As part of LSU’s College of Music & Dramatic Arts, the School of Music offers its students one of the nation’s most comprehensive programs, including bachelor, masters and doctoral degrees, and countless opportunities. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music in 1931, the School of Music includes divisions of academic studies, solo performance studies, composition, music education, collaborative and large ensemble performance, chamber music and opera. Faculty and students are nationally and internationally acclaimed as performers, educators, and researchers. Technology and advanced facilities enable students to pursue their interests unreservedly, limited only by their imagination. We are rich in history, inspired by excellence, and arts leaders of the century.





  • School of Music Main Office: 225-578-3261
  • School of Music Fax: 225-578-2562
  • Department of Bands: 225-578-2384
  • The Performing Arts Academy: 225-578-3230
  • The Dean’s Office: 225-578-9959
  • CMDA Fax: 225-578-2562

Box Office Numbers

CMDA Box Office
(Recital Hall events, St. Alban’s and University United Methodist Church events):

Union Theater Box Office
(LSU Symphony Orchestra, LSU Opera, Symphonic Winds, Symphonic Bands and other large events):

Mailing Address

LSU School of Music
102 New Music Building
Louisiana State University · Baton Rouge, LA 70803



The College of Music and Dramatic Arts is a performing arts community that trains, cultivates, prepares, and rewards excellent artists, educators, scholars, and performers‐‐fostering passion for the arts, collaboration and the creation of new works. We engage with our community, heightening our collective ability to communicate with expressive power and purpose. LSU is a national flagship institution with world‐class intellectual and creative resources. Located in a dynamic city situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana’s vibrant, evocative and diverse culture. The state capital, Baton Rouge, is a thriving city that is home to both LSU and Southern University and numerous businesses and industrial facilities, with a metropolitan area population of over 700,000.

The LSU School of Music offers a comprehensive music program with nearly 400 majors. It has over 50 faculty, 20 professional staff and 90 graduate assistants. It sponsors nearly 300 recitals, concerts, operas, and lectures each academic year. Degrees offered include the PhD (with concentrations in composition, music education, musicology and music theory), DMA (concentrations in choral conducting, performance, wind conducting), MM, BM, BME and BA (Liberal Arts).

LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

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