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Music Theory & Composition Undergraduate Degree Options

Students new to KU in Fall 2013 (and all semesters thereafter) must follow the degree requirement check sheets posted here, which include the KU Core. Students who were admitted to their current degree at KU prior to Fall 2013, please continue to follow the requirements in place when you began. In some instances, students who began prior to Fall 2013 can elect to change to the new degree requirements that include the KU Core. Please contact Rita Riley in the School of Music Student Services Office, Room 450 Murphy Hall, if you have any questions.


Music Theory & Composition Professional Sequence

Students wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Music in Composition, the Bachelor of Music in Theory, or the Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory degrees must apply for admission to the professional sequence, which includes an application form, recommendation from a member of the theory faculty (for a theory degree) or the composition faculty (for a composition degree), recommendation from an applied teacher, and a portfolio of original writings (for a theory degree) or compositions (for a composition degree). The entire theory and composition faculty will review the application materials.


Music Theory & Composition Graduate Degree Options


The MTHC Course Descriptions catalog below contains a complete listing of the courses offered by KU School of Music. Please visit the KU Schedule of Classes for a listing of the courses currently offered by School of Music.

MTHC Course Descriptions

MTHC 105 Theory I
The first semester of an integrated two-year theory sequence that examines the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal organization of music while developing critical listening and keyboard skills. Prerequisite: Music major or consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Burton,Christopher Douglas
MTWR 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 574 - LAWRENCE
4 18665
LBN Burton,Christopher Douglas
F 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 18666
LBN Burton,Christopher Douglas
F 12:00-12:50 PM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 18667
LEC Berghout,Elizabeth Egbert
MTWR 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 440 - LAWRENCE
4 13533
LBN Berghout,Elizabeth Egbert
M 12:00-12:50 PM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13535
LBN Berghout,Elizabeth Egbert
M 01:00-01:50 PM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13534
LEC Osborn,Bradley Thomas
MTWF 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 402 - LAWRENCE
4 13527
LBN Osborn,Bradley Thomas
R 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13529
LBN Osborn,Bradley Thomas
R 12:00-12:50 PM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13528
LEC Murphy,Scott Brandon
MTRF 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 123 - LAWRENCE
4 13530
LBN Murphy,Scott Brandon
W 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13532
LBN Murphy,Scott Brandon
W 12:00-12:50 PM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13531
LEC Gage,Christopher Wayne
MWRF 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 442 - LAWRENCE
4 13524
LBN Gage,Christopher Wayne
T 08:00-08:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13525
LBN Gage,Christopher Wayne
T 12:00-12:50 PM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13526
MTHC 115 Theory II
The second semester of an integrated two-year theory sequence that examines the harmonic, rhythmic, and formal organization of music while developing critical listening and keyboard skills. Prerequisite: MTHC 105. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 150 Introduction to Music Theory: Reading, Listening, Composing
An introductory course for non-music majors, emphasizing western art and vernacular styles of music. Students will participate in and interact with various parameters of music through the acquisition of basic musical skills. For freshmen and sophomores. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 205 Theory III
The third semester of an integrated two-year theory sequence that examines the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal organization of music while developing critical listening and keyboard skills. Prerequisite: MTHC 115. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Jones,Nathan Allen
MTWF 09:00-09:50 AM MUR 402 - LAWRENCE
4 13536
LBN Jones,Nathan Allen
R 09:00-09:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13537
LBN Jones,Nathan Allen
R 11:00-11:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13538
LEC Webber,Miriam Brack
MTRF 09:00-09:50 AM MUR 440 - LAWRENCE
4 13542
LBN Webber,Miriam Brack
W 09:00-09:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13543
LBN Webber,Miriam Brack
W 11:00-11:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13544
LEC Murphy,Scott Brandon
MWRF 09:00-09:50 AM MUR 442 - LAWRENCE
4 13539
LBN Murphy,Scott Brandon
T 09:00-09:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13540
LBN Murphy,Scott Brandon
T 11:00-11:50 AM MUR 238 - LAWRENCE
4 13541
MTHC 253 Composition
For music theory and composition majors. Creative writing using basic concepts in harmony, melody, and form. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MTHC 115. IND.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13546
IND Gailey,Daniel J.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13545
IND Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13547
