Welcome to the LSU Bands

 

 

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The Department of Bands is a storied component of the LSU School of Music, tracing its origins to the military traditions of the “Old War Skule” over a century ago. The Department encompasses five distinct performing groups and hosts a wide array of outreach events, camps, and workshops dedicated to the advancement of the performing arts.

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Department News

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Welcoming Eighth Blackbird to LSU

We are excited to welcome award-winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird to LSU for a special concert, featuring composer Viet Cuong’s Vital Signs, among other works.

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Alumni Spotlight: Austin Richardson

Recent Master of Music graduate Austin Richardson, from the studio of Dr. Hana Beloglavec, has accepted a one-year position as Acting Principal Trombone in the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Nanci Belmont Joins LSU Music

We are pleased to welcome Nanci Belmont as the new Assistant Professor of Bassoon, beginning August 2022.

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Upcoming Events

Looking for more events? Browse the full Department of Bands calendar here.