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Statement of Support for CMDA International Students

The CMDA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has issued a statement regarding the recent situation with the federal government and international students.

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Oscar and Emmy Award-winning Composer and LSU Alumnus Bill Conti Donating Original Scores to LSU

LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts alumnus William “Bill” Conti and his wife, LSU alumna Shelby Cox Conti, of Los Angeles, are giving their alma mater one of the university’s biggest in-kind gifts in history: the original scores from Bill’s prolific career as a composer and conductor.

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Internationally Recognized LSU Music Professor to Compose New Concerto Inspired by M. C. Escher

LSU School of Music’s Associate Professor of Composition Mara Gibson will pursue a unique music composition project for bassoon and orchestra inspired by the lithographs of M. C. Escher. She has been awarded a $32,300 grant from the Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars, or ATLAS, program of the Louisiana Board of Regents, to fund this project titled, “Escher Keys.”

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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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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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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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