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alma mater Welcome to the School of Music at Indiana State University, a school with a long-standing tradition of excellence in the training of musicians for a variety of professional pursuits. Indiana State music graduates have distinguished themselves in a variety of ways. Many are outstanding teachers in public schools, colleges/universities and private studios while others have achieved recognition in such specialized areas as music business and performance. The music faculty, a community of scholars, performers and teachers, share an uncommonly strong commitment to their students in the school.


Featured Student

Ross HansonThis month's featured student is Ross Hanson.
Click the picture to read more about his background and why he chose ISU!



Jimmy Finnie & StudentsPercussion faculty Jimmy Finnie’s sabbatical yields an album featuring Indiana State students and faculty and arrangements by accomplished Chicago composer Regina Harris Baiocchi. In this photo he and a few of his percussion students perform at Turkey Run Elementary School for Fine Arts Day. Read all about it in the State Magazine.


Contemporary Music Festival 50th AnniversaryFor five decades the Contemporary Music Festival has kept students at the heart of its purpose while thrilling attendees with state-of-art music. The always shifting and evolving list of performers brings something new that changes the personality of the festival. Read the State Magazine Article about the 50th Anniversary in 2016.



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