Instrument Days & Workshops | LSU School of Music

Instrument Days & Workshops

Throughout the academic year, the LSU School of Music hosts a variety of instrument days, master classes, conferences, festivals and workshops. These special events cover a wide range of disciplines and interests. Information, registration forms and other related materials can be found on this page for each event, if applicable.

Conductor's Art

January 25 - 26, 2019

The Conductor's Art is a two-day wind conducting and teaching workshop. Participants will conduct the LSU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds, and Chamber Winds on advanced repertoire. Each participant will receive immediate feedback from the clinicians and a follow up video review in a one-on-one setting. Observational positions are also available.

Conductor's Art Details & Registration

Stately Oaks Band Festival

February 7 - 9, 2019

This multi-day camp features unique tracks designed for middle school (6th - 8th grades) and high school (9th - 12th grades) band students. Students will participate in full band rehearsals and master classes led by LSU faculty and staff, attend a collage concert showcasing the LSU School of Music and Department of Bands, and perform in a finale concert open to the public.

Stately Oaks Band Festival Details & Registration


LSU Bass Fest

March 8 - 9, 2019

The Louisiana Bass Fest is about sharing and connecting passion with all bassists. This year, we welcome special guest artist Satoshi Okamoto from the New York Philharmonic to lead our master classes and workshops alongside LSU Professor of Double Bass Yung-chiao Wei.

LSU Bass Fest Details & Registration

LSU Trumpet Festival

March 29 - 30, 2019

Hosted by LSU faculty Matthew Vangjel and Brian Shaw, the LSU Trumpet Festival welcomes guest artists Micah Wilkinson, Amy McCabe, Keith Benjamin, and Nick Smart, for a series of recitals and masterclasses.

To pre-register, please contact Andrew Wood.

For questions, please contact Matthew Vangjel or Brian Shaw.

LSU Double Reed Day

April 6, 2019

The 8th annual LSU Double Reed Day features Dwight Parry, principal oboe of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and Sue Heineman, principal bassoon of the National Symphony Orchestra, participating in various masterclasses, workshops, and a public concert.

LSU Double Reed Day Details & Registration