The Department of Music at Delta State University will be a stimulating and engaging learning environment that inspires and facilitates the success of individual students. The faculty and curricula will offer cultural and educational opportunities that support the development of musical skills, knowledge and perspectives, so all who are active in the Department of Music may broaden their musical horizons.
The Department of Music confers bachelor’s degrees in Performance, Music Education, and Liberal Arts to prepare music majors for careers in the field of music. The Department provides supportive instruction to both majors and non- majors in music theory, music history, music education, and performance to cultivate the development of musical skills, knowledge, and appreciation. The Department works to foster an engaging and stimulating environment on campus and in the surrounding community by presenting musical performances that are open to the public, mentoring music students of all ages, and developing partnerships with school music programs and music teachers in the region and state.