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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...
1896 Cadet Band picture

Cadet Band on the steps of Jesse, Savitar 1896, University of Missouri
 

Music at MU Pre-1917 One hundred years ago in the Fall of 1917, a music class at the University of Missouri could be listed on your official transcript as a course within a music major or minor, and the Department of Music was born.  However...
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Mizzou has been recognized as one of the top universities for its price by being named a Best Buy in the 2018 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, a resource for parents and students in the U.S., U.K. and Canada for more than 30 years. ...
Dr. Neil Minturn

Dr. Neil Minturn
Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient

MU School of Music faculty members, Dr. Neil Minturn and Prof. Alice Dade, were recently awarded prestigious teaching awards.  Dr. Neil Minturn received the Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching Award.  ...

2018

High School Events
2019-20 Events MSHSAA State Music Festival - April 30-May 2, 2020 Marching Band events - Band Day, Homecoming Parade, Champion of Champions - Fall 2019 All-State Music Prep Day - Sunday, October 27, 2019 Mizzou Double...

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