Concerts & Events

MAY 5

9:00 am

Drumline Prospective Member Clinic

Band and Choral Rehearsal Hall

MAY 12

12:00 pm

Solo and Ensemble

Save the date! Mississippi State University’s Solo and Ensemble Festival will be Saturday

MSU Solo and Ensemble Festival

scholarship auditions

Steinway School Initiative

Departmental News

International Fiesta 2018


The International Fiesta, sponsored by the World Neighbors Association and the MSU Holmes Cultural Diversity Center, took place on the MSU drill field on April 7th.  The annual fiesta is a day filled with traditional clothing, cultural displays, music, dance, and cuisine from around the world.  Jembe Den, an African percussion ensemble comprised of Dr.

MSU Percussion to Present Collaborative Performance with DSU


The Mississippi State University Percussion Ensemble will be joining with students from Delta State University to give two performances of Edgard Varese’s “Ionisation.” Performances will occur Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 in the MSU Band Hall and Monday, April 16 at DSU. “Ionisation” was composed in 1931 and is considered to be the first work for Western concert percussion ensemble.