IND Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13548
MTHC 315 Theory IV
The fourth semester of an integrated two-year theory sequence that examines the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal organization of music while developing critical listening and keyboard skills. Prerequisite: MTHC 205. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 316 Tonal Form and Post-Tonal Techniques
A study of musical forms from the common practice period through the present day and analytical techniques for post-tonal music. The class is designed for music education and music therapy majors. Prerequisite: MTHC 205, music education, or music therapy major. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 350 Introduction to Music Theory: Reading, Listening, Composing
An introductory course for non-music majors, emphasizing western art and vernacular styles of music. Students will participate in and interact with various parameters of music through the acquisition of basic musical skills. For juniors and seniors. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 355 Readings in Music Theory: _____
Investigation of a subject by means of directed readings using primary scholarly sources. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13549
LEC Murphy,Scott Brandon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13552
LEC Osborn,Bradley Thomas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13551
LEC Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 16813
LEC Street,David Alan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13550
MTHC 400 Graduate Theory Review: Writing Skills
A survey of harmonic principles with emphasis on nineteenth and early twentieth century materials. For graduate students deficient in undergraduate harmonic theory. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 402 Graduate Theory Review: Aural Skills
Development of aural and sight-reading skills using materials related to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. For graduate students deficient in undergraduate aural theory. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 410 Tonal Forms
Phrase structure and formal design in common-practice tonal music. Structural analysis of binary, ternary, rondo, sonata, variations, and contrapuntal, and multi-movement forms. Prerequisite: MTHC 205. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Osborn,Bradley Thomas
MWF 12:00-12:50 PM MUR 123 - LAWRENCE
3 13553
MTHC 432 Introduction to the Analysis Contemporary Music
Introductory course in the sequence, presenting the basic tools of post-tonal and 20th century composition, including, serial techniques, set theory, extended tertian harmony, minimalist techniques, contemporary tonality and other trends. Exploration of form and complex rhythmic structures as well as aural skills appropriate to the subject matter. Prerequisite: MTHC 315. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Street,David Alan
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM MUR 123 - LAWRENCE
3 13554
MTHC 433 Advanced Analysis of Contemporary Music
Analysis seminar, emphasizing intense study of larger contemporary works, using techniques learned in the first course (MTHC 732). Further content will vary according to the instructor. Includes aural skills work appropriate to the subject matter. Prerequisite: MTHC 432. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 459 Scoring for Field Band
Primary voicings and textural possibilities for wind and percussion instruments will be stressed as these resources relate to the arranging of music for marching and pep bands at the secondary level. (Same as BAND 459.) Prerequisite: MTHC 205. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 485 Composing and Arranging for Educational Ensembles
For music majors interested in learning to write for primary and secondary educational performing groups. Emphasizes conventional tonal practices and idiomatic, accessible writing for young players. Prerequisite: MTHC 205, MTHC 484, and MTHC 459. IND.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 498 Undergraduate Recital
Composition recital for undergraduate music composition majors. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. IND.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 15960
IND Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 16038
IND Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 16039
MTHC 499 Senior Research Project
For seniors majoring in music theory who will normally enroll for two credits in each of the last two semesters. Students will write a scholarly paper on an approved topic. May be repeated for credit. IND.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 18415
IND Murphy,Scott Brandon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13557
IND Osborn,Bradley Thomas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13556
IND Street,David Alan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13555
MTHC 541 Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint
A study of eighteenth century style with analysis and original work. Prerequisite: MTHC 205. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Murphy,Scott Brandon
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM MUR 123 - LAWRENCE
3 17407
MTHC 542 Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint
A study of sixteenth-century style with analysis and original work. Prerequisite: MTHC 205. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 559 Scoring for Concert Band
