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Connect after graduation and continue to be part of our vibrant community, including alumni, parents, families, donors, and friends of the School of Music.


Your gift will support the next generation of musicians and artists or honor the legacy of a teacher that made an impact in your life. Explore the many ways to give back to the School of Music.

School of Music giving designations include:

  • Symphony Orchestra Development Fund (0115)
  • Southern Opera Musical Theatre Fund (Fund No. 1596)
  • Choral Activities at USM Fund (Fund. No 0098)
  • Jazz Studies Fund (Fund. No 1015)
  • Jay Dean International Music Scholarship Endowment (Fund No. 2281)
  • Pride of Mississippi Marching Band & Dixie Darlings Development Fund (Fund No. 0046)
  • Partners for the Arts Fund (Fund No. 0400) : A membership in Partners for the Arts directly enhances opportunities for our students to have life-changing and career-altering experiences, at the same time providing essential support to expand access to world-class arts events and artists.  Learn More

If you prefer, you can send us a check via mail! Please make checks payable to the USM Foundation and add the Area/Fund No. to memo.

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School of Music

The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Dr. Box #5081

Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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Pride Alumns


Pride 101 Alumni Band 
November 27, 2021

This year, celebrate 101 and plan your Thanksgiving weekend around Alumni Band! Let all of your Pride Alums know to save-the-date. 



Southern Miss School of Music alumni teach in the finest universities and school systems in the country and perform on national stages from coast to coast.

  • Our alumni perform as orchestral and jazz musicians, in opera and musical theater productions, and as concert soloists all over the world.
  • We produce more public school music teachers each year than all other music programs in the state combined. These music educators are making an impact in music education at local, state, regional and national levels through their work and research.
  • Our alumni are also teaching at universities, colleges and conservatories in the United States and other countries around the globe.


We encourage all Southern Miss Alumni to share your stories with us! We love hearing from you!

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School of Music

112 Mannoni Performing Arts Center

Campus Hattiesburg

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