Category Archives: Special Event

Music education for elementary students begins Jan. 20

Missouri State music students will have the opportunity to put their teaching skills to the test for the spring semester String Project. The String Project, which is entering its eleventh year, teaches second- and third-grade children how to play a …

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Chorale to tour northern Missouri and Kansas in January

Missouri State’s touring choir Chorale will be traveling to northern Missouri and Kansas for a three-day tour in January. Each performance is free and open to the public. Schedule Liberty, Missouri Liberty United Methodist Church Jan. 5, 7-9:30 p.m. Prairie …

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Registration open for Double Reed Day

Oboe and bassoon players in grades 7-12 are invited to Missouri State’s 2016 Double Reed Day, to be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 6, 2016. Registration will be open until Feb. 1. Performances are open to …

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Choral and symphony students to perform free Holiday Concert

Missouri State’s Grand Chorus and Symphony Orchestra — 278 performers in total — will join for the University’s annual Holiday Concert on Dec. 1 at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. Dr. Christopher Kelts, director of orchestral …

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Jazz studies to get boost from professor’s art collection

Bill Armstrong, a Missouri State emeritus professor and co-founder of the Watercolor USA Honor Society, has donated several pieces of art to be sold in two fundraising events in November. The proceeds will benefit the MSU jazz studies program led …

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MSU bands participate in Veterans Day events

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Missouri State’s bands will perform at two events during this year’s campus Veterans Day celebration. For a full list of campus events related to Veterans Day, visit the university communications website. A Musical Salute To Our Veterans Concert The Jazz …

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Speed dating on agenda for Nov. 6 opera performance

Dr. Ann Marie Daehn will debut Michael Ching’s “Speed Dating Tonight!” Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in Ellis Recital Hall. Admission is $5, which can be paid in advance online. Tickets will not be …

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Recital series celebrates work of German poet

Dr. Carol Chapman is coordinating a two-day festival on Oct. 23 and 25 at Ellis Recital Hall to pay tribute to 19th century German poet Heinrich Heine. The event, called “Heinrich Heine: German Poetry in Music,” is part of the …

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