Students prepare for music juries

MU music students have been practicing intensely for their juries, the music equivalent of finals. Sophomore trombonist Josh Kennedy said students perform in front of their professors, often with a piano accompaniment. They are graded on how well they play and how they have progressed throughout the semester.

The Fine Arts building at MU, which houses the practice rooms, has seen some students spending hours per day preparing. Click the pictures above to hear and see five students on the journey to the juries.

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