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The Department of Music at MSU Denver offers a variety of degrees and musical experiences, with a diverse curriculum that spans classical, jazz, and world music traditions.

Our internationally recognized faculty of performers and scholars teach with commitment and passion, focusing on the future success of every student.

The Kenneth King Academic and Performing Arts Center features state-of-the-art performance venues, practice rooms, theaters, and classrooms.

Located in the heart of downtown Denver, the Department of Music engages the most significant professional music organizations in the region through partnerships, internships, and residencies.

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The Summer Flute Institute at MSU Denver returns June 12-16, 2017! This five-day flute retreat features classes focused on repertoire, technical development, tone exploration, and chamber music. The 2017 Guest Artist Amy Porter (Flute Professor at the University of Michigan) will join the SFI faculty alongside Patricia Surman (MSU Denver Flute Professor), Brook Fergueson (Principal Flutist of the Colorady Symphony Orchestra), and Tamara Maddaford (Principal Flutist of the Stratus Chamber Orchestra).

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The Friends of Music at MSU Denver community transforms the lives of students by investing in their music education. By becoming a Friend of Music at MSU Denver, your generous contributions directly impact the success of our students through vital scholarship funding.

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