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School of Music Faculty Emeriti


Professor Emeritus, Piano
Photo of James Barnes
Professor Emeritus, Composition and University Bands
Professor Emeritus, Flute
Professor Emeritus, Horn
Alicia Clair
Professor Emerita, Music Education/Music Therapy
Photo of James Daugherty
Associate Professor Emeritus, Music Education
George Duerksen
Professor Emeritus, Music Education/Music Therapy
Robert Foster
Professor Emeritus, Director of Bands Emeritus
Professor Emerita, Music Education
Steve Hedden
Professor Emeritus, Music Education
Professor Emeritus, Composition
Professor Emeritus, Music Theory
Edward Laut
Professor Emeritus, Violoncello
Professor Emeritus, Clarinet
Professor Emerita, Voice
Professor Emeritus, Voice
Professor Emeritus, Musicology
Photo of Richard Reber
Professor Emeritus, Piano
Professor Emerita, Piano
Stanley Shumway photo
Professor Emeritus, Music Theory
Tom Stidham
Professor Emeritus, University Bands
Professor Emeritus, Trumpet


School of Music Events
KU Today
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.
—ALA

KU School of Music