CHANGING THE WORLD THROUGH THE ARTS

Students in the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts can look forward to a wide range of performance opportunities and exposure to world-class guest artists.

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Tomorrow's Talent Today

For more than a century, LSU has cultivated a rich tradition of musical and theatrical art forms.

We proudly carry that heritage into the 21st century, preparing our students for modern leadership roles and careers in the performing arts, as well as providing outreach and cultural enrichment to the community at-large. Mentoring and guiding our students are the unparalleled faculty of the School of Music and the School of Theatre, comprised of renowned scholars, stellar performers, vibrant creators, and inspiring teachers with active careers and international reputations for excellence.

 

 

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LSU Tiger Marching Band Receives Grammy Nomination

Four-time Grammy-nominated zydeco musician and LSU alumnus Sean Ardoin’s new album, “Full Circle,” which featured a historic collaboration with LSU’s Tiger Marching Band, has been nominated for a Grammy award for Best Regional Roots Music Album, the Recording Academy announced Tuesday.

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Call For Artists: Interactive Installation

The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to design and implement three thematically related exterior, site-specific sculptures or installations of original design for the Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Tiger Band Hall, and Cypress Residential Hall at Louisiana State University.

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Welcoming Eighth Blackbird to LSU

We are excited to welcome award-winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird to LSU for a special concert, featuring composer Viet Cuong’s Vital Signs, among other works.

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Announcing Our 2022 - 2023 Opera Season

LSU's Turner-Fischer Center for Opera is excited to announce four major productions for the 2022 - 2023 season, featuring a wide variety of classic and modern repertoire, catering to all ages and all tastes.

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Thank You Ruth!

After 20 years of dedicated service to LSU and the College of Music & Dramatic Arts, Ruth Alise, long a fixture of the Dean's Office and the School of Music front office, is celebrating her well-earned retirement.

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Kamile Geist

Kamile Geist Joins LSU Music

We are pleased to welcome Kamile Geist as the first Ava & Cordell Haymon Endowed Chair of Music Therapy, beginning Fall 2022.

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LSU Cares

LSU Cares is a university initiative dedicated to the well-being of students and promotion of a community that cares about each of its members. Using a CARE (Communicate, Assess, Refer, Educate) approach, staff review reports and provide appropriate resources in response. LSU Cares works with students to empower them to help students of concern and engage with victim support and advocacy resources.

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