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Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination Information


The MSU Music Department will offer the three component tests of the Upper Division Proficiency Examination in Music Theory on Thursday, August 10, 2017, starting at 9:00 a.m.  Incoming transfer students who have successfully completed at least three (3) semesters of music theory and ear training courses, and current MSU music majors who have successfully completed at least three semesters of m

James Sobaskie presented music research in France


Dr. James William Sobaskie recently gave a research presentation in Strasbourg, France.

MSU Music Dept grad will study in Ghana


Beth Brewer, who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Mississippi State University and a Master’s Degree from George Mason University with a Concentration in Orff Schulwerk, will study in Ghana this summer.  Made possible by the 2017 Beacon Scholarship given by the American Center for Elemental Music and Movement (ACEMM), she will attend a two week program in Dzodze, Ghana.  Her st