News

2017

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.  ...
Jeremiah Rittel & Dr. Crabb

Jeremiah Rittel & Dr. Crabb

Earlier this summer, Dr. Paul Crabb, Director of Choral Activities for the MU School of Music, traveled to the Conservatorio di Musica Domenico Cimarosa in Avellino, Italy for a unique and special project.  In 2012, the two schools developed an...
Jenna Braaksma, Madelyn Munsell, and Christine Seitz

Jenna Braaksma, Madelyn Munsell, and Christine Seitz at the conference competition

In January, 2017, we posted the an article about three of our students receiving first place in the MTNA West Central Division competition in Boulder, CO.  Those students advanced to compete and place in the national competition March 18-22,...
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For 65 years, Mizzou has opened its doors to the State Music Festival, coordinated by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.  The festival brings 10,000 potential Tigers to campus as well as family members and music teachers...
Urlacher with piano

School of Music piano technician, Lucy Urlacher, tests out the freshly painted street piano
Photo credit: Tina England

In hundreds of cities across the globe, one can walk down the street and encounter a beautifully painted, bright piano.  The global phenomena began in 2008 in the United Kingdom in an effort to encourage strangers to stop and enjoy a little...

May 2017

MU School of Music’s Dr. Michael Budds has been awarded the Campus Writing Program’s Writing Intensive Teaching Excellence Award.  The award recognizes contributions to outstanding Writing Intensive teaching on MU’s campus.  Nominees are...
As the academic year draws to a close, the School of Music recognizes some of our student’s achievements.  These include papers being accepted at conferences and/or published, job placements, and acceptance at graduate schools.  ...
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Dr. Wendy Sims, Bradley Regier,
Dr. Brian Silvey, Aaron Wacker

This Spring, Dr. Brian Silvey, Associate Professor of Music Education, along with four other University of Missouri faculty members, was awarded the Graduate Professional Council Gold Chalk Award. The award recognizes University of Missouri...

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