Concerts & Events

NOV 22

6:00 pm

NOV 24

4:30 pm

Holiday Horn Choir Concert

Large Band Hall

Band and Choral Rehearsal Hall

Music Discovery Day

MSU Community Music School

scholarship auditions

Steinway School Initiative

Departmental News

Robert Damm presented at PASIC 2019


Dr. Bob, who serves as Co-Chair of the Percussive Arts Society Interactive Drumming Committee, presented an interactive drumming clinic at the 2019 international convention in Indianapolis.  The session, entitled “A Minimalist Approach,” focused on building community.  Dr. Bob also moderated a panel discussion with Kalani Das, Sule Greg Wilson, and John Yost.  The panelists discussed various...

MSU Horn Professor Authors New Book


  Writing a book is quite an undertaking, but for one Department of Music faculty member, the long hours paid off with the publication of his new method book for French Horn. Dr. Matthew Haislip, Assistant Professor of Horn, has just announced the release of his new book, Dueling Fundamentals for Two Horns. This book consists of five chapters: Long Tones; Intervals; Flexibility; Scales and...

Indigenous Peoples Day


Professor Damm and Jeri Mangum hosted a Celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day with a Community Drum Circle on October 14th at Fire Station Park in Starkville.  The purpose of the celebration was to recognize that Native peoples were the first inhabitants of the Americas, to celebrate and honor Native American peoples, and to commemorate their histories and cultures.  The program included prayers...