The creation of synergistic partnerships, both on-campus and externally is a part of the core values and mission of the UMSL Fine and Performing Arts. Six endowed professorships link the School to world-class fine arts institutions and the St. Louis Community.

In addition to the endowed professorship program, UMSL Fine and Performing Arts is an educational partner with the public and parochial schools in the St. Louis metropolitan area, through our undergraduate and graduate programs in music education, and other collaborative educational ventures involving UMSL academic epartments.

UMSL Fine and Performing Arts is a provider of skilled professionals in the areas of the arts including music. In addition, the school provides an important component of the general education of UMSL graduates in all disciplines. The University of Missouri-St. Louis serves the region's needs through education and communication collaborations.