Gary Packwood, D.M.A.





3-5               Conductor, South Carolina AlL-State SSAA Choir, Winthrop, SC



13-14           Conductor, TMEA All-Region XX, High School Choir, Dallas, TX


TBA              Conductor, St. Charles All-Parrish High School Honor Choir, St. Charles, LA


13-14           MSU Choral Colloquium: Middle & High School Honor Choirs, Starkville, MS


19-21           MMEA/MS-ACDA State Conference, Hattiesburg, MS

12-14           Conductor, Berkeley County High School All-County Choir, Berkeley, SC

5                  Adjudicate, Alabama State Choral Performance Assessment, Oxford, AL


28               Conductor, Mozart’s “Requiem” Starkville-MSU Symphony

                   Orchestra, Starkville Symphony Chorus, Mississippi University for Women Choirs, & MSU Combined Choirs

                   Lee Hall Auditorium, MSU Campus

24               Reflect & Rejoice: Celebrating African-American History through Music, MSU Singers, 7:30 pm Chapel of Memories

20-22          Mark Hayes Choral & Keyboard, Workshop, First Presbyterian

                   Church of Starkville, MS

18, 19, 20    Adjudicate Mississippi District I Middle & High School Choral Festival, South Haven, MS

19                Attend the Mississippi Governor's Award for Excellence in Arts, Jackson, MS

17               Poetry & Music: “Walt Whitman” with MSU Singers, Giles Auditorium, MSU Campus

14               Mississippi State University Department of Music Auditions, MSU Campus

10               Doug McConnelly Composer’s Concert with MSU Singers, First Baptist Church, Starkville, MS


31               MSU Singers “The Star Spangled Banner” MSU Women’s Basketball Game - MSU Colosseum Time: TBA

30-31          Conductor, District III All-Parrish High School Choir, Monroe, LA

22-24          Alabama Music Educators Association Conference, Montgomery, AL

19               Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast - MSU Singers, MSU Student Union, 7:00 am

18               MSU Singers “The Star Spangled Banner” MSU Women’s Basketball Game - MSU Colosseum Time: TBA

16-18          Conductor, Oregon Elementary All-State Choir, Eugene, Oregon

8                 Choral Clinic: John Carroll Catholic High School, Birmingham, AL



2                 Conductor, Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra & MSU Singers, 7:30 pm

        Lee Hall Auditorium


3-4              Conductor, District III Florida Vocal Association Middle School, Mixed Chorus, Pensacola, FL

2                 MSU Homecoming Service, MSU Singers, MSU Chapel of Memories, 7:00 pm

1                 Veterans Day Football Game Performance with FMB, Halftime during game versus Arkansas


26-27          Conductor, Okaloosa County Middle School Mixed Choir, Niceville, FL

23-27          Mississippi State University Singers Tour, First United Methodist Church, Long Beach, MS, 10/23 @ 7:30 pm

                   Louisiana - ACDA, Immaculate Conception Church

                   New Orleans, LA, 10/24 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

                   First Baptist Church, Niceville, FL, 10/26 @ 9:00 am Service

                   First United Methodist Church, Crestview,  FL, 10/26 @ 11:00 am Service

                   Mattie Kelly Performance Arts Center, Niceville, FL, 10/26 @ 7:00 pm

23               Conductor, East Mississippi Community College High School Choral, Festival, Decatur, MS

20-21          Conductor, Tangipahoa Parrish High School Honor Choir, Hammond, LA

17               Mississippi State University Fall Choral Concert, First Baptist Church, Starkville, MS, 7:30 pm

5-6              Conductor, Lafayette Parrish High School Honor Choir, Lafayette, LA

In 2005, Gary Packwood received the prestigious Outstanding Music Alumni Award from Department of Music at Southeastern Louisiana University and in 2008 the Dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Montevallo named him the Outstanding Faculty Member for the college. Dr. Packwood made his Carnegie Hall debut on Easter Sunday, 2012, conducting the Mississippi State University Singers and the New England Chamber Orchestra in a performance that included the premier of “Where I Live” by Richard Ratner. Choirs under his guidance have performed with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, the MSU-Starkville Symphony, during the 2014 Southern Division American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Conference, the 1996 National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and for state conferences of both the ACDA continue reading...