Taylor, Clifton

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Clifton Taylor



Country: USA

Studies: BA University of Southern Mississippi, DMA in wind conducting from the University of South Carolina



Clifton Taylor has served as Associate Director of Bands at Mississippi State University since 2005. At MSU, he co-directs the Famous Maroon Band, conducts the Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble, and teaches courses in the Department of Music. A native of Mississippi, he holds two music education degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a DMA in wind conducting from the University of South Carolina. A veteran teacher, Dr. Taylor has taught instrumental music at every level, from the elementary school to the community college, and currently directs a band program for homeschooled students in his community. He is regularly engaged in composing and arranging for the concert band, marching band, and other media, and maintains a steady schedule as a performing trombonist in symphonic, chamber, and jazz settings. His professional affiliations include the College Band Directors National Association, the National Band, Association, Phi Beta Mu, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. His original compositions for are published by Tapspace Publications, Grand Mesa Music Publishers, and Maroon Tune Publications. For more information, visit maroontune.com.[1]

Works for Percussion

Concertpiece for Marimba and Wind Ensemble - Marimba; Wind Ensemble
Concertpiece for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble - Marimba; Percussion Quintet