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School of Music



Discover, Create, Lead

The LSU School of Music offers one of the nation’s most comprehensive music programs and serves as a cultural arts center for the state of Louisiana. Here, you’ll learn from acclaimed, expert faculty, as well as a world-renowned network of visiting artists who are innovators in their fields.

Moments in Music

The lobbies of the Music & Dramatic Arts building, School of Music, and Tiger Band Hall will soon feature a helpful new interactive digital kiosk experience for students and patrons alike, built by LSU College of Engineering undergraduate student Caleb Langley.

The LSU School of Music and LSU Department of Bands are pleased to announce Weston Lewis will continue in his role as Assistant Director of Bands.

LSU is pleased to welcome Andrew W. Parker as Assistant Professor of Oboe, beginning in August 2024.

The LSU School of Music is pleased to announce the official launch of the Bachelor of Music Therapy degree program, accepting students for Fall 2024 entry.

LSU is pleased to welcome Kendra Wheeler as Assistant Professor of Saxophone, beginning in August 2024.

LSU's Paula G. Manship Professor and Director of Bands Damon Talley was elected to membership in the prestigious American Bandmasters Association (ABA), considered one of the highest honors in the nation for a wind band conductor.

Upcoming Concerts & Events

Looking for more events? Browse the full School of Music calendar here.


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LSU Cares

LSU Cares is a university initiative dedicated to the well-being of students and promotion of a community that cares about each of its members. Using a CARE (Communicate, Assess, Refer, Educate) approach, staff review reports and provide appropriate resources in response. LSU Cares works with students to empower them to help students of concern and engage with victim support and advocacy resources.



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The LSU School of Music is proud to support Kids' Orchestra, a 501(c)3 organization building a community of creative and engaged students through music education in East Baton Rouge Parish.

As an El Sistema-inspired organization, Kids' Orchestra has adopted the guiding philosophy that music education can create great musicians and positively change the life trajectory of children in a given community. The organization works closely with our students and our school to provide elementary-age children with the opportunity to study music, learn an instrument, and practice the art of performance.

Learn More About Kids' Orchestra