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Departmental News

Jason Baker to Teach at Sam Houston State University


Jason Baker will be teaching solo and chamber music at the Sam Houston Summer Percussion Academy on June 18-22. He will also be giving performances of several of his own works and recent transcriptions of Erik Satie’s music for solo marimba. Jason has taught at this event since 2014 and his residency is funded by Yamaha, Innovative Percussion, Sabian, Remo, and Grover Pro Percussion.

MSU Faculty Collaborate with UA for Bartok Performances


Drs. Roseangela Sebba and Jason Baker will collaborate with Universtiy of Alabama professors Kevin Chance (piano) and Tim Feeney (percussion) in performances of Bela Bartok’s “Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.” Performances will occur at UA on Saturday, June 3 at 7:30pm in the Moody Music Building Concert Hall and Sunday, June 4 at 3:00 at MSU in the Choral Rehearsal Hall.

Master's Degree in Music Education to Begin in Summer 2018


The Department of Music is pleased to announce the Master of Music Education (MME) degree will begin in the Summer of 2018!  This degree is designed to be completed within three consecutive summers of traditional campus coursework and online instruction.  Certain courses may be taken during the regular academic year as well.  Through a challenging, practical, and hands-on curriculum, the goal o