Welcome from Interim Chair,
Professor Nancy Maria Balach
On behalf of the Music Department — Welcome!
Our stellar faculty, exceptional one-on-one studio instruction, award-winning ensembles, modest-sized classes, and outstanding facilities are ready for you at Mississippi’s flagship institution.
Our students perform in multiple ensembles, work on research projects, engage with the Lafayette-Oxford-University community, and develop close friendships that prepare them for successful careers. Our department is dedicated to each student’s educational journey and individual growth.
- Perform at top venues across the US and internationally.
- Travel to present and explore research topics.
- Check out the innovative projects that are connecting UM to the world.
- Work with music professors on interdisciplinary research projects.
- Reside in historic Oxford on one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States.
We are proud to produce a wide range of musical events that engage and impact our community. I would be thrilled to answer any questions you may have about our program, the culture of our department and community, or life as a music major — feel free to get in touch.
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I truly believe music matters, and I look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events.
– Nancy Maria Balach