March 2019

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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...


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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...

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...

September 2018

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra to read works by Mizzou composers Mikkel Christensen, Ben Colagiovanni, and Libby Roberts Columbia, MO - Three University of Missouri student composers will have their works played this year by musicians with the St....

July 2018

MU Health Care Sponsorship
Press Release about MU Health Care Marching Mizzou Sponsorship        
Clarinets performing at festival
The Missouri Clarinet Quartet (MCQ), under the guidance of Dr. Wesley Warnhoff, recently returned from their European debut in Ostend, Belgium. They were performing as part of the International Clarinet Association’s (ICA) ClarinetFest 2018, a...
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....


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...