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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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Points of Pride - Year In Review

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

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Spring 2019 Commencement Program

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Gift to LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts Positions LSU as National Leader in Music Therapy

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.

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Director of Bands Emeritus Frank Wickes to Receive Honorary Doctorate

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.

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Fall 2018 Commencement Program

The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts is pleased to present the Fall 2018 Commencement & Diploma Ceremony.

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National Opera Association Recognizes LSU Productions

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.

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