Music University 2022 Information


Music University takes place on the campus of Drake University in the Harmon Fine Arts Center, with the primary space & check-in at the Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center.


Free parking is available in the surface lot directly east of the Harmon Fine Arts Center. Street parking is also available near Drake University.

Drake University is also accessible via DART Route 3 and Route 60. Bike parking is available on campus.


What is Music University?

Music University is an annual conference and showcase presented by the DMMC for musicians and music industry workers in Iowa. This year’s theme is building sustainable careers in music. Join us for a full day of workshops, panels, keynotes, and connecting with others in our music ecosystem.

Who is Music University for?

Music University is for musicians, music industry workers, music nonprofits, and those looking to learn more about the music industry. All ages and experience levels are welcome.

What portion of Music University is free?

The entire conference is free. The MU Showcase at xBk is ticketed; tickets are available here.

Will sign language interpreting services be available?

Upon request. Please reach out to us at

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