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    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

  • Much more than an ensemble.

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  • Much more than a performance.

    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance 

  • Much more than an ensemble.

    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

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Music Faculty, Flute "Morehead State is unique in its variety of musical opportunities available to the students.  The warm and friendly environment across campus encourages the student’s growth and progress as a musician."

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Baird Music Hall 106
Morehead State University
Morehead, KY 40351-1689
Phone: 606- 783-2473
Fax: 606-783-5447
E-mail: mtd@moreheadstate.edu

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Phone: 606-783-2224
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Music, Music (Traditional Music), Bachelor of Arts

Program Info

The BA in Music (Traditional Music) provides for the study of traditional music as related to the creative cultural interaction in Appalachia that has produced a wealth of distinctive styles of music. As it relates to The Kentucky Center for Traditional Music at Morehead State University, “traditional” music includes Bluegrass, Old Time, Country, Ballad Singing, Blues, Celtic, Western Swing and many other related forms. The music with which we are most involved stems from, or is influenced by the music that is identified with our southern Appalachian mountain region.

A minor area of study is required for this degree.  

All curriculum information for this program can be found by selecting the "Curriculum Map" tab above.

Last updated 10 April 2014

Accreditations

National Association of Schools of Music-NASM

National accrediting body for institutions offering degree programs in music.

Bachelor of Arts in Music (Traditional Music)-Major (BA)

Music
Career activities for music professionals are widely varied and often intertwined.  Most practitioners of this art form have a combination of facets to their professional activities.

Admission to Morehead State University (see MSU admission requirements).

An entrance and placement audition for all music-major programs is required prior to initial registration for courses required by degree programs (see Music Admission & Scholarship Application and audition requirements).  A minor area of study is also required for this degree.

Address:

Dept. of Music, Theatre and Dance
Baird Music Hall 106
Morehead State University
Morehead, KY 40351-1689

Web:  http://www.moreheadstate.edu/mtd

Kentucky Center for Traditional Music
185 East First Street
Morehead, KY 40351

Web:  http://www.moreheadstate.edu/kctm

Primary Phone: 606.783.2473
KCTM: 606.783.9001
KCTM FAX: 606.783.9108

E-mail: mtd@moreheadstate.edu
E-mail: ndkiser@moreheadstate.edu

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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Music Education Major, Pickerington, OH "I like MSU because the small campus atmosphere suits me wonderfully. Coming from a big city to MSU makes me feel relaxed and secluded. The music faculty are the best, and they always strive to do whatever they can to help you grow as a musician."

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