Department of Music: Upcoming Events

All performances are in Akin Auditorium unless otherwise noted and all are open to the public.  Those marked ($) have an admission fee.  Akin Auditorium is located in the north end of the Hardin Administration Building at the corner of Taft and Hampstead in Wichita Falls, Texas.  First Presbyterian Church is directly across the street from the Hardin Administration Building.

Only Department of Music events and Midwestern State University musical events are listed on this calendar. For other community arts events, and their dates, times and locations, please contact those organizations for information. Student recitals marked with an asterisk are contingent on the student passing their recital preview three weeks prior to their concert.  Student recitals not marked with an asterisk have completed the recital preview requirement.  You may contact the Music Office at (940) 397-4267 for more information.

January 2015

No Events Currently Scheduled

February 2015

No Events Currently Scheduled


March 2015
  • 3rd - Music Series at Akin. Julie Albers, cello and Orion Weiss, piano. ($)
  • 26th - University Singers, 7:30 pm
  • 31st - Melange Saxophone Quartet, Guest Artist Recital, 7:30pm
April 2015
  • 9th - Dr. Andrew J. Allen and Dr. Christopher Beaty, Saxophones, Faculty & Guest Artist Recital, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm
  • 14th - University Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 pm
  • 16th - University Percussion and Pan Ensembles, 7:30
  • 17th-H2/4 Duo (Dr. Jonathan Nichol & Dr. Jeffrey Loeffert, saxophones), Guest Artist Recital, 7:30pm
  • 28th - Didzun Honors Recital, 7:30pm
  • 30th Zahra Lake, Senior Percussion Recital, 7:30 Akin Auditorium


May 2015
  • 3rd- University Singers and Oratorio Chorus, 3:00 pm
June 2015


July 2015

No Events Currently Scheduled

August 2014

No Events Currently Scheduled


September 2014

No Events Currently Scheduled

October 2014
  • 15th Zack Brasfield, Senior Voice Recital, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm
  •  21st - University Singers, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm.
  • 24th - Midwestern State University Wind Ensemble, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm.


November 2014
  • 1st - Richard Huessner, Senior Voice Recital, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 PM
  • 4th - Faculty Recital, Dr. Andrew Allen, Saxophone, Dr. Ruth Morrow, Piano, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm
  • 6th - Music Series at Akin ($) Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm. (For details see Music Series at Akin link on main department page or call 397-4267.)
  • 13th MSU Percussion and Steel Pan Ensembles, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm
  • 18th - MSU Jazz Ensemble, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm.
  • 20th - A Schubertiad by Dr. Ruth Morrow and Friends,  Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm
  • 24th - Fantasy of Lights Band Concert, Akin Auditorium, 7 pm
December 2014
  • 5th - University Wind Ensemble Concert, Akin Auditorium, 7:30 pm
  • 7th - Combined Choirs Concert, Akin Auditorium, 3:00 pm.