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 we will contact you!
Dr. David Samson (Concert Band & Marching Band)
Dr. Kyle Wernke (Orchestra & Jazz)
Lorie Francis (Choir)

PROSPECTIVE STUDENT 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.

Form will be available June 1

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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Minor in Music

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

1. Students will take three ensemble courses (chosen from band, choir, or orchestra)

2. Students will take twelve credits chosen from the courses below: 

  • Music 1150: Music Understanding and Appreciation (3 credits)
  • MUSIC 1151: Music of Latin America (3 credits)
  • MUSIC 2161: Theory of Music I (3 credits)
  • MUSIC 2162: Theory of Music II (3 credits)
  • MUSIC 3251: History and Analysis of Music I (3 credits)
  • MUSIC 3252: History and Analysis of Music II (3 credits)
  • MUSIC 3253: History of Music for Film (3 credits)
  • MUSIC 2163: Introduction to Composition and Arranging (3 credits)

3. Other courses may be substituted with written permission from the Music Minor Advisor and approval from the Department Chair of ALP. 

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Music Faculty

Lorie Francis

Associate Teaching Professor

Dr. David Samson

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kyle Wernke

Assistant Teaching Professor