Mississippi College

Wayne Linehan

About Me

Wayne Linehan holds degrees from The State University College at Fredonia, New York (BME) and the State University of New York at Buffalo (MFA Trumpet Performance), and is currently working on his DMA at the University of Southern Mississippi. Mr. Linehan has been an active performer since securing the position of Second Trumpet with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra (MSO) in 1983, performing with Capital Brass, MSO Brass Quintet, Mississippi Opera, Meridian Symphony Orchestra, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Mississippi Wind Symphony, and the International Ballet Competition Orchestra. Before moving to Jackson, Wayne played with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (extra trumpet), the Buffalo Pops Orchestra (principal trumpet), Johnny Mathis (lead trumpet), and the New York production of Camelot with Richard Harris (principal trumpet). He has been an adjunct instructor of music at Mississippi College since 1993.

Mr. Linehan's conducting experience has been diverse. He organized and conducted the Jackson Trumpet Ensemble and the Mississippi Brass Choir, he has been a band director at the college, high school and junior high levels for an aggregate 13 years, and he conducted a professional orchestra made up of MSO personnel for St. James Episcopal Church's celebration of Epiphany "Baroque by Candlelight" for two years. Wayne has been Music Director and Conductor of the Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra since 2001.

Class Schedule

Fall 2011

  • MUS 056/15 - Jazz Band
    TR, 4:15-5:30, Band Hall
  • MUS 181C, - Studio Trumpet
    Day TBA, Time TBA, Band Hall

Spring 2012

  • MUS 283 - Brass Methods Class
    TR, 9:25-10:40, Band Hall