Our Faculty


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Exceptional artists and scholars, accessible mentors

Where do you want music to take you?
MSU College of Music faculty can help you get there.

Dreaming of performing on the biggest stages in the world? Our faculty have been there – Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, The Met, and prestigious concert halls around the world.

Do you want to prepare for a life in music, as a musician in symphonies and chamber ensembles or perhaps starting your own new music group? Our faculty have been there, too – creating new music, teaching, and guiding musicians to prominent positions in orchestras around the world, including the Royal Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and so many more.

If your dream includes composing, conducting, music education in schools, scholarly work delving into musicology and music theory – or perhaps you want to explore all of it – the faculty at the MSU College of Music have the expertise you need.

They foster strong relationships with students, introducing you to colleagues in the music world, inviting you to join them at gigs, mentoring you as you present at conferences, and staying connected long after graduation..Our students study with world-renowned musicians, scholars, educators, and composers who bring exceptional skill and experience to their art. The faculty’s numerous awards, publications, and outstanding performances around the globe reflect their commitment to musical excellence.

See a full listing of our faculty including biographies, audio recordings, links to studios, and contact information.