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What’s New and Noteworthy in the music department

Dr. Keith Talley, chairman, department of music September 7, 2018

The halls of the Fine Arts Complex are usually filled with music during the fall and spring semesters. After a mostly quiet summer, marching band students began arriving two weeks before classes started...

Practice session for Carmina Burana

Southern Symphonic Chorus presents ‘Carmina Burana’

Kjersti McDonald, Staff Writer April 4, 2014

The Southern Symphonic Chorus will present Carl Orff’s cantata Carmina Burana at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 13, at the Central Christian Center, 410 S. Virginia Ave., in Joplin. Director of Choral Studies...

Master pianist to visit Southern

Jesse O. Walls March 31, 2014

Guest pianist, Roger Wright, will be visiting the Southern campus for two events: a piano master class on April 3 and as a guest soloist for Gershwin Tonight! on April 4. A professional pianist, he received...

Stacey Barelos, assistant professor of music, piano and music theory, is inspired by the composers she performs. Her recital will include works by Brahams and Erik Satie, as well as a composition she wrote

Piano instructor performs faculty recital

Jesse O. Walls, staff writer March 7, 2014

The music department will host a faculty piano recital by Stacey Barelos, assistant professor of music, piano and music theory, on Thursday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Corley Auditorium.“I think she’s...

Music Department to host piano recital

Jesse O. Walls February 14, 2014

Pianist Ilia Radoslavov, assistant professor of music and piano at Truman State University, will perform in Corley Auditorium on Monday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m.“He’s a very prestigious pianist,” said...

Ryleigh Williams and Coran Furguson practice playing the violin at Missouri Southern on Nov. 18.

Young Suzuki students perform on campus

Savanah Mandeville, web editor November 22, 2013

Two separate groups will perform baroque, classical and romantic pieces at the Suzuki Student Recital in Corley Auditorium Nov. 23.A 1:30 p.m. performance will consist of 20 students, and a 3 p.m. performance...

Violinist Chin Kim, left plays as Dr. Kexi Liu conducts the orchestra during rehearsal Wednesday night for the La Musica Italiana performance in Taylor auditorium, Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Professional joins Southern for Italian performance

Brad Stout, campus life editor November 8, 2013

The Missouri Southern Music Department will present La Musica Italiana tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Taylor Performing Arts Center. Directed and conducted by Kexi Liu, music professor and director of Suzuki...

Students embrace Halloween season

Brad Stout, Co-Campus Life Editor October 17, 2013

Halloween is once again making its way to the Southern campus, and in more ways than one. The Missouri Southern Music Department will hold two student piano recitals the week of Halloween that feed off...

Royals cut drum line

Lakin Adams, Managing Editor October 5, 2012

The Missouri Southern drum line recently had its ‘royal thunder’ stolen. The group, also known as ‘The Royal Thunder Drum Line’ had been playing for the Kansas City Royals, but due to budget concerns,...

Music major singing to complete education

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor September 24, 2012

Brittni Frazier, music education major, will be performing her senior vocal recital on Sept. 25 in Corley Auditorium.Frazier is a senior at Missouri Southern and is currently enrolled in her fifth year....

Music industry degree debuts

Gabi Markovich, Web Editor September 21, 2012

Starting this semester, students will have another major to choose from: music industry.The addition of this new degree program, according to Brian Fronzaglia, assistant professor of music, was in response...

Brown, Liu receive sabbaticals for Fall 12’ semester

Gabi Markovich, Staff Writer February 10, 2012

Sabbaticals have been granted to two Missouri Southern professors so they may work on scholastic writing projects.Dr. Joey Brown and Dr. Kexi Liu are the sabbatical recipients. Sabbaticals are granted...

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