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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.
Four-time Grammy-nominated zydeco musician and LSU alumnus Sean Ardoin’s new album, “Full Circle,” which featured a historic collaboration with LSU’s Tiger Marching Band, has been nominated for a Grammy award for Best Regional Roots Music Album, the Recording Academy announced Tuesday.
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.
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.