Performing Groups & Venues
- Artists Registry – City of Columbia Office of Cultural Affairs
- Big Muddy Folk Festival - Boonville
- Blue Note - Columbia
- Blind Boone Home - Columbia
- Boone County FPD Pipe & Drum Band
- Boonslick Chordbusters - Columbia
- The Bridge - Columbia
- Columbia Chorale
- Columbia Civic Orchestra
- Columbia Community Band
- Columbia Shape-Note Singers
- Heart of Missouri Chorus - Columbia
- Jefferson City Symphony
- Miller Performing Arts Center - Jefferson City
- The Mission - Jefferson City
- Missouri Contemporary Ballet - Columbia
- Missouri Symphony Society - Columbia
- Mojo's - Columbia
- University of Missouri Concert Series
- University of Missouri School of Music
- We Always Swing Jazz Series - Columbia
- Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center – UMSL – St. Louis
- Center of Contemporary Arts – St. Louis
- Dance St. Louis
- Fabulous Fox Theatre – St. Louis
- Kansas City Friends of Chamber Music
- Kansas City Symphony
- Lyric Opera of Kansas City
- The Muny – St. Louis
- Sheldon Concert Hall - St. Louis
- St. Louis Brass Band
- St. Louis Metro Singers
- St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
- Union Avenue Opera – St. Louis
A Columbia-area nonprofit providing aspiring musicians, singers and songwriters with education, promotion, networking and showcasing opportunities.
- Central Missouri Celtic Arts Association
A nonprofit organization providing Celtic concerts and educational opportunities.
- Missouri Arts Council
This state agency provides grants to nonprofit organizations to encourage and stimulate the growth, development and appreciation of the arts in Missouri.
- Missouri Association for Jazz Education
Promotes jazz education in school music programs as well as the jazz community at large.
- Missouri Blues Association
This nonprofit organization has programs dedicated to promoting the blues, including a "blues in schools" program. Site also includes links to area blues events.
- Missouri Traditional Fiddle and Dance Network
Provides information about events, performers, and includes audiofiles of various performances.
- Columbia Area Career Center
Offers dance classes for adults during the school year. May also offer music lessons.
- Leisure Times – Columbia’s Parks and Recreation
Offers music instruction classes for youth and adults.
- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Classes for 50+. Check current schedule for music classes.
- Biography Resource Center
Search for biographies of famous composers and musicians in key reference sources plus full-text articles from magazines and newspapers.
- Discovering Collection
Search reference works and magazines for music-related topics, composers, musicians, etc. Especially useful for student research.
- World Book Encyclopedia
Search for information on music-related topics, composers, musicians, etc. Includes multimedia.