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School of Music

KU School of Music to host Prairie Winds Festival

Thu, 01/19/2023

LAWRENCE — Nearly 100 music students from across the region will descend onto the University of Kansas Lawrence campus next month for the Prairie Winds Festival, hosted by the School of Music. 

Miriam Adam, musicianHigh school participants will join the School of Music’s world-class faculty for two days of music and learning. The event Feb. 3-4 will feature several events, including master classes, ensemble rehearsals and concerts.

The festival will also feature guest artist Mariam Adam, clarinet, a founding and former member of the twice-Grammy-nominated woodwind quintet Imani Winds. Adam has been invited for solo recital and chamber music concerts in several prestigious venues, as well as several festivals throughout the world. To learn more, please visit Adam’s website.

On Feb. 4, the festival will host two concerts available to the public at the Lied Center of Kansas:

  • KU Jazz Ensemble I, noon
  • KU Wind Ensemble, Crossroads Wind Symphony and the Prairie Winds Honor Band with special guest Mariam Adam, 7:30 p.m.

To learn more about Prairie Winds Festival, please visit the event website. Tickets are $25 for adults and $14 for students/youth, and they are available at the Lied Center Box Office or online. For more information, please visit or call 785-864-2787.

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