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MU School of Music
Detailed information regarding auditions for Fall 2019 choral ensembles, concert bands, orchestra, and jazz bands, as well as piano area auditions and voice studio placement hearings is now available! Please read the Fall 2019 Audition Overview...
Ireland 2020
  Marching Mizzou Student Itinerary and Information As you may have seen on our social media pages Marching Mizzou has officially accepted the invitation to perform in the St. Patrick's Festival Parade in Dublin and in the...

2019

Lea Award
MU School of Music’s Dr. Peter Lea has been selected to receive the Undergraduate Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching with Technology for 2018. Students and colleagues alike provided letters of recommendation supporting Dr. Lea’s nomination....
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April 25-27, 2019 – MU Campus For the 67th time, MU will be the host institution for the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Music Festival which brings over 10,000 high school musicians to campus to be adjudicated...
Kemper Award
Dr. Brian Silvey, director of bands and Music Education professor, was pleasantly surprised when Chancellor Cartwright visited Wind Ensemble rehearsal March 11 to present him with a Kemper award, the highest teaching award available on the Mizzou...
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Following a highly competitive audition, School of Music Graduate Student, Austin Wright, was selected to serve in a United States Marine Fleet Band.  Started during World War II, the Marine Fleet Bands consist of 10 renowned ensembles who...

March 2019

Dr. Marcia Spence
After 24 years at Mizzou, Horn Professor Marcia Spence has decided to retire. During her career she performed in 18 foreign countries, presented recitals at 62 colleges and universities, and played with the St. Louis Wind Symphony, Dallas Wind...
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Jordan Yount in the College of Arts & Science wrote a wonderful article about the Esterhazy Quartet's 50th anniversary celebration!  Please click here to read all about it.
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Huiyun Liang

Five current or former students have been selected by peer review to present at the Music Teachers National Association National Conference in Spokane, Washington March 16-20.  All study or studied in some manner with Dr. Janice Wenger, Piano...

January 2019

St. Louis tour poster
Each January, ensembles from the MU School of Music participate in a recruiting tour.  This year’s tour will take two groups to the St. Louis area to visit ten different schools.  The University Singers, the top choir in the School under...

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