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KU Youth Chorus to start off new year October 13

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The KU Youth Chorus (KUYC) will begin its seventh year on October 13, 2011, at the University of Kansas.

The choir is a non-auditioned group for children in grades 4-8 and is under the direction of Dr. Debra Hedden, associate professor of music education and music therapy.

KUYC meets most Thursdays until mid-May from 4:30-5:45. Parents and children are asked to attend the initial, brief meeting on October 13, with rehearsal following. The choir rehearses in 328 Murphy Hall on campus. Information about the KUYC and the rehearsal schedule is available here »

Please call Debra Hedden at 785-864-9638 or email her at dhedden@ku.edu for additional information. Two scholarships are available for financially challenged families.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436. MUSIC.KU.EDU

 



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