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International Institute for Young Musicians 

The IIYM 2019 Summer Music Academy and Blüthner Competion will not take place. We look forward to seeing students in future years with a new program.


Summer Music Academy


2019 Blüthner International Piano Competition 

 
 

ABOUT IIYM

The International Institute for Young Musicians L.L.C. is an American organization dedicated to creating world-class opportunities for young musicians from around the globe. IIYM assists participants in translating artistic vision into high performance through direct, practical, and fully involved guidance from internationally renowned professionals. The IIYM Summer Music Academy, under the direction of Dr. Scott McBride Smith, is an internationally recognized course of intensive study for young musicians, offering instruction to students from around the world who wish to improve their mastery of performance.

Student Achievements

IIYM students enjoy success all over the world. Our students have been named Steinway Young Artists, featured in the media, and won top prizes in international piano competitions.

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IIYM Newsletter

Fall 2018


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

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