Chorale concert with orchestra conducted by Sara Blessing


We are delighted you are visiting our music department. If you are a prospective student, alumnus, parent or simply just visiting, we hope that you will take your time and explore our website and learn more about our outstanding music program led by our world-class faculty. We invite you to attend our concerts, workshops and events.


The Graceland University Music Department and its internationally recognized faculty are committed to excellence through the mentoring of aspiring performers and music educators to succeed professionally and be marketable in the 21st century.

Graceland students have many opportunities to participate in performance ensembles including symphonic band, jazz band, chamber singers, concert choir, orchestra, percussion ensemble and The Steel Deal Steel Pan Ensemble, the Marching Yellowjackets, and a variety of chamber ensembles. Music majors, music minors and music education (teaching certificate) students have the opportunity to take courses in music theory and analysis, ear-training, music history and literature, conducting, music technology, play and sing in performing ensembles, and present solo performances and recitals. Whether your interest is to become a music educator, performer or for personal enrichment, Graceland offers you a wealth of opportunity to engage in music at a high level.

For more information, please contact
The Music Department
Melinda A. Leoce, Department Coordinator
Graceland University
1 University Place 
Lamoni, IA 50140  
office: Shaw 192
ph: 641.784.5275
fax: 641.784.5487



Music Upcoming Events

JAN 22
Missouri Music Educator's Conference

Start: Jan 22, 2020 End: Jan 25, 2020

Multi-Day Event

For more deails and registration, visit the Missouri Music Educator's Association website:

First Thursday at Noon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

DEKKO Graceland Winds Honor Band Festival

Start: Feb 7, 2020 End: Feb 8, 2020

Multi-Day Event

Visit the Workshop webpage for more detials, registration and schedule: 

Music Audition Day

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

FEB 14
Music Audition Day #4

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM