Southeast graduate returns to act as juror for Annual Juried Student Exhibition
After originally coming to Southeast Missouri State University to play football, Kyle Triplett never thought he would be holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics when he graduated in 2008.
Southeast Concert Band and Wind Symphony play together
Southeast Missouri State University's Wind Symphony and Concert Band have been preparing for their upcoming performance since the beginning of the semester. The two bands have been practicing pieces that are described as "a collection of musical gems and magical moments" on the River Campus website...
The music never stops for The Mike Renick Band
It's Valentine's Day at the Rude Dog Pub and by a quarter to 10 the Mike Renick Band has found a groove hammering out The Police's "Message in a Bottle." Sitting at a table in the corner there's a bearded 30-something wearing a slight frown. He's not lonely. ...
Faculty members perform classical music for university
Applause filled the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall on Tuesday night at the conclusion of Dr. Timothy Schmidt's and Matt Yount's collaborated faculty voice and piano concert. Schmidt, an assistant professor of music at Southeast Missouri State University, sang bass-baritone while Yount, the Department of Music's collaborative pianist, accompanied on a Steinway. ...
Skillet and Third Day to bring multiple genres to Cape area
The Show Me Center will host to an incredibly distinct group of performers on March 2. The Spring 2014 Tour will include genres from bouncy pop to rock and metal.
Show Me Center welcomes Hunter Hayes
Students on Southeast Missouri State University's campus are excited to welcome country music singer Hunter Hayes to the Show Me Center this spring. Hayes will be traveling with his "We're Not Invisible" tour and be accompanied by guest singers, Dan + Shay and winner of "The Voice," Danielle Bradbery.
Arts Council of Southeast Missouri has mission to serve public and artists
Otto Dingeldein, a distinguished silver and metalsmith, started a club in 1961 called the Christian Allied Arts Council. Little did he know that club would evolve into a non-profit organization and eventually into the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, as it is known today...
Exhibiting Excellence benefits the community and university
The Rosemary Berkel & Harry L. II Crisp Museum on Southeast Missouri State University's campus will be host to the Exhibiting Excellence exhibit beginning Feb. 9. Nearly 100 pieces of artwork will be on display, including drawings, sculptures, paintings, fibers, ceramics, printmaking, mixed media and photography...
Faculty recital goes classic
Southeast Missouri State University faculty members Dr. Timothy Schmidt and Matt Yount have paired up for the third time as they prepare for a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall. Schmidt began planning this recital last spring and began rehearsing with Yount toward the end of last semester...
Old School Hype charms with covers
Southeast Missouri State University student Alex Amelunke decided to start a band with his little brother Caleb Amelunke in 2010. He didn't realize initially that his band would be what it is today. "I guess it started with him playing guitar, really," Alex Amelunke said. "Once he started getting better I was like 'We should start a band, and I'll sing,' even though I hadn't really sung at all. Then we found a drummer at Delta, and it was really just us three at first."...
Harry Connick Jr. Orchestra's saxophonist to play at the Clark Terry/Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival
More than 500 students from area high schools and middle schools are expected to showcase their talent in Southeast Missouri State University's 16th annual Clark Terry/ Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival along with Southeast's own jazz bands.
Opera features projected backgrounds and dialogue
The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Music's upcoming production of "The Magic Flute" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a fantasy opera that features two love stories and an ultimate test of good and evil.
Emmys Foundation chooses mass media professor Jim Dufek as faculty fellow
Dr. Jim Dufek, professor of mass media received the rare honor of being one of 20 professionals chosen as a faculty fellow to go to Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation, the organization which created the Emmy Awards.
Music, dancers, food and holiday spirit at Holiday Percussion Concert
Percussion, dancers, milk and cookies are just a few of the fun elements that Southeast Missouri State University applied percussion professor Dr. Shane Mizicko tries to add into the annual Holiday Percussion Concert.
Double Fret duo to provide nostalgia to audience with holiday chamber music
Patrick Rafferty, classical guitar adjunct faculty member at Southeast Missouri State University, and Laura Guyer Ross, adjunct professor of double reeds at Southeast, of the music department call their duet performances "Double Fret."
Faultline Film Festival Winners
The Fault Line Film Festival award ceremony was held on Nov. 20 at the at the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at the River Campus.
Senior BFA Exhibition to showcase student artwork and designs
Seniors will showcase their year's work before they graduate at the Senior BFA Exhibition, as part of their requirement to receive their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Southeast Missouri State University.
Williams' play to be performed at River Campus
Orpheus Descending is a production that brings old traditions of a small town in the deep South to life. The classic American drama has a dark humor intertwined with love affairs, racial aspersions and tragedy. Bart Williams, acting and stage combat professor at Southeast Missouri State University, is the executive director of Orpheus Descending. ...
The Band Perry to perform at Show Me Center
Live Nation brings The Band Perry: We Are Pioneers World Tour to the Show-Me Center on Feb. 21, 2013. Lead singer of The Band Perry is Kimberly Perry, joined by her two brothers Neil and Reid. The band originally is from Jackson, Miss. and released their debut album back in 2010. ...
Elisabeth von Trapp delivers the Sound of Christmas
As the holidays draw near, Southeast Missouri State University is hosting a Christmas treat. As a part of the 2013-2014 Touring Series, Elisabeth von Trapp and the Carolian Brass quintet will perform on Thursday at the River Campus. Trapp is the granddaughter of Baron Georg Johannes von Trapp and Baroness Maria von Trapp, who is technically von Trapp's step-grandmother, the couple whose lives the musical "The Sound of Music" is based on. ...
Local artists show off their work in the Arts Council's Regional Juried Exhibition
Both students and professors from Southeast Missouri State University are eager for the beginning of the Cape Arts Council's annual Regional Juried Exhibition. The Regional Juried Exhibition is a yearly show featuring entries by artists in Cape Girardeau and the surrounding five-state region. The gallery is set to be open for public viewing from Dec. 6 to Jan. 25...
Three Southeast students featured on MTV2ôs 'Guy Court' in November
It started out with just a simple question on MTV2's website: "Do you know a guy who's broken 'guy code?'" This question was going to change Southeast Missouri State University students Weston Blankenship, Kayla Derby and Jake Beckman's lives. The posting was for a new reality "court room" show on MTV2 called "Guy Court," which is a spin-off of the show "Guy Code."...
Music Academy of Southeast Missouri gives members a "Standing Ovation"
The Music Academy of Southeast Missouri has displayed the talents of its students and faculty through the Standing Ovation concert for the past 14 years. The concert will be held this year at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Shuck Recital Hall and will feature a number of performers from the program along with several instructors...
Faculty, students and special guest from New York choreograph pieces for Fall for Dance
Planning for Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus' 2013 Fall for Dance show is well underway.
Guitar Ensamble to showcase students
The Southeast Missouri State University River Campus Guitar Ensemble will showcase a variety of pieces for the "Fall Guitar Ensemble" performance. The concert will be held in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall at the River Campus. According to the music department's website, the guitar ensemble is open to all Southeast students by audition each academic year...
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