July 2018

Brian Silvey
Dr. Brian Silvey, Director of Bands and Associate Professor of Music Education, was recently appointed as the next Editor of Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. The mission of the peer-reviewed online journal, which is published in...
UEA percussion students with Abby Rehard

Abby Rehard with a group of UEA percussion students and Professor Tarcisio Braga

The School of Music now has three independent official partnerships in Brazil and this summer, our faculty and staff will visit all three.  With funding from the MU Staff Development Award, staff members Ben Harting and Abby Rehard were able to...

June 2018

Missouri String Project Concert

Patrick Ordway, music education student and recent graduate, (also newly employed as the strings teacher at West Middle School in Columbia) performs with students in the Missouri String Project on their final concert in the Missouri Theatre.

We are pleased to announce that MU’s music education degrees are now being offered by the School of Music in the College of Arts & Science.  Bachelor and master’s degrees were migrated from the College of Education over the past two years....
composers Pictured here: Dr. Stefan Freund, Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield, senior Aaron Mencher, graduate student Doug Osmun, Conductor Gemma New, senior Dustin Dunn, Dr. Carolina Heredia  


Anthony Blatter
It was a big weekend for soon-to-be sophomore Anthony Blatter, a vocal music major in both music education and performance.  On Sunday in Las Vegas, he won first place in the Finals competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing...
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April 2018

Aaron Mencher
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Dade, Akhmadullin, Rosenfeld with CDs

Alice Dade, Iskander Akhmadullin, and Julie Rosenfeld with final products

Producing recordings is a regular part of the creative achievement music professors work on but to have three professional recordings being released by three different music labels in one semester is a significant recognition for the School of Music...

March 2018

Sax studio at NASA/CCM
The North American Saxophone Alliance held their biennial conference March 8-11, 2018 at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM).  The Mizzou Saxophone Ensemble was one of about a dozen saxophone studio ensembles that...

December 2017

Performance in church

Dr. Brandon Boyd, piano; Josh Chism, Marques Ruff, Meaghan Neel, Kiernan Steiner, Aubrey Smith

In December 2017, several School of Music teaching assistants (Joshua Chism, Meaghan Neel, Marques Ruff, Aubrey Smith, and Kiernan Steiner), accompanied choral directors Dr. R. Paul Crabb and Dr. Brandon A. Boyd, on a trip to Italy to present...