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Join MSU’s journey to become an All-Steinway School

Many changes are on the horizon for students as Missouri State continues its push to overhaul the facilities and accommodations the music department offers. The Steinway Initiative is key to that plan. What does it mean to be an All-Steinway …

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Summer breeze: Enjoy classical music the best way possible

Jane A. Meyer Carillon Series returns to Missouri State July 10 The Jane A. Meyer Carillon Series, an outdoor concert on the lawn of Duane G. Meyer Library, will resume July 10 with the second concert of the 2016 season. More about the …

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Music department moves out of Ellis Hall

Ellis Hall will be closed for construction during the 2016-17 school year, and will reopen in fall 2017. The equipment, classes and offices have been relocated to the Glen Isle Shopping Center on South Glenstone Avenue. More about the relocation Classes, as well …

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Top 3 reasons to see the President’s Concert this year

With two performances scheduled, the Missouri State President’s Concert is shaping up to be one of the top university events of the year. The concert will be hosted for free at 7:30 p.m. on April 30 at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for …

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Musicians of all ages invited to annual Flute Day

Missouri State’s 15th Annual Flute Day is here! World-renowned flutist and guest artist Philip Dikeman will headline this event on Friday, April 22, as flutists of all ages come to campus for a variety of activities. Free Flute Day open to …

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Renowned pianist takes stage for Patricia Pierce recital

Award-winning pianist Brian Hsu will be performing a free concert on April 14 for the Patricia Pierce Guest Artist Piano Recital. More about Brian Hsu Hsu is an assistant professor and keyboard department coordinator at Loyola University in New Orleans. Since …

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Grammy Award-winning saxophonist to teach young musicians at next week’s Jazz Festival

Young musicians from across the Ozarks will be on campus April 23 learning from renowned saxophonist Dick Oatts at this year’s Jazz Festival, to be held at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Area students get training, feedback at annual event Festival registration …

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Longtime band director to pass baton this summer

In July 2016, Jerry Hoover, music professor and director of bands, will retire after more than 30 years at Missouri State. Saying farewell to a band era Hoover joined the university in 1985 and started the Pride Band program. In March, Hoover …

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Opera Theatre explores themes of piety in weekend performances

Missouri State’s award-winning troupe Opera Theatre will perform a double bill of operas this weekend at First and Calvary Presbyterian Church. Operas to be performed The group will perform the short operas, “Saint Thomas the Carpenter” and “Suor Angelica” in performances on …

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