Concerts & Events

SEP 9

Choral Colloquium

Lee Hall and First Baptist Church, Starkville

SEP 15

7:30 pm

MSU/Starkville Symphony Orchestra

MUW Whitfield Hall - Rent Auditorium, Columbus-MS

SEP 23

3:00 pm

Faculty Recital - Robert Damm, percussion

Bettersworth Auditorium - Lee Hall

OCT 9

6:00 pm

Jazz at the Renasant

Renasant Bank, Starkville-MS

MSU Community Music School

scholarship auditions

Steinway School Initiative

Departmental News

Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination


Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination - Preliminary InformationThe Mississippi State University Music Department will offer the three component tests of the Upper Division Proficiency Examination in Music Theory on Monday, August 20, 2018, starting at 9:00 a.m., for incoming transfer students who have successfully completed at least three (3) semesters of music theory and...

International Fiesta 2018


The International Fiesta, sponsored by the World Neighbors Association and the MSU Holmes Cultural Diversity Center, took place on the MSU drill field on April 7th.  The annual fiesta is a day filled with traditional clothing, cultural displays, music, dance, and cuisine from around the world.  Jembe Den, an African percussion ensemble comprised of Dr. Bob’s students, led the parade of flags of...

MSU Percussion to Present Collaborative Performance with DSU


The Mississippi State University Percussion Ensemble will be joining with students from Delta State University to give two performances of Edgard Varese’s “Ionisation.” Performances will occur Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 in the MSU Band Hall and Monday, April 16 at DSU. “Ionisation” was composed in 1931 and is considered to be the first work for Western concert percussion ensemble. MSU Percussion...