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Music Professional Organizations

Music Professional Organizations

The Department of Music offers many opportunities for you to interact with fellow music students to share ideas, make professional contacts and to obtain information about careers in your field.

College National Association For Music Educators (CNAfME)

This is a professional organization for music education majors. Members of this organization have the opportunity to attend discussion panels featuring local music educators and are able to attend the annual Missouri Music Educators Association convention.

Sigma Alpha Iota/Phi Mu Alpha

These are, respectively, the women's and men's sorority and fraternity for students involved in music. Both organizations sponsor activities and performance opportunities for students. Phi Mu Alpha hosts the annual Clark Terry Jazz Festival, which includes a concert with jazz trumpet legend Clark Terry.

Faculty Advisor for Sigma Alpha Iota:
Shane Mizicko
Office phone: (573) 651-2343
Office location: RCC260

Financial Advisor for Sigma Alpha Iota:

Leslie Jones
Office phone: (573) 651-2339
Office Location RCS359

Faculty Advisor for Phi Mu Alpha:
Tim Schmidt
Office phone: (573) 651-2428
Office: River Campus Seminary 358 Email:

Student American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)

This is a professional association for future choral directors and educators with interests in choral music.  Members of this organization have opportunities to attend local, regional, and national conferences and clinics and volunteer services for choral festivals

Faculty Advisor for ACDA: Dr. Barb Lamont
Office phone:  651-2342
Office: RCC259A 
Web site:


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