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Millsaps Conservatory of Music

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The Millsaps Conservatory of Music, in conjunction with Millsaps College and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, will offer the highest quality music education to aspiring musicians of all ages, regardless of skill level or economic background. It will place students in a creative environment that inspires musical excellence and fosters discovery of their unique expressive voice.

Our primary and future goals will be to . . .

  • Provide community engagement between Millsaps Conservatory of Music, Millsaps College, Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Mississippi Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the greater Jackson metropolitan area.
  • Serve all who would like to study and understand the art of music.
  • Develop a wide variety of educational programs for students of all ages and levels of study.
  • Offer the highest quality of music instruction available in the greater Jackson metropolitan area.

Facilities

Private lessons and classes will take place on the Millsaps College campus, in the Academic Complex building. Recitals and other musical presentations will be held in the 450-seat Recital Hall. The music facilities at Millsaps are excellent, with Steinway and Boston grand pianos in most of the teaching studios and practice rooms, and two Steinway D concert grand pianos in the Recital Hall and a 9-station piano lab for musicianship and group piano study.

Millsaps Conservatory of Music Students 

To register for studies at Millsaps Conservatory of Music, please fill out a registration form, and send to: Millsaps College, 1701 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39210, c/o Rachel Heard, director of the Millsaps Conservatory of Music. At the time of registration, please indicate how you will pay for tuition: 1.) Full tuition for the semester, or 2.) 5-month Bank Draft payment. If you plan on paying the full tuition amount, payment is due by the end of the first week of lessons to ensure your place for the semester. If you plan on paying with the 5-month Bank Draft payment plan, you the first month payment + completed bank-draft form are due by the end of the first week of lessons to ensure your place for the semester. 

If you would like to discontinue your studies at Millsaps Conservatory of Music and you are using the Bank Draft payment plan, you will need to let us know before September 10th, 2015 in order to stop payment. The final monthly payment for the fall semester will be December 10th, 2015. The final monthly payment for the spring semester will be May 10th, 2016. 

Deadline for current and new student registration for 14-week semester of private instrumental or vocal studies is September 19, 2015 in the fall, and February 13, 2016 in the spring. Deadline for 10-week classes and ensembles is September 14, 2015 for the fall semester, and February 1, 2016 for spring semester.

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