News & Announcements
“As soon as the time went down and the confetti shot off it was like literally living a dream.”
Prior to their February 1, 2020 recital performance alongside Paul Groves, Susan Graham and Martin Katz will each present a master class session to students of the LSU School of Music. The master class will be open to public viewing.
Two years after graduating from LSU, DeAundre’ Woods is making his theater dreams come true: performing in the musical “Hamilton” in San Francisco.
The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts is pleased to present Points of Pride...
The Music Education area is excited to announce the continuation of its unique performing arts program: The Sunshine Project, for the Spring 2020 semester at the LSU School of Music.
The LSU School of Music is excited to welcome GRAMMY award-winning drummer Stanton Moore as an artist-in-residence for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Award-winning singer-songwriter Ben Folds will join the LSU School of Music and LSU Symphony Orchestra for two performances of his trademark genre-bending music in the LSU Union Theatre, Nov. 2 and 3.
The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts is pleased to present...
Prof. Willis Delony has been named the 76th Boyd Professor in LSU history.
"Hot Summer Nights, Cool Jazz," the LSU School of Music's trademark annual summer jazz series, will return this June, featuring four uniquely styled performances with the LSU School of Music jazz faculty and prominent guest artists.
LSU alumni Ava Leavell Haymon and Cordell Haymon of Baton Rouge have made a $1.2 million gift to the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts to fund an endowed chair in music therapy, making LSU a leader in creating such a position. The Haymons’ gift, which will be eligible for $800,000 in competitive matching funds from the Louisiana Board of Regents, will establish the first music therapy program at a public university in Louisiana.
The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts and LSU Department of Bands are pleased to announce that Frank B. Wickes, director of bands emeritus, will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree at the university's spring 2019 commencement exercises, taking place Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11.
The LSU Wind Ensemble has been chosen from among dozens of other peer collegiate ensembles to perform at the College Band Directors National Association, or CBDNA, National Convention, to be hosted at Arizona State University Feb. 20-23.
The Prism Project is a performing arts program for Baton Rouge-area students age 6-14 with special needs, providing opportunities to learn appropriate social and performing arts skills and directly engage with their peers.
Two recent opera productions at the Turner-Fischer Center for Opera at LSU have received high honors from the National Opera Association, or NOA, as they announced the winners of the annual NOA Collegiate Opera Production Competition this week.
The Office of Recruitment & Diversity is pleased to introduce the Music Ambassadors program...
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.
The Choral Studies division of the School of Music has announced information about choral hearings for Fall 2018.