A symphony of spectacular sounds: KU School of Music announces Collage Concert for 2023

Get ready for a musical extravaganza like no other as the University of Kansas School of Music proudly presents its highly anticipated Annual Collage Concert! This extraordinary event promises to be an evening of sheer enchantment and artistry, taking place on September 19th, 7:30 p.m. at the Lied Center. Best of all, it's FREE and open to the public. 

The Collage Concert is a thrilling showcase that brings together the finest talents from the University of Kansas School of Music. This year's concert features the artistry of the KU Symphony Orchestra, the award-winning Chamber Choir, a percussion group, Jazz Ensemble 1, Wind Ensemble, and more. One of the biggest draws for audiences is the grand finale – an electrifying performance by the renowned Marching Jayhawks! The band makes a very unique entry into the Lied Center and delivers a show-stopping performance that will have the entire audience on their feet, clapping, cheering, and celebrating the contagious spirit of Jayhawk pride! 

"The Annual Collage Concert is a celebration of the remarkable talent and dedication of our students and faculty. It is an unforgettable evening that showcases the very best of the University of Kansas School of Music,” says Interim Dean Paul W. Popiel. “We invite everyone to join us for this sensational event and experience the power of music in all its splendor."

All proceeds from the Collage Concert benefit the Student Opportunity Fund, a resource providing essential financial support for School of Music students participating in competitions, presentations, and conferences throughout the country and beyond. Attendees can donate to the fund online at http://kuendowment.org/collage.   

Admission to the Collage Concert is FREE, and doors will open at 7:00 p.m. on September 19th at the Lied Center. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to arrive early to secure the best seats in the house.

About the University of Kansas School of Music:

The University of Kansas School of Music is renowned for its distinguished faculty, exceptional students, and comprehensive musical programs. With a commitment to excellence, innovation, and community engagement, the School of Music nurtures the next generation of musicians, educators, and scholars.

For more information, please contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.