Announcing the Joyce Castle Campaign for KU Opera. With this effort, we have a fantastic opportunity to create a permanent fund supporting the opera program at KU. In doing so, we honor an extraordinary champion of this vital program in the School of Music. Read more...

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Among the finest music schools in the United States, the KU School of Music offers comprehensive programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For generations, the School of Music has provided the soundtrack to KU's rich traditions. Our students perform on the world's biggest stages, learn from leading experts in their fields and take their studies beyond the classroom to concert halls, clinics, schools and hospitals.

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QuickNotes

Gabriella Bernard presented at the Global Scholars Seminar

Presenting at the Global Scholars Symposium this April was a great experience! It was a culminating event for the program. Bernard presented along with her peers in the Global Scholars Symposium about their individualized research focused on current global issues and concepts. Bernard presented the results of her systematic review and engaged in discussion with individuals from other specialties and areas of research.

Student News: Sara McClure awarded graduate student research travel grant

Candid portrait of Sara McClure sitting outsideSara McClure (PhD candidate, musicology) was recently awarded the Graduate Student Research Travel Grant from the Hall Center for the Humanities. She'll be using the award to research concert life in 19th-century St. Louis, Missouri, particularly at the Missouri Historical Society and Gaylord Music Library at Washington University, for her dissertation.

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Virtual Midwestern Music Camp 2021

Our 2020 camp was a resounding success, with over 1,900 participants from over 40 states and 6 countries!

While we look forward to resuming our in-person camp in the future, we will once again offer our virtual camp this summer. Thanks to the generous support of the Band of Angels program, our 2021 Virtual Midwestern Music Camp will once again be FREE for all participants. Signup today!


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Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA