Concerts & Events

OCT 16

7:30 pm

MSU Wind Ensemble

McComas Theater

OCT 17

7:30 pm

Choirs Fall Concert

First Baptist Church, Starkville-MS

OCT 18

7:30 pm

Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra

MUW Whitfield Hall - Rent Auditorium, Columbus-MS

OCT 20

7:30 pm

UAB Chamber Trio

Dr. James Zingara, trumpet, Dr. Denise Gainey, clarinet, and Dr. Chris Steele, piano

Harrison Auditorium - Giles Architecture Building

Music Discovery Day 2014

Departmental News

Dr. Baker will present clinic at the University of North Alabama


Jason Baker will be presenting a clinic at the University of North Alabama on Friday, November 17 at 12:00pm.  His clinic is entitled "Three Essential Strokes" and focuses on efficiency of motion in snare drum technique.  Jason's appearance is funded by: the Yamaha Corporation of America, Innovative Percussion, SABIAN, Remo, and Grover ProPercussion.

African Music workshop for North MMEA teacher workshop on October 10


Dr. Bob presented a clinic called “African Drums and Percussion in published High School Choral Music” for the North Mississippi Music Educators Association Teacher Workshop on Friday, October 10th.  Regina Weeks and Joel Barron hosted the event held at Starkville High School.  Dr.

MSU Percussion Club is now established


Students from the Department of Music have organized the Percussion Club of MSU through the Student Activities Association.  This club is open to all students enrolled at MSU who have an interest in music performed on percussion instruments.  Club officers are: Blake Patterson (President), Derrick Jones (Vice President), Amber Gillen (Treasurer), and Dylan Hamman (Secretary).