This handbook designed to provide links and answer common questions concerning requirements of the School of Music, the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Arts in Music, and the Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology degree programs. Additionally, non-music majors who perform in ensembles should be familiar with the requirements and responsibilities expected of them as musicians representing the School of Music.  This e-guide should be used in conjunction with the current MSU catalog.

Please see this Google Doc to see the most up-to-date version of the Handbook

School of Music Mission Statement

The School of Music at Montana State University offers dynamic programs in music, music technology, and music education, preparing our students for various professions in music, music education and life-long musical enhancement. Inspired by the belief that music is central to human ways of life, the School affirms the University's mission to serve the people and communities of Montana by providing a musically enriched environment.  The School is committed to contributing to the musical world through performance, scholarship, composition, leadership, and nurturing the musical expression, understanding, discovery, and creativity of its faculty and students.