Lois Elmer

Administrative Professional for Music Education & Music Therapy
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Lois Elmer serves in a dual capacity as the scheduling officer for the School of Music (SOM) and as the office manager and primary contact for Music Education and Music Therapy (MEMT). She provides a variety of information such as program, admission and advising procedures, and enrollment processes.

As scheduling officer she is responsible for overseeing, administering, and coordinating the SOM schedule of classes production and associated room schedules. In her role as MEMT office manager she provides student records management for undergraduate and graduate MEMT students from pre-admission through post-graduation.

Additionally, she provides direct assistance to the MEMT division director, MEMT graduate director, and the School of Music Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

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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
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.