Discover, Create, Lead
The LSU School of Music offers one of the nation’s most comprehensive music programs and serves as a cultural arts center for the state of Louisiana. Here, you’ll learn from acclaimed, expert faculty, as well as a world-renowned network of visiting artists who are innovators in their fields.
Moments in Music
We are pleased to welcome David Dockan and Faith Hall as the newest Assistant Professors of Music Education, beginning August 2024.
LSU opera alumnus Paul Groves performed in the Metropolitan Opera's GRAMMY-winning production of "Champion.", recognized at the 2024 Recording Academy GRAMMY Awards.
The 2024 edition of the Stately Oaks Music Festival – a multi-day immersive camp for middle and high school musicians – set an attendance record, with nearly 400 students participating. New for this year, the Festival welcomed string musicians and presented two orchestral ensembles.
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.
The LSU School of Music is proud to support Kids' Orchestra, a 501(c)3 organization building a community of creative and engaged students through music education in East Baton Rouge Parish.
As an El Sistema-inspired organization, Kids' Orchestra has adopted the guiding philosophy that music education can create great musicians and positively change the life trajectory of children in a given community. The organization works closely with our students and our school to provide elementary-age children with the opportunity to study music, learn an instrument, and practice the art of performance.