Concerts & Events

FEB 27

6:00 pm

FEB 28

9:00 am

Ragtime and Jazz Festival

Charles H. Templeton Room at the Mitchell Memorial Library

FEB 28

7:30 pm

Ragtime and Jazz Festival

Concert

McComas Theater

FEB 29

7:30 pm

Ragtime and Jazz Festival

Concert

McComas Theater

Departmental News

Jason Baker to Perform at MUW Music by Women Festival


MSU faculty member Jason Baker will perform at the Music by Women Festival, held at the Mississippi University for Women, March 5-7. He will perform “McKenzie River Ferns,” for solo marimba, which he commissioned from Starkville composer and violin teacher Shandy Phillips in 2018. Information for other performances and presentations at the festival can be viewed here:...

MSU Percussion Students Win 1st Place in Timpani Competition


Two MSU percussion students received 1st place in the Mississippi Percussive Arts Society Timpani Competition. Senior Music Education Major David Jenkins won the Upperclassman/Graduate Student Division and Sophomore Music Education Major Romar Sillo won the Underclassman Division. Each performed a required piece, commissioned for the competition, and will give a feature performance at the...

Department of Music Well Represented at State Band Clinic in Natchez


  The annual gathering of Mississippi's band directors is a wonderful opportunity for professional development, and faculty, students, and alumni from the Department of Music were very involved in the programming for this year's State Band Clinic in Natchez: Six Department of Music graduates and one faculty member gave clinic presentations: Chad Austin, Ben Burge, Tamiko Bridges, Stephanie...