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Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Theatre & Voice


The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Theatre & Voice degree requires 124 credits.

Students will receive classical vocal training combined with theatrical arts. Voice lessons/vocal study will be focused on art songs, oratorio, opera and other classical pieces. Students receive training in vocal technique, languages and diction, vocal repertoire, acting, and the theatrical arts.  Performance opportunities range from workshops to fully staged productions, allowing students to develop their talents at the most beneficial pace.

Students will be studying with faculty members who are nationally and internationally recognized in their field. Courses in Music Theory and Musicology are part of the in depth exploration of music as well as performing a junior recital and a senior recital.

With this degree, students can go on to pursue graduate studies in music, establish private studios, audition for theatre/musical productions, or create their own path in music or music-related endeavors.


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
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually