HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - Please click here to sign-up for information about music and bands at Murray State!
2023 Concerto Competition
MSU Department of Music announces the 2023 Instrumental Concerto Competition. This competition is open to all instrumentalists: woodwinds, brass, strings, percussion, piano, guitar, etc.
For more information, please CLICK HERE to view the Concerto Competition page
Did you play in band in high school? Sign-up and Audition information below:
The Department of Music offers opportunities for instrumental ensemble participation to students of all academic majors at Murray State University. Ensembles are taken as an academic course that counts toward general elective requirements for degrees offered throughout the university. There is tuition remission for participation if a student is over 15 credit hours. Ensembles available include:
Wind Ensemble - Audition required - Click here for audition information M, T W, TH, F 12:30-1:20PM
Symphonic Band - **No audition required - simply send an email to Dr. Johnson and register for MUS 157, M, T, W, TH 12:30-1:20PM
Jazz Ensembles - Click here for information about JAZZ ENSEMBLES and AUDITIONS
University String Orchestra
If you are interested in performing with one of our ensembles, please email Director of Bands - Dr. Johnson - right away for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSU Album Preview Audio
MSU October Band Concert Audio Only