Category Archives: Announcement

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

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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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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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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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Renowned flutist Philip Dikeman to headline Flute Day in April

Missouri State’s 15th Annual Flute Day will be held April 22, and will feature world-renowned flutist and guest artist Philip Dikeman. Free Flute Day open to flutists of all ages Now on a Friday, the event will include activities for

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OPT highlights Pride band with documentary

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On March 31, Ozarks Public Television will air their documentary on the Missouri State Pride Marching Band, “The Beat Goes On — MSU’s Pride Marching Band.” More about the band The Missouri State University band began in 1908 with 16 members. It

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Clarinet Day gives students chance to learn from top musician

American clarinetist Dr. Wesley Warnhoff will be on campus to offer master classes and a recital on March 19 for the music department’s annual Clarinet Day. The free event will give musicians the chance to learn techniques and perform with students,

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Moon City Press book on homeless teens making debut at diversity conference

On March 15 and 16, a series of events will celebrate the Moon City Press Book, “Throwaway Youth,” including a jazz performance, readings and a book signing. Book tells stories of homeless teens in Springfield The book offers real accounts of homeless teenagers …

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Cellist, dancer to perform on March 3 in William T. White Recital Series

On Thursday, March 3, cellist Steuart Pincombe and dancer Nitsan Margaliot will perform for the music department’s 2016 William T. White Recital Series. Line through Limitation: Experiencing Bach and Britten through Cello and Dance This year’s event is titled “Line through Limitation:

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Fite piano festival to feature Avguste Antonov on Feb. 25

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The Fite Family Piano Festival spring recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Ellis Hall 217B. The recital will feature a solo piano performance given by Avguste Antonov Featured pianist Antonov, an artist in residence at The Master’s Touch School

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