Music faculty member participates in Mizzou Improvisation Festival


Paul Steinbeck, PhD, assistant professor of music theory and composition in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, recently attended the Mizzou Improvisation Festival at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Conductor David Witter and the University of Missouri New Music Ensemble performed Steinbeck’s composition, “Four Spaces.” For more details, visit the Mizzou New Music Initiative News.

Steinbeck also participated in a panel discussion, “Is that Jazz? Jazz and Improvised Music in the 21st Century,” and he presented a paper titled “Improvisation, Identity, Analysis Performance.”