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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

Richard Perry, tuba, with Ellen Elder, piano

The Faculty Artist Series features our distinguished faculty who perform on world-class stages and teach at festivals and conferences around the globe. Come...

1/23/2020 7:30pm
Dixie Darling Clinics

Learn everything you need to know to become a Dixie Darling at the Dixie Darling Clinic in the Payne Center. The clinic will be offered on two separate...

1/25/2020 10am
Community Flute Recital: Danilo Mezzadri, flute

The Faculty Artist Series presents a Community Flute Recital. This recital will feature a collaboration of four Hattiesburg flutists, Rachel Ciraldo, Lindsey...

1/28/2020 7:30pm
Southern Flute Festival

The 7th edition of the Southern Flute Festival features USM alumnus Dr. Jesus Castro, and several other guest artists. Participants will enjoy two days of...

1/31/2020 8am
Southern Flute Festival
1/31/2020 4pm

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