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The University of Missouri-St. Louis provides a well-rounded education in music to both majors and non-majors and enhances the life of those on our campus and in surrounding communities through public performances and outreach events.

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The UMSL Department of Music offers a variety of undergraduate degrees and extraordinary performance opportunities that prepare students for careers as teachers, performers, and scholars.

Students choose from a wide range of areas of study and benefit from individualized instruction by dedicated faculty members who are renowned artists/teachers, scholars, and educators. Both majors and non-majors have the opportunity to participate in numerous ensembles, from small chamber groups to a full-size orchestra, choir, and wind ensemble.

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UMSL Music Outreach

The UMSL Department of Music is committed to community engagement, providing high quality and accessible musical experiences to the greater St. Louis community. We present regular concerts and recitals, which are open to all; we work with area K-12 schools; we offer workshops and camps for student musicians and educators.


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Chancellor Kristin Sobolik talks with Tim Nowak of World Trade Center St. Louis and St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page before Page's State of the County Address at the Touhill
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Eye on UMSL: County executive takes center stage
UMSL students rehearse a selection from Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" as Opera Theatre Interim Director Karen Kanakis looks on from the front row.
Department of Music Archives - UMSL Daily
Eye on UMSL: ‘The Marriage of Figaro’
Alla Voskoboynikova, Daniel Schene, Susan Lutz and Daniel Kuehler perform “Galop-Marche for Eight Hands” by Albert Lavignac during the All-Steinway Extravaganza last Thursday at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
Department of Music Archives - UMSL Daily
Eye on UMSL: Eight is enough
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