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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

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Theatre Major, Morehead, KY "Before coming to MSU I didn't have the slightest idea what I wanted to do with my life. After running wardrobe for two shows here at MSU, I discovered that theatre, specifically costumes, is a passion. I feel extremely lucky to work with such a talented group of individuals, students and faculty alike. Thanks to the MSU Theatre Program, after two semesters and one costume internship, I feel that when I finish my degree I will be fully prepared to go out into the world and work in professional theatre."

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