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You’re driven. You’re talented. To you, it’s more than a performance.

When you walk through the doors of Baird Music Hall, you join a legacy of excellence that stretches back almost 100 years, distinguished by some of the most acclaimed, award-winning teachers and performers in the world. Your days are filled with one-on-one instruction by committed, skilled professors who are uniquely qualified to help you pursue your dreams. Your nights are filled with inspiring performances and conversations with other people as knowledgeable and passionate about music as you are. 

Morehead State offers undergraduate and graduate programs in music that prepare your for a career in music as a educator, performer or professional. You'll have opportunities to participate in a variety of performances and ensembles, and to engage with the community, state, and region. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Music Unit is to offer a comprehensive range of baccalaureate programs and to develop the personal and professional goals of our students. The Music Unit endeavors to educate students for success in a global environment, engage in scholarship, promote diversity of people and ideas, foster innovation, as well as collaborate and promote creative thinking. We serve our communities as a way to contribute to educating and improving the quality of life for our citizens. The Music Unit also seeks to provide an environment in which students may interact with other students and faculty for the stimulation of intellectual and creative growth; contribute to the quality of campus life through musical performances; to meet the cultural, educational, and social needs of the service region through musical performances, school visitations, workshops, and clinics; to develop in all students professional competencies as outlined in The National Standards for the Arts; and to offer the opportunity for elective experiences in music, both in performance and in academic classes, to all university students.



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Morehead State University's Music program is accredited through the National Association of Schools of Music.

Contact Information

Music, Theatre and Dance

106 Baird Music Hall
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-2473
FAX: 606-783-5447