Announcing the Joyce Castle Campaign for KU Opera. With this effort, we have a fantastic opportunity to create a permanent fund supporting the opera program at KU. In doing so, we honor an extraordinary champion of this vital program in the School of Music. Read more...
- General Information for Spring 2021 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.
LAWRENCE - A favorite KU holiday tradition, the 97th Annual Holiday Vespers will be held on Sunday, Dec. 5 with concerts at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Lied Center of Kansas.
Vespers will feature the KU Choirs, conducted by Eduardo García-Novelli, Melissa Grady and Dwayne Dunn, the KU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Carolyn Watson, and the KU Trumpet Ensemble, conducted by Steve Leisring.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Paul Laird, professor of musicology at the University of Kansas, is known for his creative, energetic teaching style filled with movement and music.
After a class at KU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, the university’s continuing education center, Laird received a review from a participant that said, “Nail his shoes to the floor!”
KU Cello Club Conference: April 14-17, 2021
Behind the Music: Exploring Social Issues in Music
Panel: Addressing Social Issues in Music with Du Yun, Mazz Swift, and inti figgis-vizueta