Dept. Arts and Sciences

Music Major, Alexis Brown, Wins Solo Competition

Alexis Brown, an #MGA junior pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Musicianship, recently won the Percussive Arts Society International Conference (PASIC) solo timpani competition in Indianapolis. Here she is with Dr. John Beck, professor emeritus from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y, who composed her competition solo. PASIC is the largest and most prestigious percussion conference in the world, so this is a tremendous accomplishment for Brown and her MGA instructor, Miguel Castro.


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Marc Martel, Voice of Freddie Mercury in Upcoming Queen Biopic, to Appear in Concert At MGA

Marc Martel, who helped voice the role of Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury in an upcoming film, will perform in concert at Middle Georgia State University at 7 p.m. Friday, August 17, at the Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State University (MGA).


Dept. Arts and Sciences

Middle Georgia State Adding Bachelor’s Degree in Contemporary Musicianship

Middle Georgia State University is launching a new four-year degree: the Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Musicianship. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the degree at its October 11 meeting, which was held on the Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State (MGA).