The Department of Music at Mississippi University for Women is thrilled to announce its third edition of Music Day, Friday, Feb. 9.  This event is designed for high school and community college students who would like to experience a day in the life of a music major.

Poindexter Music Hall

Music Day is a unique experience that offers a comprehensive insight into the life of a music student, featuring engaging activities, lessons, rehearsals and workshops. The event is free to attend, but it does require registration, which can be done at

Participants will have the opportunity to take lessons with world-class faculty members, providing a firsthand look into the educational journey of aspiring musicians. Rehearsals with various ensembles will allow students to experience the collaborative and dynamic nature of the music programs at The W. Attendees will have the chance to meet and interact with current students, gaining valuable insights and perspectives on life as a music major. A campus tour will showcase our state-of-the-art facilities, highlighting the resources available to our passionate and dedicated music community.

Parents also are invited to a dedicated information session where they can learn more about the academic and extracurricular aspects of our music programs. This session aims to address any questions or concerns parents may have about their child’s pursuit of a music education.

Music Day is a fantastic opportunity for students and their families to explore the possibilities within The W’s music programs.  For further information and to RSVP, please visit

Music instruction has been a part of The W for nearly 150 years. The W is the first institution in the state of Mississippi to be accredited by the National Association of the Schools of Music (NASM) in 1935. Its halls have hosted presidents, governors, numerous world leaders and internationally renowned musicians. It offers degrees in music therapy, music education, music composition and music performance.  The program’s alumni are music teachers, professors, music therapists and independent musicians creating music, educating the next generation of musicians and helping people all around the world.

About The W

Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

Be Bold. Tower with Blue.