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James Barnes Band Scholarships

If we reach our goal of $250,000 in funding towards ANY of the KU Band endowed funds, we will have the honor of officially naming the Murphy 118 rehearsal hall “The James Barnes Rehearsal Hall.”

You can help by making your gift to the James Barnes Band Scholarship now at: 
KU Endowment James Barnes Scholarship »

Or visiting KU Endowment » and making a gift to ANY new or existing KU Band endowed funds.

A gift of any size makes a crucial difference and will help us honor James Barnes by adding $250,000 to KU’s endowed funds that support KU Bands now and in the future. All gifts will count toward Far Above: The Campaign for Kansas and help us build a greater KU.

To learn more about the James Barnes Band Scholarships or to make a donation, please contact Michael Arp at 785-832-7410 or

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