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The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music has a longstanding international reputation for musical excellence. The school is recognized for its eminence in musical artistry, education and community service.  Serving more than 450 majors from the United States and 15 countries, the school maintains a strongly diverse student population. In fact, we have granted a higher percentage of music doctorates to African-American students than any other institution of higher learning in the country.

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DCI returns to Hattiesburg this summer! Eight World Class performing ensembles compete as part of the Drum Corps International 50th Anniversary Summer Tour....

7/27 6pm
Dr. Hsiaopei Lee

Dr. Hsiaopei Lee and Dr. Chialing Hsieh will present a series of viola works written by women composers.

8/26 6pm
oboe and bassoon

William McMullen, oboe, and Nathan Koch, bassoon, present a recital of works for oboe and bassoon. Dr. McMullen and Dr. Koch are faculty at the University of...

8/29 8pm
up-close image of trombones

Southern Miss Trombone Studio alum, Spencer Hudson, will be providing a guest artist recital of a variety of exciting works for bass trombone.

9/1 7:30pm
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The celebrated Pride of Mississippi Marching Band presents a program in celebration of the new Sunbelt Conference, including "House of the Rising Sun/I’m So...


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