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,...
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.  ...
Silvey group

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...
Damien Sneed with Masters of Music student Bruno Bastos Do Nascimento

Guest Conductor Damien Sneed with Masters of Music student Bruno Bastos Do Nascimento
Photo by Bachelors of Music in Music Education student James Shemwell

In 2008, nine-time Grammy Award winner Wynton Marsalis was commissioned to compose a piece of music commemorating the 200th anniversary of Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church. This Thursday evening, April 20, 2017, MU’s Choral Union, University...
Júlia Coelho

Júlia Coelho 

MU School of Music graduate student Júlia Coelho (MM-Vocal Performance and MA-Musicology, ’17) will travel to Italy this summer to present her paper, “Claudio Monteverdi e La Favola d’Orfeo: Character Construction and Depiction of Emotion”, at the...

March 2017

Southwest Corner Rendering