Laurence Hebert is a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana. In addition to teaching gospel choir at LSU, Laurence teaches ear training, music theory and applied piano at Southern University. Laurence is also the Faculty Advisor for the Beta Zeta chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon International Music Fraternity at Southern University. In 2015, Laurence was a featured artist in the Spirituals, Blues and Gospel Music concert series in Costa Rica, performing and conducting masterclasses in playing blues and performing gospel music. In 2017, Laurence worked with gospel artist LaVonte Heard and served as music director on his debut album Doxology Live. Currently, Laurence serves as the co-director of music at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.