Born in Arkansas, Crafton Beck studied clarinet for many years before choosing a career in conducting. He joined MSO as Music Director in 2000 after concluding a 22-year tenure as Music Director and Conductor of Ohio’s Lima Symphony Orchestra.
When Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Principal Clarinet Ken Graves steps into the solo spotlight in Bravo-IV’s “Alluvial Soundscapes” March 9 concert, he’ll deliver an Aaron Copland concerto that’s among the instrument’s greatest hits.
Rivers of sound resonate in MSO concert Visions of Native America, Copland and more in the spotlight! Jackson, Mississippi — Mississippi...
Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Principal Timpanist Bud Berthold is the centerpiece of MSO’s February 24 “Striking Surprises” concert, 7:30 p.m. at St. James’ Episcopal Church, in Jackson.