Departmental News

The Piano and Its Perspectives - Dr. Sally Pinkas


Once a month the MSU Department of Music presents The Piano and Its Perspectives. A partnership with EMAC/Federal University of Goiás in Brazil and the digital/ITS office, the Portugal Science & Technology Foundation, Center for the Study in Sociology & Music Aesthetics, Portugal New University, in Portugal and colleagues: Andréa Luísa Teixeira (coordinator), Maria Caroline Porto, Sérgio...

Family Music Class


The Community Music School will be offering Family Music Classes on Saturday mornings this Fall. Dr. Jennifer Campbell will serve as facilitator for the two sessions. The class will be 10 weeks from August 27-Nov 12, 2022, with no class on 9/3 and 10/15.  The 18-24 months session with one (1) caregiver per child will meet from 9-9:30 am, Community time for all families will be from 9:30-9:45 am...

MSU Music Theory Upper Division Proficiency Examination Information


Following longstanding tradition, the MSU Department of Music will offer the written theory, aural dictation, and musicianship skills tests of the Upper Division Proficiency Examination in Music Theory on Monday, August 15, 2022, starting at 8:30 a.m., in the new music building.  Incoming transfer students who have successfully completed at least three (3) semesters of accredited music theory and...