The CMDA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has issued a statement regarding the recent situation with the federal government and international students.
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.
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.”
LSU Boyd Professor of Piano and Jazz Studies Willis Delony has been named LSU’s honoree for the 2020 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.
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.