Concert Band + Wind Ensemble

The band department houses two groups: the Concert Band and the Wind Ensemble:

  • The Concert Band focuses equally upon standard large band repertoire along with carefully selected transcriptions. Membership in this ensemble is open to all university students by audition.
  • The Wind Ensemble is a highly selective student ensemble performing standard and contemporary wind repertoire suited to the reduced instrumentation of the ensemble. Membership is by audition.


student Achievements + Research

Jazz Band performs at international conference, completes multi-city tour


he Jazz Band at Loyola University New Orleans, under the direction of Coordinator of Jazz Studies John Mahoney, performed at the fourth annual Jazz Education Network conference in Atlanta, Ga., earlier this month. The group’s concert was one of more than 80 performances at the conference.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Jazz coordinator John Mahoney performs in Rochester, N.Y.


John Mahoney, coordinator of jazz studies and instrumental music at Loyola University New Orleans, recently attended and performed at the Eastman School of Music Reunion and Tribute for conductor and trombonist Rayburn Wright in Rochester, N.Y.

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