Concerts & Events

NOV 2

7:30 pm

Percussion Ensemble Concert

Band and Choral Rehearsal Hall

NOV 5

3:00 pm

Student Recital - Laurel Bynum, clarinet and Dr. Christy Lee, piano

Harrison Auditorium - Giles Architecture Building

Steinway School Initiative

Departmental News

Drs. Gary Packwood and Jeanette Fontaine visited MS School of the Arts


Drs. Gary Packwood and Jeanette Fontaine participated in a recruiting event at the Mississippi School of the Arts in Brookhaven, MS on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  Drs.

Dr. Gary Packwood Residency at University of Central Oklahoma


Dr. Packwood spent three days at the University of Central Oklahoma providing choral workshops and adjudicating area high school choirs. He also provided lectures for the students organizations of NAfME and ACDA. Dr. Packwood concluded his time at UCO by rehearsing the UCO Concert Choir. This residency was sponsored by the UCO School of Music and their director of choral activities, Dr.

Dr. Packwood led Choral Church Retreat


On September 23, Dr. Gary Packwood led an all-day choral retreat for St. Mary's Catholic Church of Lafayette, Louisiana, at the Wesley Center near Alexandria, Louisiana. The workshop included sessions on healthy vocal production, vocal techniques, choral rehearsal procedures, and a lecture on inspiring singers. This invitation came from Holly Grefe, music director at St.