The Department of Music at Mississippi University for Women will host annual “Music Days” for area high school and community college students Thursday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 4.

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“For this year’s event, we hope to show our visitors the high quality of music education they will receive at The W, The family atmosphere of our department and the overall great vibe the W campus has to offer on a daily basis,” said Dr. Valentin Bogdan, professor of music. 

This event invites high school and community college students who wish to experience a day in the life of a music major at The W.  This day-long event is filled with musical activities such as lessons, rehearsals, masterclasses and workshops, while ample time will also be given for campus tours, lunch and meetings with university music faculty and students. There also will be concerts performed by the music faculty, students and guests. Parents and family members are welcome to attend. 

“We are looking forward to a fabulous day of music making,” Bogdan said. “Last year’s event was very well attended, with participants from high schools in our area and schools as far as Jackson and West Alabama.”

The first day of “Music Days,” Thursday, Feb. 2, is for students interested in instrumental music or band. Saturday, Feb. 4 focuses on students interested in piano, singing, music composition and choir. 

The event is free to attend but registration is required by Sunday, Jan. 29.

To register, please visit: or call The W Department of Music at (662) 241-6399.

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.

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