Howard Hall is home of the music department and Reynolds Recital Hall. Strolling the hallways, you may hear a choir practice or a jazz ensemble rehearsal. Individual practice rooms are soundproof, however, so a violinist can practice Vivaldi next door to a trombonist playing Sousa. Check with the music department office for faculty and student recital schedules.
This building was named for MSU’s first bandmaster Louis Howard, 1908-46. Built in 1974 for $4.1 million, the Creative Arts Complex consists of Haynes, Cheever and Howard Halls and houses the College of Arts and Architecture and the department of music.
Upcoming events in Howard Hall
"You Can Say That Again" : Repetition in Modern Chamber Music, Recital by Laurel Yost and Friends
Sunday, January 29, 2017, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
MSU Associate Professor Laurel Yost will perform a piano recital featuring music by composers Reich, Rzewski, Gorecki, and Part. She will be joined by MSU School of Music Faculty Julia Slovarp, Mary Kothman, Julie Gosswiller and MSU senior Andrew Major. View Details
Guest Artist Velvet Brown: Tuba Recital
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:30pm
The Montana State University School of Music welcomes guest artist, Velvet Brown, as she presents a tuba recital. Velvet Brown is professor of tuba and euphonium at Pennsylvania State University. Prior to joining the faculty at Penn State in 2003, she... View Details
MSU Faculty Recital: Romances from Italy and Brazil
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 7:30pm
MSU Faculty will present a Valentine's Day program of Romantic repertoire on Tuesday, February 14th at 7:30 PM in Reynolds Recital Hall. Dr. Julia Cory Slovarp will be performing on cello, Michael Videon on guitar and Dr. Greg Young on clarinet. View Details