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Mizzou Music: Eva Szekely

Feb 14, 2019
MU School of Music

Joining us this week on Mizzou Music are MU Professor of Violin Eva Szekely and visiting scholar Evgueni Ratchev from the University of Londrina, Brazil. We discussed the upcoming MU Chamber Soloists performance.


MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music MU Director of Bands  Brian Silvey stopped by to tell us about the upcoming University Wind Ensemble performance that will also feature the All-Juniors Honor Band and a few special guest percussionists.


MU School of Music

On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music Julia Gaines stopped by to tell us all about the upcoming Friends of Music Scholarship Fund benefit and the music of Jerome Kern.


Mizzou Music: Amy Knopps

Feb 11, 2019
MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music we were joined by Amy Knopps. She dropped in to talk about the upcoming Symphonic Band and University Band Concert at the Missouri Theatre.


Robert Torres

This week on Mizzou Music we got to speak with the inventive bass clarinet and marimba ensemble Transient Canvas. We discussed their new album “Wired” and their upcoming residency and performance here at Mizzou.


Dale H. Lloyd, MU School of Music

On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we were joined by Alice K. Dade, Assistant Professor of Flute at the MU School of Music. We talked about her upcoming faculty recital and some of the special guests and pieces we can expect to hear.


Dale H. Lloyd, MU School of Music

Joining us on this week’s episode of Mizzou Music is Julia Gaines, Director of the University of Missouri School of Music. She stopped by to tell us all about the great line up of performances for this semester.


MU School of Music

On this week’s Mizzou Music we were joined by Mizzou Professor of Piano, Peter Miyamoto to talk about his upcoming faculty recital.


MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music we were joined by Pete Zambito, Asst. Teaching Professor of Percussion, to discuss his upcoming faculty recital.


MU School of Music

On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we were joined by Brian Silvey, Director of Bands at the MU School of Music. We discussed a tour that the University Wind Ensemble and the University Singers are taking to St. Louis on January 17 and 18.

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