About our Department

The Department of Music at Southeast offers both a variety of performing and learning experiences usually found at a large university, and the individual attention and relaxed atmosphere expected of a small college. Among the benefits of attending Southeast as a music major are the following:

Our talented faculty offer instruction in all areas of musical study, including music education, performance, composition, electronic composition and world music. This outstanding group of educators has performed both nationally and abroad, with recognition in Canada, China, Czech Republic, England, Ireland, Japan, Scotland and the Ukraine. We have numerous performances of university ensembles, faculty and student recitals, and guest recitals at the River Campus. Tickets can be purchased for all events at the River Campus Box Office by calling 573-651-2265.


  • 10th Annual Family Holiday Concert Set for Dec. 2

    Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Music presents the Percussion Ensemble’s Family Holiday Concert on Saturday, Dec. 2. The 10th year for this holiday tradition continues the River Campus’s commitment to offering a variety of family entertainment. This event will take place in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. The first performance […]
  • Southeast Missouri Symphony, University Choir, Choral Union to Present Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’

    The Southeast Missouri Symphony, University Choir and Choral Union will combine to present Antonio Vivaldi’s festive “Gloria,” a celebrated work for orchestra and choir, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on the River Campus of Southeast Missouri State University. Also on the program will be “Winter” from Vivaldi’s […]
  • Children’s Theatre Workshop Celebrates Thanksgiving Through Performances

    Children interested in musical theatre are invited to study singing, dancing and acting this fall, as Southeast Missouri State University celebrates families and togetherness. The Children’s Theatre Workshop is for students in kindergarten-8 grade, and children of all levels of experience are encouraged to attend. Classes include physical and vocal warm-ups and character-building exercises. Students […]
  • River Campus Faculty Collaborating to Present ‘In Essence’

    Faculty members from the various Southeast Missouri State University River Campus departments will join forces Oct. 5 to present “In Essence,” a collaborative arts presentation. The performance, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall at Southeast’s River Campus, will feature members of the Department of […]


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Department of Music
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701