March 1, 2013 (Jackson) - Students from Belhaven’s Music Composition Emphasis will have their works of music played by professional players from the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra (MSO) on Thursday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m.

This free concert in the Trustmark Grand Hall at the Mississippi Museum of Art will feature student composers from Belhaven University and Mississippi College. Maestro Crafton Beck will direct the MSO players. A brief discussion about the musical compositions and the student composers’ intentions will be included during this engaging concert of young professional musicians.


Belhaven University stands among select Christian colleges and universities and has been repeatedly named one of “America’s 100 Best College Buys." The University offers 30 academic majors across a full spectrum of disciplines as well as a variety of graduate programs. In addition, Belhaven has achieved the distinction of being among only 30 universities nationally accredited in each of the major arts – music, theatre, visual art and dance. All programs are taught from a Christian worldview perspective and are guided by the mission to prepare students academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Belhaven University serves over 3,700 students offering undergraduate and graduate degrees on its residential campus, an online degree program, and graduate and adult degree programs in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, and Atlanta.