With performance opportunities including everything from solo recitals to ensemble concerts with the University Orchestra and Wind Symphonies, you’ll find plenty of chances to shine as a piano major at Truman.
A Lively Community of Learners
You’ll study privately with our accomplished piano faculty and attend piano studio class once a week to perform for your peers and discuss repertoire. The annual Piano Festival at Truman includes the opportunity for high school seniors to compete for a full tuition music scholarship, and chances for piano majors to hear recitals by guest artists, and work with them in master classes.
Recent guest artists have included:
All piano students also have opportunities to earn accompanying stipends and graduate piano students can audition for a GTRA position, which would pay full tuition and an $8000 annual stipend.
Megan Arns recently jointed the School of Music faculty at the University of Missouri in August 2014 as Assistant Teaching Professor of Percussion. Megan is a candidate for a D.M.A. in Percussion Performance & Literature and a M.A. in Ethnomusicology at the Eastman School of Music and was awarded performance degrees from Florida State University […] Read More →
Undergraduate percussion students Nicole Ulmer and Andrew Brogan, and incoming freshman, Jensynn Casper, are out on the road this summer. Nicole is in the front ensemble with Phantom Regiment, Andrew on tenors with the Scouts (Madison), and Jensynn in the front ensemble with the Troopers. Best wishes to each! Dr. Michael Bump was recently named […] Read More →