Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Dr. Anthony Kirkland, Assistant Professor of Trumpet at MSU, performed and presented masterclasses at the Florida State University College of Music on October 21st and 22nd. He also visited students and presented brass and career oriented classes at ABAC College in Tifton, Georgia, on October 23rd. Dr. Kirkland is currently principal trumpet of the MSU-Starkville Symphony, and since coming to Mississippi Dr. Kirkland has performed with the Mississippi Symphony, the Meridian (MS) Symphony, and the Memphis, Tennessee chamber ensemble “Prizm.” Dr. Kirkland has published articles and reviews in the International Trumpet Guild Journal, The Instrumentalist, The Brass Herald, and Bandworld. His book Wind Band Excerpts for Trumpet and Cornet was published by Balquhidder Music in 2016.