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Sinquefields receive Art Laffer Award from American Legislative Exchange Council

At the 2019 annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council, held August 14 – 16 in Austin, TX, Rex Sinquefield and Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield received the Art Laffer Award for Economic Excellence in recognition of their achievements in finance. Dr. Sinquefield is seen here accepting the award from Tim Jones, former Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives.


Sinquefield Invention Campus blacksmithing and welding building
opens at Lake of the Ozarks Scout Reservation.

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, a ceremony was held at the Lake of the Ozarks Scout Reservation, celebrating the the latest addition to the reservation’s Sinquefield Invention Campus. Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield (pictured at center) officially cut the ribbon to open the new building, which houses all the tools and equipment needed for Scouts to learn welding and blacksmithing skills. You can read more in the story “One-of-a-kind Learning: Ancient art and high-tech facilities come face to face,” written by Al Griffin for The Lake News Online.


Music by Mizzou composers read by St. Louis Symphony musicians at Powell Hall

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, musicians from the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra led by resident conductor Gemma New presented a public reading of new works by three composers from the University of Missouri’s Mizzou New Music Initiative. The event was the culmination of a year-long process that included a first reading back in October, followed by feedback from New and the musicians, and revisions by the composers. Pictured from left are composer Ben Colagiovanni, Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield, and composers Libby Roberts and Mikkel Christensen.


Invention Lab offers new opportunities for Scouts

A committed supporter of Scouting for more than 30 years, Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield introduces this look inside the Sinquefield Invention Lab at the Lake of the Ozarks Scout Reservation. See how the Invention Scouts program is helping participants learn new skills that could lead to potential careers in engineering, business, science, the skilled trades, and more.


Leadership gift from Sinquefields helps TTEF raise $14 million

In this video from November 2015, the Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation (TTEF) in St. Louis reported that in the seven years since receiving their first annual leadership gift of $500,000 from Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield, the organization has leveraged that donation to raise $14 million in annual donations, and given away more than $30 million to assist more than 4,200 disadvantaged students in the region.


Sinquefields donate $10 million for new music building at Mizzou

In this video from April 2015, Jeanne Sinquefield talks about her love for music, and how she and her husband were inspired to donate $10 million to the University of Missouri toward the cost of construction of a new building for the University’s School of Music.


Sinquefields receive “key to the city”

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay presented Dr. Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield with a “key to the city” at the closing ceremonies of the 2014 U.S. and Women’s Chess Championships, held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel.

In addition to recognizing the Sinquefields for founding the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis, the award honored their numerous philanthropic contributions to the arts; their work in education; and their support of efforts to return local control of of the St. Louis Police Department to the city.


Saint Louis Symphony plays works by Mizzou composers

The Saint Louis Symphony performed new works by two young composers associated with the Mizzou New Music Initiative (MNMI) as part of its 2013-14 season.

In this video, shot at Powell Symphony Hall in St. Louis after the orchestra unveiled its entire season schedule, composer Stephanie Berg, St. Louis Symphony music director and conductor David Robertson, and Jeanne Sinquefield discuss the Mizzou New Music Initiative and what a performance by the Symphony means for a young composer.


The Sound of Art: Matching Artists with Composers

In 2010, the Mizzou New Music Ensemble did a concert at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis that featured three world premieres written by Mizzou composers who were inspired by CAM’s Great Rivers Biennial. This short film documents the composers’ process.