Concerts & Events

OCT 21

8:15 pm

OCT 26

7:30 pm

Clarinet and Saxophone Ensembles Concert

Old Main Academic Center - Turner Wingo Auditorium

Departmental News

Nirdosh Shaunak visited World Music Class

Nirdosh Shaunak visited students enrolled in World Music class on October 13th.  Topics of discussion included history of India, Hinduism, karnataka sangeeta, tala, raga, improvisation, sitar, the gurukula system, women in carnatic music and society, and gender roles.  Nirdosh played music on the sitar and answered questions about herself, her music, and Indian culture.  It is especially valuable...

Eli Denson Composition at Prometheus Play

Bachelor of Music Education major Eli Denson contributed music for the MSU Honor College’s production of the Greek tragedy, Prometheus Bound, performed on September 21 and 22, 2021. Denson’s score bridges the gap between ancient Greece and the 21st Century by employing postminimalist compositional techniques in his score for solo cello, reshaping the audience’s perception of the drama within a...

FMB Alumni Band Reunion to Feature Building Naming Ceremony for Dr. Kent Sills

  Mississippi State University has announced that the Band/Choral Rehearsal Hall will be renamed the “Kent Sills Band Hall” in honor of former Director of Bands, Dr. Kent Sills. A ceremony honoring this occasion will take place during the 2021 Alumni Band Reunion on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm CDT at the facility. Members of the Sills family will be in attendance at the ceremony on...