Concerts & Events

SEP 9

8:30 pm

Choral Colloquium

Bettersworth Auditorium - Lee Hall

SEP 10

Choral Colloquium Concert

First Baptist Church, Starkville-MS

SEP 15

7:30 pm

MSU/Starkville Symphony Orchestra

MUW Whitfield Hall - Rent Auditorium, Columbus-MS

MSU Community Music School

Music Discovery Day 2018

scholarship auditions

Steinway School Initiative

Departmental News

MSU Percussion Student to Compete in International Competition


MSU student David Jenkins will travel to New York City to compete in the 2018 New York International Percussion Competition at NYU on August 22-24, 2018. David will being performing "Reflections on the Nature of Water" (Druckman) and "Etude for a Quiet Hall" (Deane) on marimba, "Saeta" (Carter) and "Soundings" (Engelsrud) on timpani, and "Prim" (Masson) and "Etude No. 9" (Delecluse) on concert...

Jason Baker to Perform and Teach in Brazil


Jason Baker, Associate Professor of Percussion Studies at MSU, will be traveling to Recife, Brazil to perform and teach at the Encontro Percussivo Festival, held at the Federal University of Pernambuco from August 14-21, 2018. Jason will be giving a series of masterclasses and performing an evening concert that will feature solo works for marimba that he recently commissioned. His appearance at...

Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination Information


The MSU Music Department will offer the three component tests of the Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination on Monday, August 20, 2018, 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 music...