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Admission to Graduate Performer’s Certificate Program

Candidates for admission to the Graduate Performer’s Certificate must have received a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited or otherwise comparable institution. International graduate students whose first language is not English must have a minimum TOEFL total score of 65 (Internet-based) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 to be considered for acceptance into the Graduate Performer’s Certificate program.


School of Music Calendar
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.