The student, faculty, and alumni achievements and research listed below showcase the best of the College of Music and Fine Arts.
Kyle Chase, Music Industry Studies junior, is one of only 12 members of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity (Phi Psi) in the U.S. to win the annual Phi Kappa Psi Foundation’s American Leadership Academy Fellowship award.
Professor Joy Allen, faculty director and coordinator of Loyola's music therapy program, was recently interviewed by Louisiana's Health & Fitness Magazine about Loyola's music therapy program, the therapeutic nature of music, and the role of music in society.
David Pryor ’89 (music education) has been named director of music at St. Michael Catholic High School, which will open in August of this year in Daphne, Ala.
Christilisa “Missy” Gilmore ’10 (music industry studies) has just started her own business, Travel’s Tune, a boutique music travel agency specializing in one-of-a-kind New Orleans music vacation experiences.
Scott Maher ’14 (music industry studies) was recently accepted into the Peace Corps and will begin his work in Cambodia this summer.
John Seefeldt, Loyola University Assistant Professor of Interactive and New Media at will be exhibiting his new work, "Fragments of Reconstruction and Longing" at the Sculpture Center in Cleveland, OH as part of their Window to Sculpture Emerging Artist 2016 Series.
Patrick Burtchaell, design sophomore, was selected for a product design internship at Facebook for summer 2016.
Dimitri Staszewski, 2014 Loyola graduate of Music Industry Studies, has won a Fulbright Scholarship co-sponsored by MTVu to research and document the changing nomadic culture in Mongolia and the cultural force of their music.
Robert Trujillo, famous as bassist of multi-platinum, Grammy-winning rock band Metallica, stopped by to promote his new documentary, Jaco. Along with co-producer Johnny Pastorius, Trujillo tells the story of bassist Jaco Pastorius.