Clifton Taylor

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Clifton Taylor (b. 1968) 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 concert band, marching band, and other media, and maintains a steady schedule as a performing trombonist.

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