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New Morse Code wins Ariel AVANT Grand Prize

New Morse Code

New Morse Code (KU Music Assistant Professor of Cello Hannah Collins and Michael Compitello, percussion) is dedicated to enriching contemporary culture by advocating for new expressions in music and art. The duo strives to present bold, engaging performances of new works while catalyzing collaboration with instrumentalists, actors, dancers, and visual artists. See the announcement from Ariel AVANT.


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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
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
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