Curriculum includes idiomatic writing, tonal balance, scoring for large percussion sections, and analysis of wind colors and instrumental combinations found in music of Holst, Vaughan Williams, Grainger, Stravinsky, Hindemith, and C. Williams. (Same as BAND 559.) Prerequisite: MTHC 205 and MTHC 459. IND.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13558
MTHC 563 Survey in Jazz Composition and Arranging
Analysis of jazz composition and orchestration, beginning with early procedures (Louis Armstrong through the "Big Band Era") and culminating with analysis of scores by Gil Evans and Bob Brookmeyer. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor required. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 583 Composition
Advanced composition including larger forms in a variety of media. Composition majors will present a public recital of original works during the fourth semester of enrollment. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MTHC 253 or consent of instructor. IND.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13560
IND Gailey,Daniel J.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13559
IND Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 19866
IND Murphy,Scott Brandon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13561
IND Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 13562
MTHC 610 Tonal Forms
Phrase structure and formal design in common-practice tonal music. Structural analysis of binary, ternary, rondo, sonata, variations and contrapuntal, multi-movement forms. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Osborn,Bradley Thomas
MWF 12:00-12:50 PM MUR 123 - LAWRENCE
3 18668
MTHC 655 Readings in Music Theory: _____
Investigation of a subject by means of directed readings of primary scholarly sources. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MTHC 410 and consent of instructor. IND.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13563
IND Gailey,Daniel J.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 22095
IND Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13564
IND Murphy,Scott Brandon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13566
IND Osborn,Bradley Thomas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13567
IND Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13568
IND Street,David Alan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 13565
MTHC 670 Scoring for Voice
Composing and arranging for voice, including solo voice, choral and operatic settings. Prerequisite: Six hours of MTHC 253 and MTHC 541 and consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Pierce,Forrest David
MWF 12:00-12:50 PM MUR 402 - LAWRENCE
3 17836
MTHC 674 Orchestration I
A study of the four families of orchestral instruments (woodwinds, brass, percussion, and strings) concentrating on ranges, transpositions, timbres, and techniques of the various instruments. Scoring projects concentrate on voicing and balance within the individual choirs of the orchestra. Prerequisite: MTHC 205. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Barnes,James C.
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM MUR 440 - LAWRENCE
3 13569
MTHC 676 Orchestration II
A continuation of MTHC 674. Emphasis on scoring for full symphony orchestra and the large wind ensemble. Prerequisite: MTHC 674. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 678 Electro-Acoustic Composition I
Survey of concepts and practices of electronic sound synthesis. Required of music theory and composition majors, and open to other music majors by consent of department. Prerequisite: MTHC 315 or MTHC 316. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Haaheim,Bryan K
TR 02:00-03:15 PM MUR 412 - LAWRENCE
3 13570
MTHC 680 Electro-Acoustic Composition II
Basic concepts and techniques of electronic composition. For majors in music theory and composition. Prerequisite: MTHC 678 and consent of division. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 732 Introduction to the Analysis of Contemporary Music
Introductory course in the sequence, presenting the basic tools of post-tonal and 20th century composition, including, serial techniques, set theory, extended tertian harmony, minimalist techniques, contemporary tonality and other trends. Exploration of form and complex rhythmic structures as well as aural skills appropriate to the subject matter. Prerequisite: MTHC 315 or MTHC 316. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Street,David Alan
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM MUR 123 - LAWRENCE
3 13571
MTHC 733 Advanced Analysis of Contemporary Music
Analytical seminar, emphasizing intense study of larger contemporary works, using techniques learned in the first course (MTHC 732). Further content will vary according to the instructor. Includes aural skills work appropriate to the subject matter. Prerequisite: MTHC 732. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 741 Canon and Fugue
A study of strict imitation and fugal writing. Practical work in two, three, and four parts in various media. Prerequisite: MTHC 541. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 778 History of Music Theory
A historical survey of music theory, both practical and speculative, from the ancient Greeks to the late twentieth century. (Same as MUSC 778.) LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Street,David Alan
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM MUR 442 - LAWRENCE
3 25586
MTHC 789 Seminar on Selected Topics: _____
Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Osborn,Bradley Thomas
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM MUR 442 - LAWRENCE
3 29525
