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About the School of Music

The School of Music at Eastern Kentucky University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that are certified by the National Association of Schools of Music, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

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EKU music students have the opportunity to study with a dedicated faculty of performing musicians and scholars. Main campus facilities include an excellent music technology lab with 24 iMac computer stations, recording and studio engineering software and equipment, a keyboard lab, an extensive music library, three concert halls, and numerous practice rooms. The School of Music presents over 100 concerts annually, including faculty concerts and recitals, ensemble performances, masterclasses, and performances and clinics by guest artists.

Scholarships are available to talented applicants and a limited number of scholarships are also available to non-music majors.

Our Mission Statement:


  • We provide a relevant and comprehensive music curriculum through individualized attention and student-centered learning.
  • We create a diverse community of musical leaders for the 21st Century who will enhance the fabric of their society, the Commonwealth, and beyond, through the power of music.

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School of Music

521 Lancaster Avenue
Foster 101
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-3266

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