Overview

Doctor of Musical Arts

The degree of Doctor of Musical Arts is a recognition of high professional attainment. Since only exceptionally well-qualified candidates are admitted to the program, doctoral studies are devoted primarily to developing professional qualifications for teaching at the college level. The degree of Doctor of Musical Arts is offered in

  • Church music (organ or choral conducting emphasis),
  • Composition,
  • Conducting (band, choral, or orchestral), and
  • Areas of performance.

Contact Info

Conducting

Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Dr., Room 124B
Lawrence, KS 66045-3103
785-864-3561
http://www.music.ku.edu/programs/conducting
Paul Popiel, Division Director
785-864-3561
ppopiel@ku.edu

Conducting

Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Dr., Room 336
Lawrence, KS 66045-3103
785-864-9739
http://music.ku.edu/programs/conducting
Paul Tucker, Division Director
785-864-9739
kuchoral@ku.edu

Conducting

Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive, Room 126
Lawrence, KS 66045-3103
785-864-4499
http://music.ku.edu/programs/conducting
David Neely, Division Director
785-864-4499
dneely@ku.edu
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  • 2nd in the nation for prestigious faculty Fulbright awards
  • 26 Rhodes scholars
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
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