Discover the LSU Bands

The Department of Bands is a storied component of the LSU School of Music, tracing its origins to the military traditions of the “Old War Skule” over a century ago. The Department encompasses five distinct performing groups and hosts a wide array of outreach events, camps, and workshops dedicated to the advancement of the performing arts.

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Alumni Spotlight: Austin Richardson

Recent Master of Music graduate Austin Richardson, from the studio of Dr. Hana Beloglavec, has accepted a one-year position as Acting Principal Trombone in the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Nanci Belmont Joins LSU Music

We are pleased to welcome Nanci Belmont as the new Assistant Professor of Bassoon, beginning August 2022.

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Tiger Band Performance Recognized by National Conference

A committee of judges from the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) has recognized the LSU Tiger Marching Band for their November 2021 show Land of the Free Because of the Brave, and invited the band faculty to present at the 2022 CBDNA Southern Regional Conference.

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Upcoming Events

Looking for more events? Browse the full Department of Bands calendar here.