- General Information for Fall 2020 music students: music.ku.edu/safety
- Protocols for ensembles: Band, Choral, Jazz, and Orchestras
- Details on the university’s protocols for re-opening campus can be found at Protect KU.
Among the finest music schools in the United States, the KU School of Music offers comprehensive programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For generations, the School of Music has provided the soundtrack to KU's rich traditions. Our students perform on the world's biggest stages, learn from leading experts in their fields and take their studies beyond the classroom to concert halls, clinics, schools and hospitals.
Richard Adger, KU BM '17, MM ’19, MMA ’20, will be the 2020–2021 Morse Postgraduate Fellow in the Yale School of Music’s Music in Schools Initiative starting in September. Read more: Fostering confidence: music-making and personal development (Photo credit: Matt Fried)
The Cortona Sessions for New Music, founded and directed by Michael Kirkendoll, Associate Professor of Piano, was forced to move its 11th season from Cortona, Italy to an online format which took place in August.
The KU Double Reed Ensemble recorded "The Coming of Light" remotely after the KU campus closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic last spring. The piece is composed by Dustin Murdock who was a freshman oboe performance major.
The University of Kansas School of Music is pleased to announce that Anthony Lee, DMA ’20, received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Hungary in piano performance. Dr. Lee will engage in performance studies at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest as well as conduct research on the rich history of the Academy.