College of Fine Arts News

Iron Cage of Accountability

Wednesday, July 27, 2011   |  Inside Higher Education

Dean Douglas Dempster's op-ed piece about the value of a fine arts education published by Inside Higher Education

From Grades to $Green$: Job Search Crash Course for Graduating Seniors

Monday, May 2, 2011

Fine Arts Career Services' biannual Job Search Crash Course for graduating seniors returns on Monday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2:30!  . This workshop is for students seeking work in or outside the arts, or who just need a day job to support their creative expression or pay the bills before graduate school.  

Aeolus Quartet Wins Plowman Chamber Music Competition

Sunday, May 1, 2011   |  Butler School of Music

The Aeolus Quartet, the resident graduate string quartet at the Butler School of Music was awarded the grand prize at the Plowman Chamber Music Competition this weekend in Columbia, Missouri. The competition, co-presented by the Missouri Symphony Society, the Odyssey Chamber Music Series, The University of Missouri School of Music, and First Baptist Church of Columbia, is one of the most prestigious chamber music competitions in the nation. The grand prize includes a cash award of $3500. The quartet's winning program included String Quartet no. 4 by Bla Bartk and String Quartet, op. 13 by Felix Mendelssohn.