June 2018

composers Pictured here: Dr. Stefan Freund, Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield, senior Aaron Mencher, graduate student Doug Osmun, Conductor Gemma New, senior Dustin Dunn, Dr. Carolina Heredia  

April 2018

Aaron Mencher
See Jordan's story here.  
Dade, Akhmadullin, Rosenfeld with CDs

Alice Dade, Iskander Akhmadullin, and Julie Rosenfeld with final products

Producing recordings is a regular part of the creative achievement music professors work on but to have three professional recordings being released by three different music labels in one semester is a significant recognition for the School of Music...

March 2018

Sax studio at NASA/CCM
The North American Saxophone Alliance held their biennial conference March 8-11, 2018 at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM).  The Mizzou Saxophone Ensemble was one of about a dozen saxophone studio ensembles that...

December 2017

Performance in church

Dr. Brandon Boyd, piano; Josh Chism, Marques Ruff, Meaghan Neel, Kiernan Steiner, Aubrey Smith

In December 2017, several School of Music teaching assistants (Joshua Chism, Meaghan Neel, Marques Ruff, Aubrey Smith, and Kiernan Steiner), accompanied choral directors Dr. R. Paul Crabb and Dr. Brandon A. Boyd, on a trip to Italy to present...

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...


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...
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...


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...