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Chris Dave And The Drumhedz: Tiny Desk Concert

Feb 21, 2020

"If you've never been to a Drumhedz show... ...we're gonna take you on a quick journey as if you're going through a record store," Chris Dave told the NPR Music offices at the top of his set, "picking up different genres of music and putting it in your bag."

How can one mourn a parent whose harsh judgments frame childhood? This question haunts Philip Kennicott's Counterpoint: A Memoir of Bach and Mourning.

This August will mark 100 years since women won the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th Amendment. To celebrate, the New York Philharmonic has commissioned compositions by 19 women for an initiative it calls Project 19, which had its first concert earlier this month.

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MU School of Music

On this episode of Mizzou Music we were joined by the Managing Director of the Mizzou New Music Initiative, Jacob Gotlib, and Yun-Peng Zhao of Quatuor Diotima, who will be performing two great shows here this week.


MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music we were joined in the studio by MU Professor of Horn, Amanda Collins. She stopped by to discuss her upcoming Faculty Recital, “I, too, Sing America” which is a celebration of composers, arrangers and poets of African descent.


MU School of Music

Joining me this week on Mizzou Music is Josh Boyer. He was in the studio to discuss the upcoming performance from the University Wind Ensemble and the All-Juniors Honor Band.


MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music we were joined by MU Professor of Trombone, Tim Howe. He stopped by our studio to discuss his upcoming faculty recital with Natalia Bolshakova.


MU School of Music

On Mizzou Music this week, MU Professor of Piano Peter Miyamoto stopped by. He joined us to discuss his upcoming recital of Beethoven Piano Sonatas.


Winter Semester Preview

Feb 4, 2020
Dale Lloyd, MU School of Music

On this week’s Mizzou Music, we are joined by Dr. Julia Gaines. She stopped by our studio to tell us about some of the amazing performances coming up this semester at Mizzou.


Sinquefield Music Center

Feb 4, 2020
Dale Lloyd, MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music, to celebrate the opening of the new Sinquefield Music Center, we’re getting a special audio tour of the building with the Director of the University of Missouri School of Music, Dr. Julia Gaines.


MU School of Music

On Mizzou Music this week, we were joined by MU Professor of Trombone, Tim Howe. He came by to tell us about a great way to kick off the Holiday Season, the 2019 Holiday Brass Concert.


MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music we were joined by MU Director of Bands Brian Silvey. He stopped by our studio to discuss an upcoming joint concert with the University Wind Ensemble and the Liberty North High School Wind Symphony.


MU School of Music

On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music, we were joined by MU Associate Director of Bands, Amy Knopps. She dropped by to tell us about an upcoming performance from the University Band and the Symphonic Band.


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