Events & Camps


The LSU Department of Bands is pleased to offer several unique workshops, camps, and events, each geared towards improving the technique and proficiency of middle and high school band students, current band directors, and their ensembles.


Spring 2023

band director recieving instruction

Conductor's Art

January 20 - 21, 2023

The Conductor's Art is an intensive conducting and teaching workshop. Participants will conduct the LSU Wind Ensemble, LSU Symphony Orchestra, and more while receiving direct coaching from our guest clinicians and individual feedback from the LSU faculty.


trumpet players in rehearsal

Stately Oaks Band Festival

February 2 - 4, 2023

Stately Oaks is a multi-day camp designed for high school and middle school band students in grades 7 - 12. Students participate in full band rehearsals with special guest conductors, attend a special Collage Concert featuring the LSU Department of Bands and LSU School of Music, and perform in a final public concert.


wind players in rehearsal


February 28, 2023

Get your band ready for competition! Bring your ensembles to LSU for a unique opportunity to practice and refine concert festival music. Receive written and recorded feedback from a panel of LSU faculty judges, take part in a full ensemble clinic with one of LSU's band directors, and more.


tiger band performing at fall fest

Spend a Day With Tiger Band

April 22, 2023

The Golden Band from Tigerland hosts a "Spend A Day With Tiger Band" event, open to current high school band members in grades 10 - 12 on eligible instruments, giving prospective students the opportunity to perform in Tiger Stadium with the Tiger Band during the annual LSU Spring Football Game.


Summer 2023

students posing for a photo in the greek theater

LSU Bands Music Camp

June 18 – 22, 2023

This is an intensive summer music camp for high school students with a wide range of experience. Students will study privately on their instrument, in concert rehearsal settings, as well as in chamber groups, working with accomplished professional faculty from the LSU School of Music.

Registration and more information coming soon!

tiger band students receiving instruction

Tigerland Auxiliary & Leadership Camp

June 25 – 28, 2023

This leadership camp is geared to give high school students all of the skills necessary to return to their band programs ready to go for the coming year. Students will work closely with LSU Department of Bands directors and staff to refine their leadership skills, colorguard work, and marching percussion fundamentals.

Registration and more information coming soon!