Concerts & Events

AUG 25

5:00 pm

New Student Orientation

Band and Choral Rehearsal Hall

SEP 8

7:30 pm

Faculty Recital: Sophie Wang, piano

Music Building - Lecture Hall

SEP 9

2:00 pm

USAF Band of the West's Brass Quintet

Music Building - Lecture Hall

SEP 11

2:00 pm

Departmental News

Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination Musicianship Materials Available


  The written theory, aural dictation, and musicianship skills tests of the MSU Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination on Monday, August 15, 2022, starting at 8:30 a.m., in the new music building, room 1730. Incoming transfer students who have successfully completed at least three (3) semesters of accredited music theory and ear training courses, as well as current MSU music majors...

Diagnostic Exam for Incoming Music Majors and Minors


August 17 at 8:00 am, a diagnostic exam will be administered to measure your readiness for Music Theory I and Ear Training I. We use the results to place students in appropriate classes and provide the appropriate instruction for those who need to take a remedial class, as well as help students avoid dropping the classes (Theory and Ear Training) in the middle of the semester or failing them...

Piano Proficiency Exam - August 16 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am


Welcome to MSU Department of Music! This information is for all transferred students who have taken piano lessons or piano classes (minimum of four semesters) at your college, you are eligible to attempt the Piano Proficiency Exam prior to the beginning of the semester. For more information about the exam and materials please visit: ...