wish to study all aspects of performance and who intend to pursue graduate study and careers as performers. Concentrations are available in instrumental, jazz, piano, voice performance,theory, and composition.
  • The Bachelor of Music in Music Education is intended for students who wish to teach elementary (general) music, or middle school or high school band, orchestra or choir.
  • The Minor in Music is intended for students who wish to pursue a major in a non-music discipline, but who still want to study theory, take applied lessons, and perform in the ensembles.

If you want to become a Major or a Minor, you must complete this application and perform an audition for the faculty.

Please submit your application to Kennesaw State University before completing this application (you will need your KSU ID number). You DO NOT need to have been admitted to KSU before applying and auditioning.

Current KSU music majors and minors can use Acceptd to enter jury information, be sure to select the jury application.

All communications will be sent to your KSU student email account.

For questions, please contact artsadmissions@kennesaw.edu

For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.