Music blog

  • The 17th Annual Truman Honor Band

    February 18, 2015

    On Saturday, February 14, high school students from all over the state of Missouri and Iowa participated in the 17th annual Truman State University Honor Band in Kirksville, Missouri. This year’s festival had an astonishing 90 students participating, and many had the opportunity to audition for music scholarships at Truman. The band was under the […]

  • Truman Piano Festival This Weekend

    February 16, 2015

    The 32nd Annual Truman Piano Festival will take place Feb. 20 and Feb. 21 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.  The festival includes performances by a feature guest artist, Truman students and a competition for the Truman Piano Fellowship, a four-year full-ride scholarship to an incoming Truman piano major.This year’s featured guest artist is Dr. Pamela […]

  • Professor’s Music Review Published

    Dr. Thomas Trimborn, professor emeritus of music, had his review of the soundtrack recording of Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” published in the current issue of the Lincoln Herald, the longest running journal on the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.  John Williams’ score was performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus […]

  • Clarinet Student Receives University Grant

    January 12, 2015

    Congratulations to sophomore clarinetist Joelle Beusterien, who was recently selected to receive a university Grant-In-Aid of Scholarship and Research of $750 to attend the 2015 National Conference for the Organization of American Kodaly Educators in Minneapolis, MN this March.  Joelle is a music education major who is specifically interested in teaching elementary music.  She will […]

  • Gold Medal Concerto Competition Winners

    November 10, 2014

    Congratulations to the three students who were chosen as this year’s winners of the Truman Gold Medal Concerto Competition: Sarite Brown, violin; Cady Thomas, soprano; and Eian Zellner, trumpet.  These students will now have the opportunity to perform their concertos with the Truman Symphony Orchestra on a concert this spring.  They were selected from a […]

  • Students Compete at MMTA Conference

    November 7, 2014

    Congratulations to the Truman music majors who recently competed at the 2014 Missouri Music Teachers Association College Woodwinds Competition on November 6th in Columbia, MO: Meranda Dooley, clarinet; Joelle Beusterien, clarinet; Taeyeong Jung, clarinet; Joel Gordon, saxophone; and Chelsea Zellner, flute.  Taeyeong Jung received Honorable Mention, Joel Gordon received first place in the Upper Division, […]

  • Vocal Students Win NATS District Competition

    November 4, 2014

    This past weekend, the Truman Music Department hosted the Missouri District Auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, where over 200 singers and voice teachers from across Missouri participated, including 26 singers from Truman.  Eleven Truman singers advanced to the Semi-Final round, with two students advancing to the Final Round, where they both […]

  • Bluegrass Artist Rhonda Vincent Performs at Truman

    November 3, 2014

    Rhonda Vincent, bluegrass artist and five-time Grammy nominee, will perform during the second event of the Kohlenberg Lyceum Series at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in Baldwin Auditorium.Since releasing her first solo album in 1988, Vincent has gone on to produce more than 15 others. Additionally, she has collaborated with many popular names in the industry […]

  • Who’s that playing the opening of World Series game 6?

    October 29, 2014

    Truman’s tuba and euphonium professor, Steven Seward, performed the national anthem as part of the Kansas City Symphony in Game 6 of the World Series. Seward has been the principal tuba with the Kansas City Symphony since 1982 and has been on the faculty at Truman since 1983. You can spot him right in front […]

  • New Horizons Music Festival

    October 15, 2014

    The 16th edition of the Department of Music’s festival of contemporary music will be held of the Truman Campus October 24th and 25th.  This year’s Festival features six concerts on the beautiful Truman State University campus in Kirksville, Missouri. We are pleased to announce that our guest composer for this year’s festival is  Amy X […]

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