The student, faculty, and alumni achievements and research listed below showcase the best of the College of Music and Fine Arts.
A 2016 Loyola University New Orleans graduate caps off her four years in college with a special win. Abbey Furlow of Omaha created the poster selected to represent the 2016 New Orleans Oyster Festival, which took placeJune 4-5 in Woldenberg Park along the New Orleans Riverfront.
Festival audiences heard the call of the Wolf Pack as Loyola University New Orleans students, faculty, staff, and alumni continued a longstanding tradition of performing at the New Orleans Heritage & Jazz Festival.
His successful performances won him a generous cash prize and a feature performance at the 2016 annual conference in Anaheim, California.
Benjamin Benus’s essay “The Vienna Method in Amsterdam: Peter Alma’s Office for Pictorial Statistics” in the spring 2016 issue of Design Issues (published by MIT Press)
Alex Burtzos ’08 (music) graduated with a doctoral degree in music from Manhattan School of Music
The play, "Song of a Man Coming Through," was staged by Southern Repertory Theatre and recently won two 2016 Big Easy Awards for Best Original Script (by Joe Morris Doss and Andrew Doss) and Best Actor (Robert DoQui).
Rosalind Santos '14 recently shot her first national Screen Actors Guild commercial for Popeyes.
Alexandra Kennon '15 is originating roles in two world premiere Tennessee Williams one-act plays that the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans is producing. The plays opened March 30-April 3, 2016 for the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival.
Monica R. Harris '07 will star in the role of Camille for the World Premiere of New Orleans playwright Kate Bailey's "Pleading 894" on April 21, 2016 at the University of New Orleans' Robert E. Nims Theatre.
Theatre Arts junior Evan Daigle and senior Marisa Nieto performed the Tennessee Williams classic at the Hotel Monteleone on April 2, 2016.