Concerts & Events

SEP 14

Choral Colloquium

McComas Theater

SEP 15

7:30 pm

Guest Artists - Freedom Brass Quintet

The United States Air Force Band of the West, Brass Quintet and Percussion

McComas Theater

SEP 26

7:30 pm

OCT 7

6:00 pm

Jazz at Renasant

Big Band Jazz Music

Renasant Bank, Starkville-MS

Departmental News

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. 

MSU SAI music fraternity wins "Outstanding Chapter" award


Epsilon Chi wins SAI AwardEach year the Provinces of Sigma Alpha Iota select chapters to receive the Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award.  This year’s award for Rho B in Region IV has been awarded to Mississippi State’s Epsilon Chi chapter for their success in displaying the objectives of this international music fraternity. The presence of Sigma Alpha Iota is recognized in the community, in