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The KU School of Music

The KU School of Music is one of the finest in the US and offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs. 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.

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Undergraduate Degree Programs

World-renowned faculty, state-of-the-art performance venues, and a rich campus life await you at the KU School of Music. Learn more about our undergraduate programs and start your journey to becoming a Musical Jayhawk.

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Graduate Degree & Certificate Programs  

Graduate students will work with internationally recognized faculty who are leaders in their discipline, engaged in research, composition, and practice, with a strong sense of community and collaboration. The KU School of Music fosters close working relationships between faculty and fellow students, with robust degree programs that will advance your career and professional goals.

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The KU School of Music

Nationally recognized

award-winning student ensembles

95% or higher job placement

rate for Music Education and Music Therapy graduates

Nationally recognized

graduate degree programs

Opportunities for double majors

and non-majors to pursue their musical interests

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A Music Conservatory education plus the rich campus life of Kansas’ flagship university

KU School of Music Events

KU Music News

LAWRENCE – Based in the Kansas City area and taking its name from the Indo-Persian word for “new” and the Uzbek word for “music” or “melody,” the NAVO arts organization is focused on the new and the international.

Lawrence, KS - The KU School of Music is proud to announce the highly anticipated “Lift Every Voice Concert of African American Song” on March 10, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

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The 42nd class of University Scholars and their faculty mentors were recognized during a reception hosted by the University of Kansas Honors Program at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in Nunemaker Center. Attendees celebrated this year’s scholars and mentors with refreshments and heard remarks from Sarah Crawford-Parker, University Honors Program director, and faculty member Nathan Wood.

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