Departmental News

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.

Alternative Audition Procedures Announced for Fall 2020


The Department of Music recognizes the challenges prospective students face in auditioning for the 2020 school year if they have not already done so.  We have developed these resources to help you with the process.  Please see the following for more information: Woodwind/Brass: https://www.msuband....

Professor led drumming for “Dia de Ciencias”


Professor Damm provided an interactive percussion program for children attending the STEM Fair Day on February 29th.  This event was hosted by The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and held at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Starkville.  Dr. Damm’s participation was arranged by Dr. John Ramirez-Avila, the SHPE faculty advisor.