Jason Baker Awarded Mississippi Arts Commission Grant

Thursday, July 18, 2019


Associate Professor Jason Baker has been awarded a grant by the Mississippi Arts Commission to assist in programming a performance of Igor Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat” (The Soldier’s Tale) at MSU in the spring of 2020. Composed in 1918, it is considered a cornerstone of 20th century concert repertoire. This performance will include Jeanette Fontaine (narrator), Barry Kopetz (conductor), Anthony Kirkland (cornet), Richard Human (trombone), Sheri Falcone (clarinet), Denise Rowan (bassoon), and Jason Baker (percussion).

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