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John Turner and Jerry Fischer's Gift to LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts is Largest in College's History

John Turner and Jerry Fischer have made a historic gift to strengthen the vitality of the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts' renowned opera program and on-campus recital hall. LSU Opera, established in 1931 as one of the country's first major opera programs at a university, is now one of only a handful of named university opera programs. Turner and Fischer's $4 million investment, the largest gift in the college's history, creates the John G. Turner and Jerry G. Fischer Center for Opera at LSU and will enable the renovation of the LSU School of Music Recital Hall--including the addition of the Paula G. Manship Concert Organ--to create a world-class facility for educating high-level artists who have a global impact.

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Announcing Fall 2018 Choral Hearings

The Choral Studies division of the School of Music has announced information about choral hearings for Fall 2018.

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Operafestival di Roma Accepting 2019 Auditions

Operafestival di Roma, a unique study abroad experience created in collaboration with other collegiate opera programs in the United States, is now accepting auditions for the 2019 Season!

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Summer Events at the CMDA

The College of Music & Dramatic Arts is excited to present two incredible productions during June 2018: "Always... Patsy Cline" and "Hot Summer Nights, Cool Jazz"!

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CMDA Insider 4.8 - "Natural Shocks"

Join the School of Theatre for a special event, plus meet the School of Music students headed to Europe this summer for a special opportunity!

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Prof. Herndon Spillman to Retire After 41 Years

After 41 years, one of the University’s longest tenured music professors will be retiring.

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CMDA Insider 4.7 - "She's Back!"

The incredible "Always...Patsy Cline" returns to Baton Rouge, and a School of Music composition student is recognized nationally for her work.

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