Dr. Matthew Haislip Joins Faculty

Tuesday, July 12, 2016


The Department of Music is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Haislip has joined the faculty as Instructor of Horn at Mississippi State University. Dr. Haislip comes to us from his dual teaching roles at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, and Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, Missouri. He has taught horn, music theory, music history, orchestration, brass methods, conducting, and courses in music education. Dr. Hasilip will initially teach horn to both majors and non-majors at MSU and direct the MSU Horn Choir.

Dr. Haislip will continue to teach horn students at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, Michigan during the summer months. He is a founding member of Quintasonic Brass, a brass quintet comprised of faculty members of universities in the Southeastern United States. 

In addition to his new position as Principal Horn of the Starkville/MSU Symphony, Haislip holds the position of Fourth/Utility Horn of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra's Hot Summer Nights Festival in Columbia, Missouri.

Haislip holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Horn Performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Master of Music degree in Horn Performance from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, and the Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Texas A&M University-Commerce. His primary horn teachers include Martin Hackleman, Randy Gardner, Michael Morrow, Elizabeth Freimuth, Thomas Sherwood, and Duane Dugger. His website may be found at www.matthaislip.com

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