Concerts & Events

NOV 28

5:00 pm

Marching Band Christmas Parade

Downtown Starkville

NOV 29

7:00 pm

A Choral Christmas Concert

First Baptist Church, Starkville-MS


10:00 am

Community Music School Piano Recital

Music Building - Lecture Hall

Departmental News

Dr. Sobaskie gave invited lectures at LSU

Mississippi State University music theory professor James Sobaskie gave two invited lectures at the Louisiana State University’s School of Music. On October 27, 2022, Dr. Sobaskie addressed the School of Music’s graduate musicology seminar, “Franz Schubert: Inside, Out,” providing a research presentation called “The Social and the Sacred: Schubert’s Waltzes and Church Music.” On the following day...

Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination: End-of-the-Fall-Semester Administration Information

MSU music majors who are not currently in Music Theory III and/or Ear Training III, but need to re-take one or more of the Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination test components at the end of the Fall semester, should contact Dr. James Sobaskie by email ( as soon as possible for more information to get...

Dr. Sobaskie delivered the keynote address at a music research symposium

Mississippi State University Music Theory professor James Sobaskie provided the keynote address for the Twelfth Annual Southern Graduate Music Research Symposium, held on Saturday, October 15, 2022. The online symposium, organized by graduate music students at the University of Florida, Florida State University, and the University of Georgia, featured graduate music student researchers from...