News & Announcements

 

World-renowned Musician Willis Delony Awarded SEC Faculty Achievement Award

LSU Boyd Professor of Piano and Jazz Studies Willis Delony has been named LSU’s honoree for the 2020 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.

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Spring 2020 Diploma Ceremony Program

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2019 - 2020 Student Awards Ceremony

Each spring semester, the LSU School of Music hosts an awards ceremony to recognize the continued achievements of our students on national and international levels, and to award certain merit scholarships provided by the extraordinary benefactors of our school. Due to the closure of the LSU campus, this year the Student Awards Ceremony is presented virtually, with commentary by James Byo, Director of the School of Music, and Todd Queen, Dean of the College of Music & Dramatic Arts.

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Remembering Legendary Director of Bands Emeritus Frank Wickes

The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts and LSU Department of Bands are saddened to confirm the passing of Frank B. Wickes, LSU director of bands emeritus, at the age of 82.

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Simon Holoweiko Joins LSU, Department of Bands Expands

The LSU School of Music and LSU Department of Bands are pleased to announce that Simon Holoweiko will join the faculty as Associate Director of Bands, beginning Fall 2020.

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Announcing Arts@Home with the LSU CMDA

The faculty of the College of Music & Dramatic Arts are excited to present a new continuing education series, “Arts @ Home”, featuring regular videos by faculty members from our Schools of Music and Theatre!

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Cancellation of Spring 2020 Events

We regret to inform our patrons and the community that, in conjunction with LSU’s shift to online instruction for the rest of the semester, ALL previously scheduled School of Music, School of Theatre, and Turner-Fischer Center for Opera productions and performances are cancelled for the rest of the spring 2020 semester. This also includes any workshops, festivals, or instrument days.

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Louisiana Bass Festival Cancellation

The LSU School of Music administration, in coordination with Professor Yung-Chiao Wei, has decided to cancel the 2020 Louisiana Bass Festival.

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Double Reed Day 2020 Cancellation

The LSU School of Music administration, in coordination with Professors Hale and Pennington, has decided to postpone Double Reed Day 2020.

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Points of Pride - February 2020

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Dr. Kimberly Sparr Joins the LSU School of Music

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kimberly Sparr will be joining our faculty as the Associate Professor of Viola, starting in Fall 2020! Equally skilled as a soloist, chamber and orchestral violist, Kimberly Sparr has garnered praise for her...

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Dr. Cecilia Kang Joins the LSU School of Music

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Cecilia Kang will be joining our faculty as the Associate Professor of Clarinet, starting in Fall 2020! Dr. Kang enjoys a multifaceted career as a performer, educator and an adjudicator...

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From The Reveille: LSU Drum Major Fulfills Dreams In Championship

“As soon as the time went down and the confetti shot off it was like literally living a dream.”

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Susan Graham & Martin Katz Master Classes

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.

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LSU Graduate Stars in “Hamilton” in San Francisco

Two years after graduating from LSU, DeAundre’ Woods is making his theater dreams come true: performing in the musical “Hamilton” in San Francisco.

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Points of Pride - Fall 2019 In Review

The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts is pleased to present Points of Pride...

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The Sunshine Project Returns For 2020

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.

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Introducing Stanton Moore, Artist-in-Residence

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.

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Apothix Trio Cancellation

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Renowned Artist Ben Folds to Appear with LSU School of Music in November

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.

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