2016 MSU Brass Symposium: October 1, 2016


The October 1, 2016 MSU Brass Symposium is an opportunity for brass musicians high school and older to learn and perform with national guest artists and the MSU brass faculty. 

Participants will experience world-class coaching and performances by James Ackley, trumpet, University of South Carolina, and Jay Evans, principal trombone of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and teacher at the Alabama School of Fine Arts and the University of Montevallo.

Symposium Schedule
8:00 am Check-in & Late Registration
9:00 am Trumpet, Horn, Trombone and Tuba-Euph Warmups & Ensembles
10:00 am Master Classes by James Ackley and Jay Evans
11:15 am Lion’s Band Mock Auditions & Coaching
Noon Lunch & Visit Displays
1:00 pm Symposium Ensemble Rehearsal
2:00 pm Trumpet, Horn, Trombone and Tuba-Euph Ensemble Rehearsal
3:00 pm Guest Artist Recital
4:00 pm Symposium Brass Ensembles Performance


The MSU Brass Symposium will be held October 1, 2016 at the MSU Band and Choral Rehearsal Hall on the campus of Mississippi State University: 98 Hardy Road, Mississippi State University.