Departmental News

MSU Student Composer Deontrae Peyton Publishes Two Compositions


Deontrae Peyton, a Freshman Music Education major in the Department of Music at Mississippi State University, composed two original works for high school concert band that were just released by Wingert-Jones Publications, whose music is nationally distributed by JW Pepper.  Refuge,...

MSU Offering Incentives for Students to Begin Graduate Study


Music educators looking to enhance their teaching skills through graduate studies are encouraged to discover the Master of Music Education degree program at Mississippi State. The university and Department of Music are...

MSU Percussion Student Wins Teaching Assistantship


Senior music education major Jared Potter has received a graduate teaching assistantship at the University of Florida, where he will be starting a Master of Music in Percussion degree this fall. His duties will include assisting with the percussion ensemble, teaching percussion methods class, teaching non-major/minor applied lessons, and other activities.