Delta State University
Department of Music
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1003 West Sunflower Road
The Department of Music’s mission is to prepare music majors for careers in the field of music by completing requirements for bachelor’s degrees in Performance, Music Education, and Liberal Arts. The Department provides supportive instruction to both majors and non-majors in music theory, music history, music education, and performance to cultivate the development of musical skills, knowledge, and appreciation. The Department works to foster an engaging and stimulating environment on campus and in the surrounding community by presenting musical performances that are open to the public, mentoring music students of all ages, and developing partnerships with school music programs and music teachers in the region and state.
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: Josh Armstrong, Jamie Dahman, Julia Thorn, Shelley Collins, Karen Fosheim, Kumiko Shimizu, Douglas Mark, Bailey Megan, Anne-Gaëlle Ravetto, Erik Richards, Jung-Won Shin, Kevin Tharp, Bret Pimentel, Jessica Jarvis.
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE ON STAGE to Tour Across North America
November 25, 2019
Just in time for the holiday season, the Peanuts gang have launched their tour across North America in A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage. The tour kicked off in Billings, MT this past weekend. This year, the show will visit over 50 cities. General and VIP tickets for the tour are on sale now at www.acharliebrownchristmaslive.com.
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis to Host Jane Austen Festival
November 13, 2019
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Webster University and the Jane Austen Society of North America's St. Louis region have teamed up to announce a Jane Austen Festival, running December 6-8 throughout Webster University's campus.
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE ON STAGE Heads to Cities Across North America
September 10, 2019
Just in time for the holiday season, the Peanuts gang will be coming to cities across North America in A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage. General and VIP tickets are on sale now at www.acharliebrownchristmaslive.com.
Mississippi Museum Of Art Receives $275,000 NEH Grant For Reinstallation Of Its Permanent Collection
September 17, 2018
The Mississippi Museum of Art (MMA) has been awarded a $275,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant was given in support of the MMA's reinstallation of its permanent collection and the creation of accompanying public programming and publications that focus on the art and stories of Mississippi. The reinstalled permanent collection is scheduled to open on Saturday, June 29, 2019.
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi Celebrates Gospel Music Heritage Month
August 18, 2018
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi will celebrate Gospel Music Heritage Month with events and programs open to the public throughout the entire month of September. Known informally as part of the "Bible Belt," the state of Mississippi's roots run deep in the origins of gospel music and American history.
“Chillin' on the Lucie” Music Festival Adds Uncle Kracker, Cassadee Pope, Parmalee, Josh Gracin, & More
July 25, 2018
More artists have been announced to perform at the Chillin' on the Lucie music festival in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Oct. 3 - 7. Uncle Kracker has joined the roster, as well as Cassadee Pope, Parmalee, Josh Gracin, Clare Dunn, Kalie Shorr, Hudson Moore and Lewis Brice. Twang and Round, Radio Romance, Julia Cole, Honey County, County Wide and Libby Switzer are also set to perform. Festival packages can be purchased here.
The University Of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble Returns To Legendary Carnegie Hall, 4/23
April 13, 2018
The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) Wind Ensemble from Conway, Arkansas, will make its second appearance at Carnegie Hall on Monday, April 23 at 8 pm as part of MidAmerica Productions' 35th annual concert season.