Presidential Spotlight - Music Building Groundbreaking

MSU Leaders prepare to toss shovels of earth at the new Music Building groundbreaking.

Music Building Groundbreaking

Mississippi State leaders breaking ground on a new Music Building in June include, from left, Dean of the College of Education Richard Blackbourn; Department of Music Professor and Head Barry Kopetz; MSU President Mark E. Keenum; Provost and Executive Vice President David Shaw; Vice President for Development and Alumni John Rush; and Vice President for Finance and Administration Don Zant. The $21 million project just north of the campus’s current Band and Choral Rehearsal Hall on Hardy Road will provide a new space for the Department of Music, part of MSU’s College of Education. The 37,000-square-foot facility, projected for completion in the fall of 2021, includes classrooms, a choral rehearsal hall, faculty offices, sound-proof practice rooms, recording studio, lecture/recital hall, student lounge and administrative suite.

Photo by Logan Kirkland

June 15, 2020