Concerts & Events

JAN 29

6:30 pm

Jazz Band Concert

As part of the MSU Honor Band Clinic

McComas Theater

JAN 30

7:30 pm

Wind Ensemble Concert

As part of the MSU Honor Band Clinic

McComas Theater

JAN 31

12:30 pm

Honor Band Final Concert

As part of the MSU Honor Band Clinic

McComas Theater

FEB 10

7:30 pm

MUSICAL MEMORIES

a concert of compositions by Dr. Douglas McConnell, including a choral composition premier and two commissions with dedications to Dr. Leanne Fazio and Dr. Bill Henry

First Baptist Church, Starkville-MS

Departmental News

MSU Band to Host Honor Band Clinic This Weekend


STARKVILLE, Miss.--More than 200 high school musicians from throughout the region will participate Thursday-Saturday [Jan. 29-31] in Mississippi State's 63rd annual University Honor Band Clinic.The campus event began in the early 1950s as a new materials clinic and was among only a few such university-based programs in the U.S.

Orff-Schulwerk Workshops Available This Summer


The Department of Music is pleased to announce that two Orff-Schulwerk workshops will be offered this summer.  "Introduction to Off-Schulwerk Teachers Education Workshop" will be held July 6-10 from 8:30-4:45.  "Level I Orff-Schulwerk Teachers Education Workshop" will be held July 6-17 from 8:30-4:30 (weekdays only).

Dr. Sobaskie Publishes in France


A chapter by James William Sobaskie appears in a new book,  L’analyse musicale aujourd’hui: Music Analysis Today, published by Éditions Delatour France.  Dr. Sobaskie's essay, “Rêveries within fantasies: the Barcarolles of Gabriel Fauré,” originated as a conference presentation given at the Université de Strasbourg in 2009, which was supported by the Mississippi State