Musicians’ Wellness


The MSU College of Music is committed to the health and safety of its students, faculty, and staff.  Resources and information collected within this section of the website is designed to inform musicians about the general maintenance of hearing, vocal and musculoskeletal health, and injury prevention.  Follow the links below or at left to learn more about:

Courses on Musicians’ Wellness

Music 491, Healthy Musician, section 072, 2 credits. Fall 2015, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Optional, additional graduate research component: Music 891, Healthy Musicianship, section 072, 1 credit, Fall 2015, Fridays from 12:40 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  

Ear Plugs for Hearing Conservation

The College of Music provides complementary foam ear plugs to all students, faculty, and staff for hearing protection for all practice, rehearsal, and performance situations. Musician Earplugs are available for a fee of $10. Contact Shawn Mahorney in the Dean's office, myrdasha@msu.edu, (517) 355-4583, or visit room 105 of the Music Building to learn more.