Stanley Shumway

Professor Emeritus, Music Theory
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A music theorist and composer, Shumway was chair of the first unified music department in KU's history in 1981. He held the post for five years. He formerly served as associate dean of the KU School of Fine Arts and as director of graduate studies. A faculty member from 1961 to 1996, Shumway is the author of the widely used text Harmony and Ear Training at the Keyboard, published by McGraw-Hill.

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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
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44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.