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Jacob Gotlib was recently hired by the MU School of Music as the managing director of the Mizzou New Music Initiative. Gotlib talked with Trevor Harris from Classical 90.5 on a recent episode of Mizzou Music.
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Tracing The People's Republic Of Beethoven

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Imagine you're a teenager in Beijing in the 1960s and '70s, during the Cultural Revolution. Everything that's deemed Western and bourgeois is banned — so listening to a 78 rpm recording of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, powerfully transformative as it might be, is off limits.

BADBADNOTGOOD On World Cafe

Aug 23, 2016

The Toronto improvisational band BADBADNOTGOOD recently released its fourth album, IV. The instrumental group includes Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, Leland Whitty on saxophone and Alexander Sowinski on drums. The four, most of whom met at Humber College, have become known for their jazz-inflected covers of hip-hop songs and, notably, for their collaborations with Tyler, the Creator.

Jean-Baptiste "Toots" Thielemans, the Belgian-American musician who cut a singular path as a jazz harmonica player, died in his sleep Monday in his hometown of Brussels. He was 94.

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University of Missouri School of Music

Jacob Gotlib was recently hired by the MU School of Music as the managing director of the Mizzou New Music Initiative. Gotlib talked with Trevor Harris from Classical 90.5 on a recent episode of Mizzou Music.


Emily Andrews

Emily Andrews is the new director of community programs at the MU School of Music. She was a guest on a recent episode of Mizzou Music. Andrews talked about her changing role at the school and long-time work as a Columbia music educator.  


Elizabeth Joy Roe

This week's CD of the Week on Classical 90.5 is the new release from pianist Elizabeth Joy Roe. She recorded the complete nocturnes of 19th century Irish composer John Field.


University of Missouri School of Music

The upcoming school year features new faculty and, of course, new students. Julia Gaines looks ahead to the 2016-2017 academic year on this episode of Mizzou Music.


Steven Tharp

The repertoire for voice is expansive. This week on Morning Classics, hear excerpts from Trevor Harris' recent interview with Steven Tharp. He is an Assistant Professor of Voice in the MU School of Music.


DanielSilliman.com

Daniel Silliman is a resident composer at the Mizzou International Composers Festival this week in Columbia. He was a guest on a recent episode of Mizzou Music with host Trevor Harris.

Matthew Browne

Matthew Browne is an American composer who is one of eight recently chosen as resident composers at the 2016 Mizzou International Composers Festival. Browne was a recent guest on Mizzou Music.


Mizzou Music: Wang Lu

Jul 28, 2016
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Composer Wang Lu is one of eight resident composers at this week's Mizzou International Composers Festival. Trevor Harris spoke with her for an episode of Mizzou Music on Classical 90.5.

Sarah Bettison

Oscar Bettison is a guest composer at this week's Mizzou International Composers' Festival. He talked about his background and his unique instrumentation on a recent episode of Mizzou Music on Classical 90.5.

Ethan Forte

The Creating Original Music Program is a week-long intensive course for young composers. The program welcomed another class of aspiring young composers to the MU campus earlier this summer for a one-week intensive course in making new music. Two of this years participants were Columbia's Ethan Forte and Adam Cohen from St. Louis. Forte and Cohen were guests on Mizzou Music.


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