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  • Much more than an ensemble.

    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

  • Much more than a stage.

    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

  • Much more than a performance.

    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance 

  • Much more than an ensemble.

    Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

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Music Faculty, Director of Bands "The music program at Morehead State is exceptional. We have exemplary faculty with a passion for teaching and performing. Our program is very demanding and comes with high expectations. In return, students receive the finest in preparation for successful careers. It should be noted that we have had close to 100% employment of our music education graduates in the past twenty-five years – an unheard of employment record. We work for and with YOU."

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Graduate Program Admission Requirements

 
  • General admission to graduate study at Morehead State University. Admission to graduate study is granted to students who meet the academic requirements and who hold a baccalaureate degree from Morehead State University or some other accredited institution of higher education, and to certain qualified Morehead State University seniors. A minimum grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 on all undergraduate work is required;
  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in music or its equivalent;
  • A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 on all undergraduate music courses above the freshman level;
  • Completion of the entrance examinations in music history/literature and music theory;
  • An audition by the appropriate music faculty is required for the "Concentration on Performance" before a student can be admitted "unconditionally" to this program (Note:  For those students that earn their Bachelor degree from MSU, the senior recital can serve as the audition if was approved by a faculty committee and it occurred within 12 months of the first semester of graduate study); and
  • For the student pursuing the "Concentration in Music Education", their Bachelor degree must be in music education. 
 

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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Music Performance in Jazz Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Traditional Music, Versailles, KY "I feel as if MSU truly prepares you to be a practical / working musician. More importantly, how to practice! When you leave MSU, you should be able to feel confident on your instrument. I already have been utilizing my skills from MSU in the Lexington area."

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