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Nov 11, 2022

Fall Jazz Concert Nov. 17

2022-11-15T14:11:07-06:00

Nov. 15, 2022–The jazz program of the Missouri Western State University School of Fine Arts will present its annual Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 in the Kemper Recital Hall, Spratt Hall room 101. The performance is free and open to the public. The concert will feature a performance by the MWSU [...]

Fall Jazz Concert Nov. 172022-11-15T14:11:07-06:00
Sep 09, 2022

Halligan takes over Golden Griffon Marching Band

2022-09-01T14:50:43-05:00

Sept. 1, 2022--When the Golden Griffon Marching Band takes the field before the football home opener at Missouri Western State University Thursday evening, they’ll do so under new leadership. Dr. Matthew Halligan takes over as Director of Athletic Bands after leading the U.S. Naval Academy Drum and Bugle Corps. “Matt has the background as well [...]

Halligan takes over Golden Griffon Marching Band2022-09-01T14:50:43-05:00
Feb 02, 2020

Music hosts 14th annual Jazz Festival Feb. 13

2020-02-12T10:47:33-06:00

The Music Department of Missouri Western State University will host their 14th Annual MWSU/Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival Thursday, February 13, featuring the KC Reeds and Rhythm. During the day school groups will be performing in Blum 219 and the Fulkerson Center. This year’s festival will feature 16 school groups from around the Midwest. Each ensemble performs for the [...]

Music hosts 14th annual Jazz Festival Feb. 132020-02-12T10:47:33-06:00
Feb 02, 2020

News-Press NOW: Young Monster Concerts raise scholarship money

2020-04-16T14:57:01-05:00

Over 80 young musicians ranging from 6 years old to precollege came from around the area and performed in the Young Monster concert to raise money for musical scholarships on Saturday afternoon. Around 400 people were in attendance to listen to the musicians play piano, guitar and violin ensembles. The musicians played a wide variety [...]

News-Press NOW: Young Monster Concerts raise scholarship money2020-04-16T14:57:01-05:00
Feb 02, 2020

MWSU to host honor choirs for middle, high school students

2020-02-03T16:07:40-06:00

Feb. 3, 2019—The Missouri Western State University Choral Program will host the sixth annual MWSU High School and Middle School Honor Choirs on Monday, Feb. 10. A day of music education will end with a free concert featuring both choirs, the MWSU Concert Chorale and Chamber Singers at 7 p.m. in the Fulkerson Center. More [...]

MWSU to host honor choirs for middle, high school students2020-02-03T16:07:40-06:00
Dec 12, 2019

Chamber Singers perform with high school choirs Dec. 5, 6

2019-12-03T16:09:16-06:00

Dec. 3, 2019—The Missouri Western State University Chamber Singers will present their annual Winter Concert Series with area high schools on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5 and 6. Both concerts are free and open to the public. “This series provides the opportunity for high school students and university students to collaborate and share their love [...]

Chamber Singers perform with high school choirs Dec. 5, 62019-12-03T16:09:16-06:00
Oct 10, 2019

MWSU Chamber Singers perform with area high schools

2019-10-14T09:33:33-05:00

Oct. 8, 2019—The Missouri Western State University Chamber Singers will present their annual fall concerts with area high school choirs on Sunday, Oct. 13 and Thursday, Oct. 17. The Chamber Singers will perform with the Truman High School Mixed Chorus at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at First Presbyterian Church, 201 N. 7th Street. They [...]

MWSU Chamber Singers perform with area high schools2019-10-14T09:33:33-05:00
Oct 10, 2019

Famous Horowitz piano coming to Missouri Western

2019-10-14T09:33:18-05:00

Oct. 8, 2019—The personal Steinway piano of Vladimir Horowitz, considered by many to be the greatest pianist of the 20th century, is making a tour of the United States, with a stop at Missouri Western State University. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in the Kemper Recital Hall, Spratt Hall [...]

Famous Horowitz piano coming to Missouri Western2019-10-14T09:33:18-05:00
Jul 07, 2019

4barsrest.com: Brighouse makes American link to enhance professorial music partnership

2019-07-25T16:30:04-05:00

The Yorkshire Champion makes a trans-Atlantic musical link as Lee Harrelson of Fountain City Brass becomes their new Visiting International Professor to work alongside David King. TUESDAY, 23 JULY 2019 Yorkshire Champion, Brighouse & Rastrick has acted swiftly following the recent departure of conductor David Thornton with news that Lee Harrelson will take up the [...]

4barsrest.com: Brighouse makes American link to enhance professorial music partnership2019-07-25T16:30:04-05:00
Jun 06, 2019

National Youth Brass Band of America debuts June 22

2019-07-02T10:41:40-05:00

June 20, 2019—The inaugural course of the newly founded National Youth Brass Band of America (NYBBA) will culminate with a public concert at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22, in the Potter Hall Theater at Missouri Western State University. The concert is free and open to the public. Founders Helen and Lee Harrelson established NYBBA to [...]

National Youth Brass Band of America debuts June 222019-07-02T10:41:40-05:00