Events at the College


The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts is proud to host or sponsor over 300 events each academic year, from a wide variety of disciplines within our institution. Some events are free and open to the public, while others have ticketed entry.


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Upcoming Performances & Shows

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LSU Chamber Singers
Ensemble Performance

April 19  |  5:30pm  |  UUMC

Join the LSU Chamber Singers under the baton of Stuart Dameron for an evening based on various aspects of love, featuring works by Holst, Brahms, Handel, Barnum, and more.

Free Admission!

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LSU Symphonic Winds

April 19  |  7:30pm  |  Union Theater

The LSU Symphonic Winds present "Scheherazade: A Night of Stories and Music", featuring music by the legendary Nikolai  Rimsky-Korsakov.

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CNME Finale
Composer Competition

April 21 |  7:30pm  |  SOM Recital Hall

The Constantinides New Music Ensemble concludes its debut season with a performance of new composition works from students in the School of Music.

Free Admission!

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Cavani String Quartet
Guest Artist Performance

April 23  |  7:30pm  |  SOM Recital Hall

Quartet-in-residence at the Cleveland Institute of Music since 1988, Cavani seeks an energetic balance between masterpieces by composers such as Mozart and Beethoven, and collaboration with living composers such as Joan Tower and Margaret Brouwer.

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Box Office Information

CMDA & Opera Tickets

The CMDA Box Office sells tickets to all events in the following venues:

  • Claude L. Shaver Theatre
  • Reilly Theatre
  • Studio Theatre
  • School of Music Recital Hall

LSU Opera and LSU Theatre performances are sold through this office.

Tickets can be purchased online or over the phone at: (225) 578-3527.

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Union Tickets

The Union Box Office sells tickets to all events in the Union Theater, such as:

  • LSU Wind Ensemble
  • LSU Symphonic Winds
  • LSU Symphonic Band
  • LSU Symphony Orchestra

Some special events, such as Concert Spectacular or Tigerama, may be sold through this office.

Tickets can be purchased online or over the phone at: (225) 578-5128.

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Parking for Events

You may park in any of the non-gated parking lots or on the street near our performance venues. Do not park by any red or yellow curbs.

We pay a fee to LSU Parking for our patrons to park free of charge. If you receive a parking ticket, please bring it to the CMDA Box Office, located inside the Music & Dramatic Arts Building, for assistance.

For updates on construction, road closures, and zone changes, please visit the LSU Parking & Transportation Services website.

Contact Us

Need help? Email the box office at:


CMDA Events Calendar

All Music Events

All Theatre Events