A masterclass on your specific instrument’s audition music for District and State Band, including scales, sight-reading, and how to best audition!
This fun musical is about the fight for better compensation for workers at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory and the stormy relationship between the head of the union grievance committee and the factory superintendent.
The 5th Annual Java Jazz is your opportunity to hear some great jazz by the MNU Jazz Ensemble, relax in a comfy chair, and enjoy a warm beverage and dessert.
An emblem is defined as an object that serves as a symbol for a nation, organization, or family. This concert features some “emblems” of the concert band repertoire, including Holst’s Second Suite in F, Elgar’s Enigma Variations arranged for band by Earl Slocumb, and several others.
Enjoy an evening of short one act plays directed by students in our Directing and Play Production class! A variety of styles from comedy to drama are sure to please!
Join us in an unforgettable celebration of Christmas, including beautiful carols and favorite movements from Messiah, featuring the MNU Choirs, community and alumni singers, and orchestra.
Join us for our second annual 24-Hour Play Festival! After just 24 hours our playwrights and actors will present fully-staged one act plays! Every play is written in 12 hours and rehearsed in the following 12.
The 2020 MidAmerica Honor Band will conclude with a free concert, open to the public, featuring the MidAmerica High School Honor Band, conducted by guest clinician, Dr. Michael Mapp from New Mexico State University. MNU’s Concert Band will open the concert.
MNU Choirs present music on the ideas of the created world and humanity’s power to create.
This concert features pieces that reference precious jewels and/or works that are “gems” of Wind Band repertoire. Selections by Viet Cuong, Kevin Walczyk and Sousa highlight this performance. We are delighted to share this concert with the Kansas City Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Langston Hemenway.