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