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The choral ensemble experience at the University of Kansas is diversified and comprehensive, ranging from traditional to experimental, classical to jazz, and intimate to grandiose. Each of our eleven choirs has its own identity, and combine for special events such as the annual Holiday Vespers, broadcast throughout the region, and major concerts with orchestra.

The University of Kansas offers M.M. and D.M.A. degrees in choral conducting, and M.M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in choral pedagogy.

Membership in KU Choirs is open to any KU student by audition. Information about our faculty/staff, ensembles, auditions and traditions are found on the KU Choral Music Website.


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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
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually