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April 2016

Patrick Graham Opera picture
Patrick Graham as Figaro in "The Marriage of Figaro" Show-Me Opera, March 2016 Missouri Theatre photo by Dale H. Lloyd Patrick Graham’s nomination to the University of Missouri Board of Curators will not become official until the Missouri...
from left to right Leslie Perna, Julie Rosenfeld, Janice Wenger MU music faculty members Janice Wenger (piano), Julie Rosenfeld (violin), and Leslie Perna (viola) traveled to San Antonio to perform the world premieres of two trios by Randall...
Mizzou New Music Ensemble in San Antonio
top picture - Mizzou New Music Ensemble photo by Stefan Freund bottom picture - Ben Colagiovanni photo by Dale H. Lloyd Earlier this week, the Mizzou New Music Ensemble (MNME) traveled to the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)...

March 2016

flying colors CD cover
Sixth Release by the Concert Jazz Band! flying colors with Randy Brecker on trumpet and Mike Mainieri on vibraphone Arthur White, director Song list: Sweet Baby Sam by Arthur White Lakewood and Wayne by Ryan Erik Adamsons Das...
1967-68 MU Studio Jazz Band
By Aarik Danielsen reprinted from the Columbia Daily Tribune Sunday, March 20, 2016   Per usual, Jim Widner is thinking about the gig. The longtime jazz studies director at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is among a...
Last week at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) national conference in Atlanta, Dr. Wendy Sims was named the 2016 Senior Researcher for the Society for Research in Music Education.  This award recognizes significant, long-term...
This past weekend, Shane Batchelor, who is in his first year as a graduate student in the School of Music, took first place at the Mid-Missouri Percussive Arts Trophy (MMPAT) competition down in Lebanaon, Missouri.  There were 20 collegiate...
(reprinted from the Democrat & Chronicle; part of the USA Today Network) It’s not every day that a composer uses the words “bawdy,” “raw” and “unrefined” to describe her work. But Stephanie Berg doesn’t seem like an everyday composer. And...

2016

Marching Mizzou Ireland
The Big M of the Midwest will participate in the 2016 St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin. Keep up with their activies through daily blog posts. Marching Mizzou 2016 Blog   (Click on the day heading to go to the full entry)...
University Singers
MU School of Music's University Singers will present a concert on 3/19 at 7:30 PM at First Baptist Church. This concert will feature music and poetry of African-American composers and poets, creating a proactive event for ...

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