Music Program

Missouri S&T music faculty and students talk about the transferable skills you'll develop by participating in our music program and highlight the variety of ensembles and courses we offer.

Join our music program!

We offer students a variety of music ensembles to participate in as well as courses in music appreciation, music history, and music theory and composition. Our faculty-led ensembles include two concert bands, jazz band, marching band, two choirs, and two orchestras. 

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Ensembles

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Forms and Information

Prospective Students

Interested in learning about the music program at S&T?  Fill out the form below and one of our faculty members will contact you.
Dr. David Samson (Concert Band & Marching Band)
Dr. Kyle Wernke (Orchestra & Jazz)
Lorie Francis (Choir)

PROSPECTIVE STUDENT FORM

Instrument and Locker Request

Fill out the form below to request a university-owned instrument or a locker for your personal instrument. If you need a university-owned instrument AND a locker for your personal instrument, please fill out the form twice.

Questions? Contact Lauren Perala 

Instrument/Locker Request Form

Instrument Repair Request

Fill out the form below to request a repair for a university-owned instrument. 

Questions? Contact Lauren Perala.

Instrument Repair Request Form

 

Marching Band Registration

Fill out the form below if you'll be participating in marching band. This form is required whether you're enrolled in the course or not. 
Questions? Contact Dr. David Samson.

REGISTER HERE

Ensemble List Serves

Fill out the form below if you're an incoming or returning student who is enrolled in an ensemble for credit, or you would like to participate for no credit. This will ensure you receive our email notifications.

Contact Dr. David Samson.

Ensemble List Serve Form

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Practice Rooms

Room Usage Guidelines for Fall 2020
  • Usage of practice rooms will be limited to S&T students using the pianos. For the time being, students cannot use the rooms to practice wind or string instruments.
  • Students must use wash their hands or use hand sanitizer before entering the practice rooms.
  • Face coverings must be worn inside practice rooms at all times.
  • Only one person will be allowed in each room.
  • Practicing will be limited to 30 minutes at a time.
  • We will rotate between nonadjacent rooms so three rooms are available at a time and each room will sit empty for at least 30 minutes before being used again.
  • Room keys, light switches and doorknobs will be disinfected at the end of each day and throughout the day based on usage.
Practice Room Schedule (*subject to change)

Fall 2020 Practice Room Hours

Mondays: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., and 1-6:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., and 1-5:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., and 1-9 p.m.

Thursdays: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., and 1-9 p.m.

Fridays: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., and 1-6:30 p.m.

Keys can be checked out in 127 Castleman Hall.

Questions? Contact Lauren Perala at (573) 341-4185 or email peralal@mst.edu.

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Minor in Music

The following courses are required to receive a Minor in Music:

  • 8 hours of Music Theory (offered in the Fall semester on even years)
  • 6 hours of Music History and Literature (offered in the Fall semester on odd years)
  • Participation in one or more major ensemble(s) each semester while working on the music minor.

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Contact Dr. David Samson for more information about a Minor in Music.

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Music Faculty

Lorie Francis

Associate Teaching Professor

Dr. David Samson

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kyle Wernke

Assistant Teaching Professor