Welcome to the LSU Bands



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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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Department News

LSU is excited to welcome Weston Lewis back to LSU as Visiting Assistant Director of Bands for the upcoming year.

Graduate conducting students Emmanuel Rodriguez (Department of Bands) and Francis Ku (Orchestral Studies) have been selected as conducting fellows for the Reynolds Conducting Institute at the 2023 Midwest Clinic in Chicago.

LSU is pleased to welcome Stuart Breczinski as the new Visiting Assistant Professor of Oboe, beginning August 2023.


Upcoming Events

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