David L. Walters Department of Music

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A Proud Tradition in Sound Education

Welcome to the David L. Walters Department of Music at Jacksonville State University. The students, faculty and staff send you warm greetings and hope that you find the information on these pages interesting and informative.

The School of Music has more than 200 undergraduate and graduate music majors and undergraduate music minors, and 38 faculty members who are world-class teachers, scholars, conductors, composers, and performers.

The David L. Walters Department of Music provides opportunities for all university students to develop the musical skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to become artistic professionals and music educators.

Jacksonville State University is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Important Links:  

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The Marching Southerners
Jacksonville Opera Theatre
JSU Jazz Studies
Jacksonville State University Music Academy


Music Department Information:

Mason Hall Pandemic Safety Update, Fall 2020

Jacksonville State University Bands and Orchestra


Jacksonville State University Music Featured 

Arts & Humanities Newsletter

New Faces, New Spaces: Dr. Matthew Jordan

Featured Faculty: Dr. Andy Nevala