With the completion of the Sinquefield Music Center, MU plans to become a new front runner in regard to music.
The $4 million gift will develop a center that seeks to be nationally recognized for researching, teaching, archiving and celebrating American music history, specifically Missouri music culture.
This gift will help fund the New Music Initiative for a three-year cycle.
This marks the second year of the collaboration.
Music students will have accommodations that make learning easier.
A book compiling personal, historical accounts related to the School of Music will be released later this year.
A $100 million multi-phase plan was proposed to renovate or replace outdated research buildings.
School of Music Director Julia Gaines: “Our facilities are awful compared to most any of our peers. People are coming from high schools that are much better than our facilities."
Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield have donated almost $15 million to support composition at MU.
Ph.D. candidate Aaron Wacker: “After these hard previous weeks, it’s inspiring to see the community here playing beautiful music.”
All the proceeds go toward the School of Music’s new building.
Classical musicians Peter Miyamoto and Michael Heald talk about their lives, work and the music that has brought them together.
From fashion to wooden utensils to photographs, various types of artwork from different time periods were on display.
Rex Sinquefield resigned from the DFA board in 2013, just six days after a teachers union accused him of having ties to people who favor cutting teachers’ pension.
From Cyprus to Missouri, Savvidou has a life-long commitment and passion for music.
Makler began his involvement with music when he started playing the oboe in seventh grade.
The two-week program will take place in and around Chartres, France.
Budds has been a professor at MU for 32 years.
Eight student musicians will perform at the Missouri Theatre on Monday.
School of Music will bring a percussive lineup to the Missouri Theatre on Sunday.