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School of Music

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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Upcoming Events

multi-colored graphic image of a trombone

The 2021 Southern Miss Trombone Day will be virtual! This all-day event will consist of FIVE 90-minute Zoom sessions with artists that span genres and...

4/10 8:30am
percussion instrument

The Spring concert of the university percussion groups.

4/11 2pm
image of hands on a guitar

Tune in to join us as members of the Southern Miss Guitar Studio perform in an end-of-semester studio recital. Enjoy a diverse body of works performed by a...

4/14 8pm
USM Symphony Orchestra in performance

The USM Symphony Orchestra presents the final concert in its annual series.

4/15 8pm
Band members performing on stage

The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music proudly presents the Concert Band and University Band in concert.

4/19 8pm

Recent Events

Viola Festival


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