Instrument Days & Workshops | LSU School of Music

Instrument Days & Workshops


Throughout the academic year, the LSU School of Music hosts a variety of instrument days, master classes, conferences, festivals and workshops. These special events cover a wide range of disciplines and interests. Information, registration forms and other related materials can be found on this page for each event, if applicable.

  Fall 2017

LSU Brass Day

August 26, 2017 

The LSU School of Music brass faculty invite high school brass players to join them for a morning of fundamentals work and preparation of the Louisiana All-State etudes!

No registration is required, but you will need to bring your own instrument and have already worked on the etudes beforehand.

 

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Octubafest

October 23, 2017 

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NCCO Conference

November 2 - 4, 2017

The LSU School of Music and the LSU Choral Studies Program are excited to host the National Collegiate Choral Organization’s 7th Biennial Conference, featuring numerous presentations, guest artists, and a world-premiere performance by the LSU A Cappella Choir.

 

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  Spring 2018

Band Conductor's Art

January 26 - 27, 2018

The Band Conductor's Art is a two-day wind conducting and teaching workshop. Participants will work with the LSU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds, and Chamber Winds on selected repertoire and receive immediate feedback from the clinicians.

There will also be a special clinic session led by Dr. James Byo, Carl Prince Matthies Memorial Professor of Music Education at the LSU School of Music.

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Junior Oaks Band Festival

February 8 - 10, 2018

This weekend camp is designed for middle school band students in the 7th and 8th grades. Students will participate in full band rehearsals led by special guest conductors and receive group lessons on their instrument.

Participants will also attend a special concert by the LSU Symphonic Winds, as well as perform in a final concert on Saturday afternoon that is free and open to the public.

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LSU Double Reed Day

March 10, 2018

Double Reed Day is a unique opportunity for double reed enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. Professionals, students, teachers, and music directors are all welcome.

Guest Artists and other information about this event will be released later this Fall.

Louisiana Bass Festival

Louisiana Bassfest is about contribution, collaboration, inspiration and sharing our passion with all bassists.

The festival creates educational and performance opportunities for young bassists, with the hope that they are able to continually explore the beauty of bass playing.

More information about the next Bassfest will be released this coming Fall.

Stately Oaks Band Festival

This weekend camp is designed for high school band students in the 9th through 12th grades. Students will participate in full band rehearsals and master classes led by the LSU music faculty and staff.

Participants will also attend a special Collage Concert, featuring the LSU Department of Bands and School of Music, as well as perform in a final concert on Saturday afternoon that is free and open to the public.

 

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LSU Flute Day

April 7, 2018

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