Monday, April 6, 2015
Students and faculty will be representing MSU at the annual Mississippi Day of Percussion on April 10-11 at Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS. Dr. Robert Damm will facilitate a mass drum circle. Junior music education major Trenton Brown will participate in the solo multiple percussion competition, performing Casey Cangelosi’s “Ogre Ballet”. Junior music education major Blake Patterson and senior music major Kevin West will perform in the All Star Collegiate Percussion Ensemble. The MSU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Jason Baker, will present a feature concert. The Mississippi Day of Percussion is held each year, sponsored by the Percussive Arts Society, and presents clinics, concerts, and performing opportunities for teachers and students in the state of Mississippi.