Students in the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts can look forward to a wide range of performance opportunities and exposure to world-class guest artists.

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For more than a century, LSU has cultivated a rich tradition of musical and theatrical art forms.

We proudly carry that heritage into the 21st century, preparing our students for modern leadership roles and careers in the performing arts, as well as providing outreach and cultural enrichment to the community at-large. Mentoring and guiding our students are the unparalleled faculty of the School of Music and the School of Theatre, comprised of renowned scholars, stellar performers, vibrant creators, and inspiring teachers with active careers and international reputations for excellence.



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Tiger Band Performance Recognized by National Conference

A committee of judges from the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) has recognized the LSU Tiger Marching Band for their November 2021 show Land of the Free Because of the Brave, and invited the band faculty to present at the 2022 CBDNA Southern Regional Conference.

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Boyd Professor Willis Delony Releases New Album

Willis Delony, Boyd Professor of Piano & Jazz Studies, recently released a new album on the Centaur label entitled Between the Notes, a compendium of solo piano works in keeping with his reputation as one of the nation's leading classical/jazz crossover artists.

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Student Spotlight: Jeremi Edwards

PhD candidate Jeremi Edwards was invited to share his music compositions with the world at the 2021 Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference.

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LSU Cares

LSU Cares is a university initiative dedicated to the well-being of students and promotion of a community that cares about each of its members. Using a CARE (Communicate, Assess, Refer, Educate) approach, staff review reports and provide appropriate resources in response. LSU Cares works with students to empower them to help students of concern and engage with victim support and advocacy resources.



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