Pittsburg State University


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Dr. Russell Jones

Contact Person:
Kimberly Harries

Phone: 620-235-4466
Fax: 620-235-4468

Department of Music
103 McCray Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Department of Music

Mission Statement

Craig FuchsThe mission of the Department of Music is to:

  • instruct and inspire those whose professional goals include the creation, performance, critical assessment, and teaching of music;
  • offer courses to the general student body that will enhance their understanding as well as appreciation of all music;
  • provide leadership within the University and the four-state region in all matters pertaining to the musical art and to music;
  • make available to the university community and area residents opportunities to participate in musical activities. These include individual and group study and performance for pre-college and college students, as well as continuing music learning and performance experiences for the music faculty and those in the surrounding region;
  • maintain and enhance our outreach and program of service and assistance to area public schools and other educational/professional organizations by acting as adjudicators, clinicians, guest conductors, and consultants; and
  • contribute to the enhancement of the cultural life of the university and the region through the performance and sponsorship of frequent and varied concerts and recitals.