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Graduate Certificate in Music Performance

The Graduate Certificate in Music Performance offers a one-year program providing an intensive period of post-baccalaureate study in music performance or conducting. It is intended for exceptionally gifted and accomplished performers and conductors seeking professional performing careers, but not wishing to engage in academic studies required for a graduate degree. Study is available in woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings, piano, voice, organ, church music, jazz, carillon and conducting (band, orchestra and choir).



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.