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Music Education

Welcome to the Library Resource Page for Music Education

This guide is intended to help you locate information for your research and to complete your assignments. 

If you need any further assistance, please contact your librarian, Rachel Crane by email at Rachel.Crane@wichita.edu or by phone at      316-978-5078.

For more information and resources relating to the study of music, please explore the WSU Libraries subject guide for Music.

The Music Lesson by Gerard ter Borch, at the J. Paul Getty Museum

The Music Lesson by Gerard ter Borsch - at the J.Paul Getty Museum

Music and Languages Innovation Center Hours

Fall 2016 (August 22 - December 16)*

Monday and Tuesday 8.a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

*Closed Monday, September 3rd for the Labor Day holiday.
*Closed Thursday, November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
*Closed from December 20 through January 3rd, for the holidays and intercession break.

The Thurlow Lieurance Memorial Music Library

The Thurlow Lieurance Memorial Music Library is located in the Music and Languages Innovation Center (MALIC), in Jardine Hall, room 313, along with the Savaiano-Cress Language Lab.  Begun as a departmental collection, the holdings were incorporated in to the University Libraries system in 1981.  The library is named in honor of composer and former dean of the Wichita State University School of Music, Thurlow Lieurance.  The collection consists of scores, sound recordings (compact discs, phonograph records and audio cassettes), music videos, and basic music reference materials. The collection's primary purpose is to support the music curriculum, therefore the acquisition of new materials emphasizes the current areas of study and performance.

The Music/Fine Arts Librarian is available to assist faculty, staff and students, as well as the general public, with their research, and is available for individual or class library instruction by prior arrangement. Please phone (316-978-3029) or e-mail in advance to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Library of Congress Classification Outline for Music

Subclass M   - Music

Subclass ML - Literature on Music

Sibclass MT - Instruction and Study

How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain

El Sistema: Music to Change Life  
See the entire DVD - check it out from the Music Library - call number ML719.V46 S57 2009