February 2016

Trey Makler and others at Sheldon premiere
Last Wednesday, February 24, MU School of Music senior composer Trey Makler had a piece premiered by St. Louis musicians Peter Henderson (piano) and Andrew Cuneo (bassoon) at the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis.  Seen in this picture from...
Drei Bones
Dr. Timothy Howe has recently released a new recording of trombone trio music on Emeritus Records with the Drei Bones Trombone Trio. The new CD includes many works that have been recorded before and one new commission by composer Tom Davis. Drei...
Exit 128 at Oh My Ears Music Marathon
The MU student-led chamber orchestra that creatively calls themselves Exit 128 (think about I-70 for a minute!) recently went on tour to Phoenix, AZ to perform at the Oh My Ears New Music Marathon with stops in Boulder, CO and Norman, OK on the way...
There are a lot of occupations that are inherently at risk for injuries, such as farming or firefighting or construction. But unless you are a musician, you probably don’t consider being a pianist a profession that entails much risk of injury. Paola...

January 2016

$2 Million Gift Provides Continued Support for New Music at MU
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield, residents of Westphalia, Mo., have given a gift of more than $2 million over three years to the University of Missouri to support the Mizzou New Music Initiative (MNMI). The MNMI brings...
José Martínez
Mizzou graduate student José Martínez has been selected by Third Coast Percussion to take part in their Emerging Composers Partnership for the 2016-17 season. Read article  
FOM Cole Porter event
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with An Evening of Cole Porter Friday, Feb. 12 in the Reynolds Alumni Center Ballroom. This event is the Friends of Music 2016 Campaign kickoff and features faculty and student performers singing and playing the music of...


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