Achievements

The student, faculty, and alumni achievements and research listed below showcase the best of the College of Music and Fine Arts.

Andrew Goodwin: CID Entertainment Manager and Nonprofit Sponsor

Andrew currently works for CID Entertainment in a variety of management roles, including ticketing, credentials, transportation, and VIP concierge.

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Jimmy Elcock: Nationally Touring Drummer and Bandleader

Jimmy knew he was hooked on music for life after an opportunity to play with the Blue Man Group on a unique PVC-based instrument of his own design.

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Karoline Schleh will be one of four artists honored at the NOMA Love In the Garden 2017

Schleh’s drawings, paintings, and prints are rendered with a distinct atmospheric quality and longhand backwards script, which she has developed over the past 25 years. Her most recent compositions, inspired by landscape study, weather systems, and the human form, reference...

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Instructor Mia Borders Profiled in Offbeat Magazine

Instructor Mia Borders was recently profiled in New Orleans’ Offbeat Magazine, which covered her recent performance at New Orleans’ world-famous Jazz and Heritage Festival, her style and influences, and growing up in Uptown New Orleans.

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Vocal Instructor Eboneé Davis and OperaCreole Featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition

As principal soprano and board member of the New Orleans opera company OperaCreole, FAMIS vocal instructor Eboneé Davis was recently mentioned in a profile on NPR’s Weekend Edition

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Scott Billington-Produced Record Wins BMA Blues Record of the Year

Bobby Rush’s Grammy®-winning 2017 album Porcupine Meat, produced by Loyola’s own Scott Billington, chalked up another win for Album of the Year at the 38th annual Blues Music Awards.

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Sweet Crude Headlines Student-Produced Fools Fest

The live music extravaganza included a student organization showcase featuring field day games, classic carnival games, arts and crafts, international food tastings, and more family-friendly activities.

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Bill Drafted by Professor Tim Kappel Introduced in Louisiana Legislature

HB 415, known as the Allen Toussaint Legacy Act, was introduced into the Louisiana state legislature by Representative Walt Leger III on March 31, 2017.

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David D’Angelo Releases Stunning Music Video Shot by Drone in New Zealand

Most students who study abroad return home with some souvenirs, but Music Industry Studies major and music producer David D’Angelo may take the cake with his.

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Faculty-Produced Bobby Rush Album Wins Grammy Award

FAMIS faculty hit the red carpet as their collaborative work on Bobby Rush’s blues album Porcupine Meat was nominated for the 59th Annual Grammy® Awards Best Traditional Blues Album category.

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