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University of Missouri School of Music Mission Statement
Our mission is
- To prepare students to make meaningful contributions in the world as performers, composers, teachers, and scholars.
- To expand the understanding and impact of music through faculty and student performance, composition, and research.
- To foster appreciation for music and participation in musical activities throughout the campus.
- To enrich and engage the broader community through performances and educational programs.
- To serve — as the School of Music of Missouri’s flagship university — as a resource for the state, the nation, and the world.
- Music’s unique ability to improve the human condition.
- Musical citizenship and collaboration — serving and connecting with others through music.
- Creativity, innovation, and diversity of perspectives.
- A close-knit learning and performance environment, with extensive faculty-student interaction.
- The University’s stated commitment to Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, and Excellence.
Approved by the School of Music faculty, May 7, 2009.