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Brass & Percussion

Horn | Trumpet | Trombone | Tuba/Euphonium | Percussion

The Brass & Percussion Area is part of the School of Music, which is home to a nationally and internationally known music faculty of educators, performers, directors, recording artists, musicologists and theorists. Most activities take place in Murphy Hall, an impressive facility that contains Swarthout Recital Hall, Gorton Music Library, the Robert Baustian Theatre, the McCurdy Jazz Studio and refurbished practice rooms. The larger ensembles perform in the Lied Center, a 2,020-seat performing arts hall with state-of-the-art production capabilities.

View the undergrad degrees or graduate degrees sections for degree options, admissions and policies, or see studio information.

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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.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.