Dawn Barham

Dawn Barham - Music Instructor


Classes Taught By Ms. Barham

  • Beginning Band
  • Instrumental Performance
  • Choral Performance
  • Creative Movement and Music
  • Guitar Studies
  • Guitar Performance
  • Songwriting
  • Sights and Sounds of Mississippi


  • Master of Music Education - The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Bachelor of Music Education - The University of Southern Mississippi

Clubs Sponsored by Ms. Barham

  • Performing Arts Club

About Ms. Barham

Ms. Barham is enjoying her twentieth year as the Director of Performing Arts at MSMS. Under her tutelage are the Instrumental, Choral and Guitar Performance Ensembles. Ms. Barham's groups have performed for governors, legislators, mayors, presidential and vice-presidential candidates, music legends like Bonnie Raitt and B.B. King. They have performed at the world famous Ground Zero Blues Club, Graceland, The Lawrence Welk Theater in Branson, MO, the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, NE, the annual Veteran's Day Celebration on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the Southern Cultural Heritage Center in Vicksburg and numerous festivals, corporate events, and several holiday and seasonal concerts. She has implemented the guitar, songwriting, music technology and contemporary music history curricula at MSMS. Ms. Barham holds her Master's degree in Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi, a National Board Certified Teacher and a finalist for the Music Educator Grammy Award.