MSU to celebrate ribbon cutting for new Music Building this Thursday [Nov. 3]

Contact: Allison Matthews

Mississippi State will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday [Nov. 3] at 3 p.m. celebrating the new Music Building located at 124 Hardy Road. Participants include MSU President Mark E. Keenum, MSU Provost and Executive Vice President David Shaw, Dean of the College of Education Teresa Jayroe, Department of Music Head Daniel Stevens, faculty music performers, student ambassadors and guests.

The $21 million project provides a new space for the Department of Music, part of MSU’s College of Education. The 37,000-square-foot facility includes classrooms, a choral rehearsal hall, faculty offices, sound-proof practice rooms, recording studio, lecture/recital hall, student lounge and administrative suite.

Hoppy Allred with Allred Stolarski Architects in Ocean Springs is the design professional for the facility, and Hattiesburg-based Mac’s Construction Company, Inc. is the general contractor. 

Student ambassadors will lead tours of the new building, and a reception will be held after the ribbon cutting.