LEC Street,David Alan
MWF 03:00-03:50 PM MUR 442 - LAWRENCE
3 20591
MTHC 801 Advanced Analysis I
A bibliographic survey intended to explore aspects of both structure (rhythm, texture and timber) and methodology (semiotics, gesture and cognition) that variously complement the pitch-based approaches to musical interpretation associated with Schenkerian tonal analysis and pitch-class theory. Prerequisite: MTHC 732 Introduction to the Analysis of Contemporary Music or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 802 Advanced Analysis II
A bibliographic survey intended to explore in depth the pitch grammars developed by composers of Western Art Music since circa 1910, and the various methodologies assembled to codify them. Prerequisite: MTHC 732 Introduction to the Analysis of Contemporary Music or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 810 Advanced Tonal Form
An investigation of formal types, processes and functions in the instrumental tonal music of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 820 Seminar in Schenkerian Analysis
A study of the theories and analytical methodologies developed by the Austrian theorist Heinrich Schenker. Prerequisite: MTHC 410 or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 825 Computers in Music and Music Research
A seminar designed to develop and explore the use and programming of microcomputers as an aid in research and the production of music. Topics will include composition and production tools for music, structured program design, data representation, and basic computer-assisted instruction models. Prerequisite: EECS 138 or equivalent or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 830 Pedagogy of Music Theory
Procedures for teaching theoretical concepts and skills. Survey of available texts and related materials. Three credits when offered during a full academic term; one-two credits when offered as a short-term institute. Prerequisite: MTHC 315 or MTHC 316 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 853 Advanced Composition
Essentially for theory and composition majors on the master's level. May be repeated for credit. Summer session limit one to three hours. RSH.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13573
RSH Gailey,Daniel J.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13572
RSH Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13574
RSH Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13575
MTHC 887 Advanced Orchestration
Prerequisite: MTHC 676, or consent of department. May be repeated for credit. RSH.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 13576
MTHC 889 Seminar on Selected Topics: _____
Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 898 Recital
Recorded grade for MM Composition recital. LEC.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 24756
LEC Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 24757
LEC Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 24758
MTHC 899 Thesis
May be repeated for credit. THE.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13577
THE Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13578
THE Murphy,Scott Brandon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13582
THE Osborn,Bradley Thomas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13581
THE Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13579
THE Street,David Alan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13580
MTHC 953 Advanced Composition
Essentially for theory and composition majors on the doctoral level. May be repeated for credit. Summer session limit one to three hours. RSH.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 16202
RSH Gailey,Daniel J.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 22061
RSH Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13583
RSH Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13584
MTHC 965 Doctoral Composition Recital
May be repeated for credit. RSH.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 17459
RSH Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 17460
RSH Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 17565
MTHC 970 D.M.A
A lecture-recital and scholarly paper on a subject pertinent to the student's major field. Open only to candidates for the D.M.A. in performance. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2014 semester.

MTHC 972 D.M.A
A scholarly paper on a subject pertinent to the student's major field. Open only to candidates for the D.M.A. in performance and conducting. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. THE.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 18991
THE Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13585
THE Murphy,Scott Brandon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13588
THE Osborn,Bradley Thomas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13587
THE Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 13586
MTHC 999 Dissertation
May be repeated for credit. THE.
Fall 2014
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Barnes,James C.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-12 17412
THE Haaheim,Bryan K
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-12 13589
THE Murphy,Scott Brandon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-12 13592
THE Osborn,Bradley Thomas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-12 13591
THE Pierce,Forrest David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-12 13590
THE Street,David Alan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-12 20906


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