Category Archives: Competition

MSU a cappella groups head to regional competition April 2

Missouri State’s a cappella groups the Beartones and Hibernotes will be competing in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Midwest Semifinals at Washington University in St. Louis on April 2. MSU groups take first, second place in quarterfinals The …

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Saxophonist Dick Oatts to headline 2016 Jazz Festival

Grammy award-winning saxophonist Dick Oatts will headline Missouri State’s 2016 Jazz Festival in April. The festival is an opportunity for young musicians to perform at MSU and take master classes from jazz professionals. Register your band Registration is now open to school bands

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Opera students to compete at National Opera Association’s convention in January

Missouri State opera students will get the chance compete at the National Opera Association’s 61st annual convention this year in the graduate division opera scenes competition. The convention will take place Jan. 6-10 in Indianapolis and focuses on “Heritage and

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St. Louis sophomore wins Fite piano competition

Hans Chan, a sophomore of St. Louis, brought home the top prize in Missouri State’s 19th Annual Fite Family Young Artist Piano Competition on April 18. The young pianist was awarded $1,000. Second- and third-place winners Other winners included Alexandra

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Flutists flock to campus for Flute Day

Annual event promises competition, recitals, master classes Missouri State’s Flute Society and music department will partner with a few local music stores and organizations to host its annual Flute Day on April 18. In its 14th year, Flute Day will

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Jazz master, Airmen of Note to headline this weekend’s Jazz Fest

Area high school, junior high and middle school bands and ensembles will gather at Missouri State this Saturday, Feb. 28, for the 2015 Jazz Festival. Students will divide into competitive and non-competitive groups with divisions such as Big Band, 2nd

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Composition Festival will bring notable musicians, composers

Festival features five performances over four days The 2015 Composition Festival will bring students and faculty together with distinguished performers and composers in a four-day event next month. The events will include recitals featuring guest artists and composers, a composition

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19th Annual Fite Family Young Artists Piano Competition set for April 2015

The 19th annual Fite Family Young Artists Piano Competition is April 19, 2015. The contest is open to pianists between ages 14 and 18. The preliminary round of the Young Artist Competition will be conducted by mail. The semi-final and

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