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After decades of instruction Western’s music department will say a final farewell to percussion instructor Dennis Rogers. Rogers came to Western in 1978, shortly after spending nine years teaching at the University of Missouri, Kansas City Conservatory. Although Dean of Fine Arts Robert Willenbrink was not at Western when Rogers was hired, he is grateful…

It was a farewell to remember Friday night at the opening performance of Missouri Western’s 14th annual Extreme Percussion Show. Dr. Dennis Rogers, the director of percussion studies, will be celebrating his retirement from Western this May after 37 years of teaching, 47 years total. On Friday, not only did guests get to enjoy an…

By Justin Janorschke For many students, scholarships provide a way to relieve the financial burden that comes with paying for their education. Missouri Western’s nontraditional students, who often have to support themselves and family members, make use of these scholarships so that they may earn an education without having to work another job to pay…

Brothers Osborne have climbed the country charts the past few years with their hit singles “Rum” and “Stay a Little Longer,” landing them a worthy spot as opener for Maddie and Tae at the spring concert. John and TJ Osborne hail from the small fishing town of Deal, Maryland where they grew up singing and…