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February 2018

Dean Anderson and Chamber Soloists

Dean Anderson and all of the MU Chamber Soloists and guests.

During the month of February, the School of Music has hosted seven Brazilian guests from our partnering music schools in Brazil.  These guests are visiting classes, sitting in rehearsals, performing in our ensembles, and taking lessons with...

2018

Friends of Music Valentine's Gala
February 14, 2019 Friends of Music Campaign Kick-Off Valentine's Day Gala, 6:00-9:00 pm Holiday Inn Convention Center The Way You Look Tonight:  The Music of Jerome Kern   Don't stress about getting restaurant...
High School Events
2018-19 Events MSHSAA State Music Festival - April 25-27, 2019 Marching Band events - Band Day, Homecoming Parade, Champion of Champions All-State Music Prep Day Mizzou Double Reed Day - Saturday, February 2, 2019 MU/RBHS...
The University Wind Ensemble Tour got off to a great start.  However, there's been a little change in plans.  They were scheduled to perform at Independence High School and Raymore-Peculiar High School and Grain Valley High School ...

January 2018

University Singers tour poster
The University of Missouri's top choir and concert band will be on tour this week throughout the state of Missouri.    Each January, the School of Music sends out students to tour certain regions of Missouri as a recruiting and...

2017

CD cover
Two Hemispheres, featuring Professor Dan Willett, and recent and newly employed alum, Dr. Paulo Oliveira (MM 2015) was released in November 2017. Oliveira, classical guitar, and Willett, oboe, met during Oliveira’s pursuit of graduate degrees in...
MU at Kauffman
In late October, 45 MU students and faculty attended the Kansas City Symphony concert featuring Shostakovich's Violin Conceto No. 1 and Dvorak's Symphony No. 8.  Thanks to a generous gift to the College of Arts & Science by a Marching...
Dr. Minturn and Abby Rehard

with alum Abby Rehard

On October 18 in the Great Room of the Reynolds Alumni Center, Dr. Neil Minturn was awarded the 2017 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award for Distinguished Teaching.  As a required part of the award and celebration, Dr. Minturn presented a lecture...
Carolina Heredia headshot
University of Missouri School of Music Post-Doctoral Fellow in Composition Carolina Heredia is the winner of the 2017 MTNA/MMTA Composer Commission Competition. Her prize is a $1,500 commission for a new work to be premiered in November 2018 at the...
Stoke and Dade receiving award
Last April, the School of Music was notified that our flute professor, Alice Dade, was one of two recipients of the Provost's Outstanding Junior Faculty Research & Creative Activity Award.  She was honored at a dinner October 24 hosted by...

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