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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:

Mission Statement:

The Department of Music provides a student-centered curriculum to develop the artistic, intellectual, and multi-cultural competence needed to excel in the modern world of music. Experiential learning opportunities prepare students for professional careers in music performance and education as transformative participants in their communities.

Vision Statement:

The Department of Music seeks to be a nationally-known music program recognized for musical and academic excellence.

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.

News

  • Southeast Wind and Percussion Concert May 3-4 at River Campus

    The Southeast Missouri State University Concert Band and Wind Symphony present their final concert of the year May 3 and 4. Performances both days will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. Face coverings will be required, and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Due to [...]
  • ‘Chamber Music Concert for Flute, Cello and Piano’ to be Presented at River Campus May 1

    The Department of Music at Southeast Missouri State University presents a “Chamber Music Concert for Flute, Cello and Piano” May 1 at Southeast’s River Campus. The Concert will feature Southeast faculty members Dr. Sara Edgerton, cello, and Paul Thompson, piano, joined by guest Dr. James Thompson, flute, in an eclectic program of chamber music. The [...]
  • Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra to Present ‘The Lark Ascending’ Concerts April 26-27

    The Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra presents “The Lark Ascending” April 26 and 27 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on the River Campus. Both concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. Face coverings will be required, and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Due to capacity limits, patrons are encouraged to reserve their seats [...]
  • ‘Sundays at Three’ Series Concludes April 25 with ‘Featuring Southeast’

    The 2020-21 season of Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus “Sundays at Three” series will conclude on April 25 with “Featuring Southeast.” The concert is scheduled for 3 p.m. in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Recital Hall. Face coverings will be required, and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Due to capacity [...]

Contact

573.651.2141
bdelph@semo.edu
River Campus Seminary 254
Department of Music
One University Plaza, MS 7800
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701