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.

Pictured: Ben Folds with the LSU Studio Orchestra


Spring 2022 Commencement

May 20, 2022  //  12:30 p.m.  //  LSU Union Theater

Join us as we celebrate our latest graduating class from the College of Music & Dramatic Arts!

Commencement is one of the most inspiring times on the LSU campus, but graduation is only the beginning for our latest class of graduates. Now you’ll embrace the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired at LSU and join our network of more than 250,000 alumni. You’ll soon find yourself in excellent company!



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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Alissa Rowe Joins LSU Music

We are pleased to welcome Alissa Rowe as the new Galante Director of Choral Studies, beginning August 2022.

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David Saccardi Joins LSU Music

We are pleased to welcome David Saccardi as the new Assistant Professor of Music Education, beginning August 2022.

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Brian Nabors

Brian Nabors Joins LSU Music

We are pleased to welcome Brian Nabors as the new Assistant Professor of Composition, beginning August 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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