Concerts & Events

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

OCT 22

OCT 30

7:30 pm

Guest Artist - William Yelverton, classical guitar

Harrison Auditorium - Giles Architecture Building

NOV 2

3:00 pm

Student Recital - Ivye Yeatman, mezzo-soprano and Dr. Karen Murphy, piano

Harrison Auditorium - Giles Architecture Building

Music Discovery Day 2014

Departmental News

Robert Damm's "Improvisation for Six Timpani" was reviewed in the latest Percussive Notes


“Improvisation for Six Timpani” was written by Damm to feature interesting sounds, textures, and techniques for the solo timpanist.  The work also promotes the expression of improvised ideas within stylistic parameters since several sections are open for creative interpretation by the performer.  In other words, the beginning, middle, and ending are written out, but four internal episodes indic

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.