Concerts & Events

SEP 26

7:30 pm

OCT 7

6:00 pm

Jazz at Renasant

Big Band Jazz Music

Renasant Bank, Starkville-MS

OCT 12

3:00 pm

OCT 13

7:30 pm

Guest Artist - Dr. Peter Wood, trumpet and Dr. Jasmin Arakawa, piano

Harrison Auditorium - Giles Architecture Building

Music Discovery Day 2014

Departmental News

Dr. Craig Aarhus was selected for the George Humphrey faculty Leadership Program


Annual leadership program taps 12 MSU faculty membersOffice of Public Affairs News Bureau (662) 325-3442 Contact: Jim Laird August 28, 2014STARKVILLE, Miss.--A dozen Mississippi State faculty members are new selections for the competitive 2014-15 George Duke Humphrey Facul

Dr. Clifton Taylor published his composition for solo trombone with concert band


Dr. Clifton Taylor's composition for concert band and solo jazz trombone, Slidin' Down the Mississippi, has been published by Grand Mesa Music Publishers.  Three early twentieth century tunes provide the geographical and musical framework for the arrangement: St. Louis Blues and Memphis Blues by W.C. Handy, and Way Down Yonder in New Orleans by Henry Creamer and Jay Layton.

Dr. Michael Brown played for Jack Cristil Memorial


Michael Brown, Professor of Music, performed a solo trumpet version of "My Way", made famous by Frank Sinatra for the MSU Memorial service for Jack Cristil.  Mr. Cristil was "the voice of the Bulldogs" announcing sporting events for MSU for 58 years.