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Department of

Music, Communication, & Emerging Media

The Department of Music, Communication, & Emerging Media offers students a variety of majors and minors to fit their talents and interests. From performing arts to video production, students have the option to mix and match within the department or add a new skill or certificate to another major. Georgia Southwestern Music students give frequent performances throughout the year ranging from musical theatre productions, madrigal dinners, cabaret, choirs, concert and jazz bands. Students also have the opportunity to become involved in student publications such as the Sou'Wester newspaper.

Undergraduate Majors

BA in Music

BA in Music, Teacher Certification

BA in Communication & Emerging Media

Undergraduate Certificates

Pop Music Certificate

General Music Certificate

Composing Video Game Music

Digital Media Technology

Contact

Department of Music, Communication, & Emerging Media

Jackson Hall
Fine Arts Building
Collum Hall

229-931-2240
mark.laughlin@gsw.edu

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Faculty & Staff


Looking for a Community Event?

The Department offers various performances and events throughout the year open to the public.

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Performances and Events

Mission
Our Programs
Honor Societies and Fraternities
Organizations
Orchestras
The mission of the Department of Music at Georgia Southwestern State University is to provide all students, regardless of ability and major, with the opportunity to experience music in a nurturing environment with the goal of educating the whole person and the creation of a life-long music patron.

The music program stresses individual attention in presenting the discipline of music. The program is looking for people who enjoy performing and working together to bring out a high level of musicianship.

Georgia Southwestern State University music professors are friends and mentors. Private instruction in brass, woodwinds, percussion, guitar, piano, and voice is available to all music students. There are several instrumental and vocal groups. All of these activities draw on the musical talents of music majors as well as the general college student. Georgia Southwestern State University students give frequent performances during the year. These range from musical theatre productions, madrigal dinners, cabaret, choirs, concert and jazz bands.

The Department of Music, Communication, & Emerging Media offers a variety of classes to fit student needs. Speak to a faculty member to see which program is best for you.
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