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Resources For Prospective Students

The LSU Department of Bands and LSU School of Music offer a wide variety of camp experiences, academic studies, and performance opportunities for students at all levels.

 

Middle & High School Students

The Department offers several camps and workshops geared towards K-12 band students at all levels of experience, including:

  • The Stately Oaks Band Festival
  • The LSU Bands Summer Camp
  • Tigerland Auxiliary and Leadership Camp (TALC)

More Information On Our Camps & Workshops

Complimentary Tickets

We are pleased to offer complimentary tickets to any of our concerts for high school students and their band directors! Students may use the form below to request a single ticket.

COMPLIMENTARY TICKET REQUEST FORM

 

Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate students enrolling at LSU can audition to participate in any of the major Department of Bands concert ensembles, including:

Ensemble participation is a key requirement of all LSU School of Music undergraduate degree programs. However, the ensembles are also open to all degree majors across LSU, and we welcome anyone to audition.

Ensemble Audition Information LSU SCHOOL OF MUSIC - UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

 

Graduate Studies

In addition to the ensemble participation offered at all levels, LSU offers prospective graduate students both MM (Master of Music) and DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) programs in wind conducting. The LSU Department of Bands provides an elite, comprehensive experience for graduate conducting students, including:

  • Working within three concert ensembles, a chamber ensemble, and all aspects of the athletic band program.
  • Weekly conducting practicum sessions with top chamber performers.
  • Limited studio size to ensure maximum podium time.
  • Regular integration and interaction between orchestral and wind conducting studios.
  • Full tuition plus stipend.

Wind Conducting Entry Requirements LSU SCHOOL OF MUSIC - GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION