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Vocal exam

Megan Decker with Dr. Maria Dietrich

In September of 2016, approximately 15 voice majors in the School of Music participated in vocal health assessments with the Department of Communication Science and Disorders.  Dr.
MU School of Music’s saxophone instructor, Professor Leo Saguiguit, is honored to be among one of 8 people to receive the 2016 Faculty-Alumni Award.  The awards, begun in 1968, recognize the achievements of faculty and alumni.
Esterhazy Quartet

Esterhazy Quartet performing at
Berklee College of Music
in David Friend Hall

For the last twenty years, MU’s faculty string ensemble-in-residence, the Esterhazy Quartet, has traveled to Berklee College of Music in Boston for their annual guest residency focusing on new music for string quartet.

10/19/2016

MU's School of Music is proud to have three faculty ensembles in residence: Missouri Quintet (Woodwind), Mizzou Brass (Brass), and Esterhazy Quartet (Strings).  Two of these ensembles will be presenting recitals this Homecoming weekend.

October 2016

Rosenfeld/Wenger picture
This past summer, MU School of Music faculty member Julie Rosenfeld was selected to receive a 2016 SEC Travel Grant.
Chanticleer poster
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ENSEMBLE, CHANTICLEER, COMING TO MU WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016

September 2016

Kai Manning headshot
After auditioning in March, senior vocal major Kai Manning, (BA '17), has been selected to sing the national anthem at the Kansas City Royals home baseball game Tuesday, Sept.
Dr. Peter Miyamoto and Ted Arthur in front of Memorial Union
Ted Arthur began his studies at MU in Fall 2004, double majoring in Journalism and Music.  Ted was an excellent student at MU where he developed both of his areas of expertise and learned so much from his instructors and fellow classmates. 
Amazon Cello Choir

front row:  Amazon Cello Choir

back row:  Jennifer Pilz, Executive Director of Missouri Partners of the Americas; Dr. Eli Lara, MU Assistant Professor of Cello; Ms. Eva Szekely, MU School of Music Director of International Programs, Professor of Violin; Dr. Aureo deFreitas, Director, Amazon Cello Choir; Dr. Linda Kruger, founding member of Brazilian string project

photos by Tina England

2016

New Faculty Recital

(pictured, clockwise) Leigh Munoz, Julia Bentley, Phillip Sink and Wes Warnhoff, are featured in the 2016 New Faculty Recital on September 26, 2016 at 7:30 PM.

MU School of Music is proud to welcome several new faculty this school year.  Several of them will make their recital debut in a New Faculty Recital to be held Monday, September 26, 2016 (details located at end of article).  New faculty

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