David Samson

University Wind Symphony to perform fall concert

Posted by on September 15, 2022

The University Wind Symphony will perform under the direction of Dr. David Samson, assistant professor of music, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, in Leach Theatre. Tickets are $5 for the public and free to youth, ages 18 and under, and to Missouri S&T students with a valid ID.

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Samson publishes papers on music research

Posted by on November 2, 2021

Dr. David Samson, assistant professor of arts, languages, and philosophy at S&T, recently presented research at the virtual conference of the History Special Research Interest Group of the National Association for Music Education. His presentation was titled “The Western Conservatory of Music of Rolla, Kansas City and Chicago.”

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Live or recorded music? Researchers publish on judging each

Posted by on March 2, 2021

The Frontiers in Psychology journal published an article by S&T researchers titled “Aesthetic Judgments of Live and Recorded Music: Effects of Congruence Between Musical Artist and Piece” on Feb. 4.

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Various music courses planned next semester

Posted by on November 23, 2020

In addition to music ensembles, the arts, languages, and philosophy department offers a variety of content-based music courses. Spring 2021 course descriptions include:

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Grants go to 11 projects for 150th celebration

Posted by on January 6, 2020

In support of our upcoming 150th anniversary, Missouri S&T is providing mini-grants to faculty, staff and students planning creative ways to commemorate the milestone. Eleven projects were selected from 31 proposals to celebrate the anniversary from October 2020 to November 2021.

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Symphony auditions set for Nov. 19

Posted by on November 14, 2019

Auditions for the University Wind Symphony will begin at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19. Students must audition if they would like to perform with the group in the Spring 2020 semester.

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Concert to feature video game music, typewriter solo

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Join the S&T Wind Symphony for its fall concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, in Leach Theatre. The concert will feature performances by the University Wind Symphony, directed by Dr. David Samson, and the student-led Video Game Music Ensemble. Lauren Perala, office support assistant in arts, languages and philosophy, will play a typewriter solo […]

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Perform in the Rolla Town Band this summer

Posted by on April 10, 2019

You could toot your own horn – literally – with a local band. Area musicians are invited to join the Rolla Town Band this summer. The band is open to brass, woodwind and percussion players age 14 and older. There are no auditions to join and players of all abilities are welcome, including those who have not played in recent years.

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Seed funding goes to six collaborative research projects

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Missouri S&T’s Center for Science Technology and Society (CSTS) recently providing seed funding for six interdisciplinary research projects.

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Spring band concert coming up

Posted by on April 5, 2018

Join the performing arts program for a concert 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Leach Theatre. The concert will feature the S&T Symphonic Band, conducted by Dave Cress, and the University Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. David Samson.

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