In Missouri State's Department of Music, you will feel challenged, inspired and fully prepared for your career. Our expert faculty—accomplished musicians devoted to developing your talent—will provide one-on-one guidance. Whether you pursue performance, composition, education, scholarship or plan to blend your love of music with other interests, our programs will help you reach your goals.
Explore our department
Explore our Department of Music viewbook to learn more about what an education in music can be at Missouri State University.
Begin your journey with Missouri State music by scheduling an audition for admission to your program.
Explore performance opportunities for majors and non-majors.
Prepare for success
Take advantage of these online resources to assist you in preparing for an audition.
For those times when you are unable to attend an audition in person, follow these professional tips to prepare and record your vocal or instrumental audition video.
The department has released a free Guided Practice Sessions (GPS) video series that covers the required scales and etudes from band audition materials for many instruments.
Events and activities
Nothing beats the experience of attending a concert in person, but for those times when you just can't make it, check out our channel at livestream.com/msu-rcoal.
Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State's approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, personalized advising and a diverse range of courses.
A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.